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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 all have a vision of the mother we will be. Then we have kids. No matter how many kids we have or how close together, I think we all experience this deviation from what we hoped for as mothers and what we become. WHEN DID I STOP ENJOYING MY KIDS? In my case, […]
A few years into blogging and someone I really respect gave me a brochure to a writers conference they thought I’d be interested. If you ask Conor, I’m still talking about that event. Not only ‘who’ considered me a writer, but that someone considered me a writer, period. It was a game changer for me. […]
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 […]
This post is a couple of months overdue, but I’ve been really busy…. killing garden vegetables, cutting crusts off sandwiches and sweeping the floors every few hours. So flashback to the end of June. After almost nine-months being gluten and dairy free for baby girl; after almost two years of back-to-back pregnancies and nursing; after a being […]
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 […]