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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.
It started with a text conversation I had with a mombestie. She sent me pics of something they were doing that day and I told her that I admired the culture she was building in her family. What I mean by this is the special lifestyle, traditions, stories, practices, beliefs that are unique to this […]
LIFE ON PURPOSE! It is a way of approaching your day with intention. For our family, it means sitting down at the beginning of each year to reflect and plan out the year ahead. We started about three years ago and it has helped us to start forming the life we want to live. Writing […]
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 . . . . MOTIVATE WHO THEY ARE RATHER […]
Are you feeling MEH about the New Year? The top strategy we found to help us prevent overspending. The top ten posts of 2018. An update on the Life on Purpose Workbook ++ simple life ++ Are you starting the New Year feeling totally MEH? There can be a lot of pressure to […]
For a while, I thought these ‘top ten of the year’ posts were a little silly. But as my site has filled up with years and years of content, I have come to appreciate them. They show what you readers have loved the most. They show what brought you here and what interested you. They […]
If you are already plotting how to escape the frigid drudgery of Winter, perhaps you need to make a list of all the ways to add some HYGGE into these cold weather months! To recap: Hygge is the Danish word for that feeling you get when you are cozy, safe, seen, connected, relaxed, grateful. It […]
What is hygge? My bestie recently remodelled her kitchen and moved some furniture in her living room. I plunked down on her couch and shouted ‘your couch is hygge now!‘ (pronounced hoo-guh, by the way). Her couch used to be in front of the big living room window and now it was perpendicular to it […]
When I heard about bullet journaling I think I shouted out loud, ‘it IS a thing!?’ Because I had been doing it for years without realizing it. You probably have to. Here is how you know if you are a bullet journaler in hiding: Do you keep lists? Or are you, as I like to […]
Alternate title: Why is this crap still in your house? After the initial ‘purges’ I felt good. I got rid of the easy stuff: the garbage, the broken, the ‘I don’t even really like this’, or the ‘that was so college Me’ Inspired by @sophiemar12 to clean my bedroom and hit the jackpot of […]
Did you know you can DIY microwave popcorn? The Finnish art of Sisu. My Pantry epiphany. ++ simple food ++ Did you know you can DIY microwave popcorn!? I saw it on Instagram stories and started searching Pinterest. Here is a pin to get you started. Also, check out my Easy Entertaining Pinterest […]