A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Three Steps to Wanting Less

Note: This is a guest post by Rachel Jonat from The Minimalist Mom. I grew up wanting a lot more than I had. We lived in a wealthy community and my mother was a single parent of six children. She decided to keep us in that city, despite the … [Continue reading]

Minimalism, Menus, and Saving Money

One of the biggest challenges as a family of 10 is dealing with feeding everyone. For any family, keeping up with menu planning while keeping the money spent on food in check, can be a big deal. Keeping within the minimalist mindset, we don't want … [Continue reading]

Kickstart Your Decluttering

I get lots of requests from people wanting to know how to start decluttering. When you make the decision to live with less, you want it as quickly as possible. When I started reading about minimalism and reading the stories of how it literally … [Continue reading]

How to Create Your Bedroom Oasis

The state of your bedroom will deeply impact your last thought of every day and your first feeling of every morning. If you are surrounded by clutter, you will feel unsettled while a clear space facilitates calmness. I love my big family, but if I … [Continue reading]

Frozen Feet, a Thankful Heart, and a Listening Ear

Like much of America, we have had some insane winter weather here in Georgia. It has been nearly a solid week that we have been iced in. Yep, not snowed in. . .literally iced in. Our half-mile driveway is completely impassible. So we have been … [Continue reading]