When Nothing Sparks Joy: The KonMari Method and Depression

When Nothing Sparks Joy: Decluttering and Depression

A few months ago I wrote this review of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. It fit so perfectly with my desire to live an uncluttered, minimalist lifestyle that I wanted to begin immediately.  The book recommends decluttering items in your home in a specific order. Clothing, Books, Papers, Komono (a […]

Thanksgiving Prep Checklist {Free Download}

Thanksgiving Prep Checklist

I made you a free printable PDF checklist to help you organize your Thanksgiving celebration! Just click here to download it!

Grab and Go Breakfast Station

Grab and Go Breakfast Station

My son started his senior year of high school this year.  Usually on a big day like the first day of school, I’d get up early to make him a good breakfast. I don’t care that he drives, or that he’s going to be a legal adult in a little over a month. He’s still my […]

Fall Style: Leopard Mocs, Two Ways

Vionic Piper Driving Mocc

Disclosure: Vionic offered to send me a pair of shoes, of my choice, out of their Fall collection, and I accepted. I’ve purchased Vionic shoes in the past and loved them. I did not agree to say anything specific about the shoes, and I was not offered any additional payment to write this post.  All […]

Meet the Girls

We got chickens!

 We got chickens!    We recently acquired a mama chicken and her three babies from a family who needed to move. They ran around like crazy and hid while I tried to take their pictures, so here is a picture of the mama and one baby. (But you can see a wee beak belonging to […]

August 2015 Stitch Fix Review

I love this girl's Stitch Fix reviews!

Reunited and it feels so gooooood! Was my last Stitch Fix really last October? Wow, how time flies. I didn’t mean to stop getting fixes entirely for ten months, but relocating to a different state is no joke. Just getting used to the area and setting up a house, and then a few months later […]

Back to School {Simplified} **Giveaway and $45 in Clothing Credits**

Back to School: Simplified

“You learn something every day if you pay attention.” – Ray LeBlond My oldest son is going to be a high school senior this year. A freaking senior.  I literally can’t even. Where does the time go?  That means I’ve been doing “Back to School” for twelve years of my life now. Plus three years […]

DIY Upside Down Tomato Planters

DIY Topsy Turvy Tomato Planter

Last year I discovered the magic of growing tomatoes upside down. I was renting a house where the dirt was horrible quality, and we had feral cats in the neighborhood who dug up all of my attempts at gardening. It was exactly as charming as it sounds. I was complaining to someone I knew about my gardening […]

Natural Mom Personality Quiz: What Type of Natural Mom Are You?

What Is Your Natural Mom Personality?

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The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up {Book Review}

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up Review

FTC Disclosure: I was provided with a copy of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, free of charge for review purposes. I was not compensated for this review in any other way and all opinions are my own.   Here is my review:   I’ve been seeing reviews for The Life Changing Magic of […]

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