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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.
We are coming off a year of ‘giving experiences not gifts’ so I’ve been approaching this Christmas with a smaller shopping list and big plans on how to ‘do things’ with our kids. We have told the kids that for Christmas we will take them to a hotel and go swimming. Their reaction has been […]
Twice. That’s how many times everything I believed about Christmas has been torn to little sparkly shreds of lies. First, when my older brother told me there was no Santa. I cried on the couch in my parent’s lap. Second, when I found out that Jesus probably wasn’t really born at Christmas time. Right?! I […]
We all feel the tension. The commercialization versus the simple joy of togetherness. The presents versus the presence. Of course, I’d like to raise charitable kids over entitled kids but I don’t want them to think there is anything wrong with presents. I like presents! To me, the perfect gift is one that has thought […]
On Friday we talked about these five tips to make your Christmas simpler. But ‘simple’ looks different to each family. What does it look like to your family? The first step in finding your Simple Christmas is to get to know what’s going on under that candy cane grin. What are your expectations, your sources of […]
Christmas was likely a holiday that you adored as a child. You can smile and rattle off some treasured family traditions. Even if it was something strange and simple, like stealing the Christmas tree from the Christmas Eve church service because your Dad was a holiday Scrooge and you hadn’t put up a tree […]
Declutter your mind and time with a brain dump, keep track of all the seasonal kid’s clothes and handmedowns, change your habits using minimum baseline. Welcome to another Simple Saturday! This is a bi-weekly email newsletter that has been running for 2 years! HAPPY ANNIVERSARY FRIENDS!! Thank you for being along with me on this […]
Brain dumps. I talk about them often in Simple Saturdays. I recommend them to friends. I do them almost weekly. Why? Because I think they are a life hack. They help you DO LIFE BETTER. So what is a brain dump? It is a list of ALL the things taking up space in your brain. […]
In this Simple Saturday we are talking about: SIMPLE HOME decluttering the kitchen to make space for a planning station SIMPLE FOOD how to make a DIY meal planning book that will save you effort planning what to eat for the week SIMPLE STYLE a fabulous episode from Sorta Awesome about setting up your capsule wardrobe […]
This was supposed to be a little project I shared with the Simple Saturday newsletter, but there were so many photos I had to make it a blog post. I also wanted to share it in a blog post because something cool really happened from this simple decluttering project…. we actually are keeping our counters […]
Simple Saturdays is a bi-weekly email newsletter that many of you lovely readers subscribe to. It is full of little tips, encouragement and insights into making minimalism and purposeful living work for you. Now I am offering the Simple Saturday newsletter in podcast form as well because I’m nerdy like that. In this first episode, […]