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Simple Saturdays is bi-weekly encouragement to help moms simplify their life and live with more passion and purpose.
It is an email newsletter, also in podcast form!
It isn't just any old email! It is a fun, quick read of insights, tips and references for everything simple, on purpose, and waffles.
What I have learned about intentional living, why moms need office hours and how a mom’s retreat can help, eating the same food every day – the Food Uniform – and a great dinner idea. ++ simple heart ++ What is intentional living? Simply put, it is living your life ON PURPOSE. […]
I am writing to you from a hotel room where I have stayed for two nights, typing away, soaking in the tub and eating cheese. On the first night, my bestie came with me and we had a nice dinner and then sat down at our computers and TOOK CARE OF BUSINESS. For me, I’m […]
INTENTIONAL LIVING mom of three WHY AM I UNHAPPY? I was standing in my basement looking at a small metal sign that read ‘hot chocolate 50 cents’. I bought it to fill a spot in my first ‘adult home’ out of college. I thought it said ‘this woman likes old-timey things because she put this […]
Alternate Title: Go On Road Trips, They Said! It’s Fun, They Said! I thought I should check in with the ‘lists‘ we made of how we wanted to parent our kids. We set some clear ideas on things we wanted to do from the mundane to the epic. We wrote out qualities we wanted our kids […]
Have you ever met a family and looked at their lifestyle, or traditions, or way of interacting and thought, ‘yeah, they’ve got that something‘. Maybe they are travelling around the world, or homesteading on an acreage, or left the rat race and moved to an island for the slow life. These are the kind of […]
Currently decluttering, tips to plan your day, date your friends, a vision for the bedroom means decluttering. Episode 14
Spaces I decluttered this week, tips to plan your day, plan a friend date, decluttering our bedroom to work towards our home vision DECLUTTERING In the email newsletter, I shared some pics of my decluttered sweater collection. Anytime you think you don’t have enough of something – take an inventory (says the woman who thought […]
This morning I was reflecting back on how my life was four years ago. We had our first two kids 16 months apart and the second, my daughter, needed a lot. She napped for 20 minutes intervals, on my chest. She cried from 4pm on til about 11pm. I was a wreck, I became a […]
Last spring I was rocking Dawson to sleep. I could hear Levi and Nena playing dress-up in the living room. Nena was torn between princess and horse. Levi was trying to wriggle into the cowboy costume. I could hear him say, “No, don’t be a princess, I want you to be a horse.” If you […]
I know she loved tea…..And chain smoking in her house smock….. And barking at her husband. I imagine her delicately-flowered teapot with a gradation of brown rings inside, marking days upon weeks upon years of drinking orange pekoe. These stains, a reminder that you don’t do something every single day unless it means something. I […]
Now that I am just past my mid-30s, I feel like I can say with certainty that I didn’t know a thing in my 20s (other than how to wear socks and sandals and identify the native plants of Southern BC. What a catch!). The 30s have given me a crash course in life, most […]