A Simple Approach to Living With Less

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]

When Life Gives You Lemons, Don’t Let Them Clutter Up Your House

We've all heard the popular quote: "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." This popular bit of advice is all about making the best of a not-so-great situation. It's great advice to battle that sense of helplessness we feel when life doesn't go … [Continue reading]