While I do miss work dearly, I am trying to embrace a more "simpler" lifestyle.We've been doing more outdoor activities with the kids such as going to different state parks for swimming and hiking.Now that they are a bit older, they can manage walking longer distances.On one hike, my two "oldest" lasted over an hour.It … Continue reading Exploring Nature.
Last Friday was a rough day. The kids were misbehaving and just bugging each other as per sibling usual. There were toys everywhere. I had asked them to clean up and they did. An hour later the house was a wreck again and they started misbehaving... again. Most parents threaten to take their kids favorite … Continue reading I Took My Kids’ Toys Away [And Gave Some Back].
This week I made the hard decision to stop doing YouTube videos. With finding out that work is going to be closed until next year and just trying to navigate my thoughts, I just have not had the energy to make a video. It's time consuming to not only make a video but edit one … Continue reading Decisions.
Hello friends, we are back on [blog] track. 🙂 I've been trying to find little joys in some "not so common" things for myself. I decided to place a Grove Collaborative order (I haven't since we moved to the house) and get a few Mrs. Meyers products to make cleaning more "fun."Now if you know … Continue reading Lately.
We got a new table and chair set after a couple of chairs had broken from our kitchen set. It was from Pat's grandmother and I believe it was almost 50 years old. It's definitely served it's purpose. During quarantine, the kitchen table had become the hot spot for a million activities, including homeschooling.It was … Continue reading New Addition.
I have to admit while I was finding my groove before with being at home, for some reason I have fallen off this weekend [and the past few days]. I just haven't had the motivation at night to work on my [entire] night routine. Instead, I've been focusing on making to-do lists first thing in … Continue reading Weekend Recap.
Hello May! This past weekend was amazing.I made it a point to wake up before the kids and it started my day on the right note. No to mention, the sun was shinning, the kiddos [mostly] behaved, I got to workout outside and even got to read.I wish every day was like this, but of … Continue reading Outer Order.
Earlier this year, I shared what is means to me to have a "minimalist" home. Every minimalist has their own ideal of what minimalism in their home is - that's the beauty of it. Today, I wanted to share what each part of our home looks like as I don't think I ever shared each … Continue reading Minimalist Home Part II: House Tour.
Just as with most things in life, decluttering is NOT a destination, it's a journey. Just because you declutter once, doesn't mean that is the end. You have to continue on with the process and be more mindful of the items that enter your home. Even though I had decluttered the kitchen earlier this year, … Continue reading Decluttering for the Holidays
Since focusing more on my nightly self care habits after the kids have gone to bed, I've developed somewhat of a "night time" routine. Here’s what my current solo nighttime routine looks like with three kids: 6:00: Clean the kitchen up post dinner and give the kids some milk.At this moment, the kids do their own thing. … Continue reading Nighttime Routine [w/ 3 Kids]