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We have been working on simplifying our home and the first step we took was to remove the EXCESS. In the first six months of decluttering, we had done three toy purges and reduced the kids’ toys by over half. We weren’t too nervous about removing this many toys because of what we learned […]
I wanted to wrap up my You Can Simplify Your Life series with things that make my life simpler. Simple Life Living simple and on purpose is a very personalized thing. It means taking the time to find out what simple looks and feels like to you. It means setting your own vision and values […]
When Simple Saturday readers email me, a common problem they share with me is that they are wanting to simplify their home but their spouse is less excited about it. I have some thoughts on this I hope will help those struggling with this . . . . SEVEN TIPS FOR WHEN YOUR SPOUSE […]
There’s a lot of great pins for this year’s fall fashion trends and rules. However, let’s not neglect the timeless fashion lessons that can be learned right at home. If you have toddlers who are dressing themselves then you are getting a lesson in self-expression through reckless style swagger. Toddlers don’t give a hot-loving thought […]
This past week I was without a planner – I was waiting for my new one in the mail. My life fell apart. I forgot errands, forgot supplies for activities, I might have even forgotten deodorant a couple of days and I’m gonna blame that on my planner. Then I was chatting with my neighbour […]
It’s been a year since everything changed. A year since I started decluttering our home. This time one year ago I was reading The Joy of Less and Seven after hearing about them on Instagram. These books rustled me up, made me uncomfortable, motivated me to make some big changes. They were marked with an […]
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What if I have spent many decades of my life putting limits my own potential? The reality is that we all do. We limit our potential and self-growth. And it has nothing to do with the goals we set/don’t set, or the education we strive for, or the habits we work hard to break/make. It […]
I woke up one cold January morning and it was like something clicked. When people say that the fog was lifted from their view, I finally get it, that’s what it was like. The fog had burnt off and all I could see was the life I didn’t want to live. The life that has been […]
Today’s episode is part one of four about what simple living comes down to. It’s a series about why we don’t have a simple life, how to determine what simple looks like to you and how to get started. By the way, I’m summarizing my post What Simple Living Really Comes Down To so if […]
What hurdles are we up against that make having a simpler life difficult? In my years of pursuing LIFE ON PURPOSE, and in my experience life coaching women, I know that there can be a lot of “WHY NOTs” that pop up for us. They tell us a lot about our own limiting mindsets and […]
With Father’s Day approaching thought I would share with you some gifts ideas I’ve had in the past. I hope they help you….. Last Christmas I was 8 months pregnant. To prepare for our new arrival I wanted to make the theme of my husband’s Christmas gifts “Things You’ll Need Now That You Are A […]
Motherhood is a game you are thrown into without experience. Even if you have been around kids a lot it is different when they are ALWAYS THERE, kicking you in the face at 3am, asking for pancakes at 5am, fighting with their sibling from the time their eyes open….it’s just a lot that is new and […]