A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Minimalist Moms Favorite Reads This Week

This a collection of my favorite things I've read this week. Several of them this week focus on the upcoming holidays. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did. Make Christmas Clutter Free with Consumable Gifts by Jessie Leigh at Money Saving … [Continue reading]

Blessed by Clutter

I'm reposting this in honor of Thanksgiving Day today. Whether you're celebrating this holiday today or not, take a moment to look around you and count your blessings. Have an awesome day! Today I’m thankful for my mess. I’m thankful for my … [Continue reading]

Clean It Up…or…Clean It Out

One of my major motivations for choosing minimalism was the realization that I spend a lot of my time cleaning up the same messes over and over again. I see the same toys on the floor, the same catalogs no one is looking at, the same drink coasters … [Continue reading]

The Psychological Security of Stuff

I can always count on my kids to teach me important lessons. Tonight I learned a lesson from my two-year-old daughter on how holding on to stuff makes us feel secure. When I started my journey to minimalism, one of the first areas I decluttered was … [Continue reading]

Minimizing Holiday Meal Prep Stress

With the holidays around the corner, my thoughts are filled with plans for our big family meals. Big holiday gatherings can go one of two ways. Things either go smoothly and you arrive at the end of them tired but content. Or things can be a hectic … [Continue reading]