A Simple Approach to Living With Less

More Than a Homemaker

I am a woman. I am a wife, daughter, sister, mother, and friend.

I am a hard worker. I am a writer, a web designer, a teacher, a cook, and a housekeeper.
I am a hybrid homemaker.

I am blessed to be able to work from home and be with my family. For many, an opportunity like that feels incredibly far out of reach. Walking away from your day job can be a very scary step–but it’s not impossible.

Simple Beauty with Simple Photography

I absolutely love how photography tells a story. It is true that images can capture thoughts and feelings in an instant that words often fail to adequately express. One of my favorite parts of writing this blog is taking the time to find the perfect image for every post. I have filled my new book with images because I love how each one adds depth to the writing.

Feed a Family With Minimal Fuss

It’s challenging to feed a family of ten. When we go shopping for a week, it takes two people so they can each push a cart. One person mans the list and the other tracks the coupons we’re using. It is pretty amusing watching the cashier’s face and have them ask us if we’re having […]

Minimalist Advice for New Moms and Dads

There is so much I would do differently as a new mom. If I had discovered minimalism when my kids were younger, life could have been so much simpler. My oldest is now in middle school and in many ways life is far from simple. I consider myself a fairly laid back mom. I never […]