I put "day off" in quotations because let's be real, a mom's brain never just shuts off. On these days, you'll find me spending a good chunk of the time cleaning the kids room, doing laundry and just trying to do things that just take too long with the kiddos around. Each "day off" varies, … Continue reading Day In The Life: Mom “Day Off.”
I'll be honest, I used to get very angry when people would tell me since I was separated from my ex, I show now just focus on "myself." I had no idea what that meant really. I was too busy being angry; angry at my ex, angry at the world and angry with myself. But … Continue reading [Re]Focusing On Me.
Over the past couple of weeks, I've started to become more intentional on how I spend my time. Going back to "slow living" has been great for my anxiety.Ive been enjoyig the simple things that the season has to offer. Here are a few things I've been enjoying to do this fall season: Hiking.Hiking or … Continue reading 5 Cozy, Simple Fall Activities.
The evenings are cooling here in New Hampshire.It's been in the low 50's at night and I've been loving it. I recently went to Target to pick up a few items for the kiddos. Naturally, I ended up with things not on my list, like this welcome mat.I also spotted this candle and had to … Continue reading Fall Vibes.
I recently took a trip to New York; just me and my oldest.To be honest, I just needed a break from the norm. It's hard to believe that the fall is almost here, but I am highly excited for sweater weather.I surprised my mom with a stay at Bear Mountain. It was kind of a … Continue reading R&R.
I had every intention to writing a post this past weekend, yet it just never came to me.There have been a few things going on, but I'll share that in a post another time. I've just been enjoying spending more time with the kiddos than I would have if I was working.It's funny because for … Continue reading Lately.
We've been spending a lot of time at that local "field." I honestly don't know we haven't before.It's only a two minute drive away. There's a pond, a soccer area and picnic benches. We've had meals there, played with kites and even just thrown rocks into the pond.They have a small "beach" area, that is … Continue reading Enjoying Simple Things.
This week I experienced burnout; again. I experienced burnout last September going through all the motions with my husband. This time, it was between being down, lack of sleep, over caffeinating and working out too hard when I shouldn't have. Yes even I, the fitness instructor, am human. I took off this week from my … Continue reading Burnout.
Since my first "no spend month," I've looked much deeper into my monthly spends and budget. A few of my hours at work were cut due to the company's budget earlier this year and I didn't know what would happened. I had less than a month to figure out how I was going to earn … Continue reading November “No Spend Month” Recap & Budget Planning for 2020.
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.