HAVING A MINIMALIST SUMMER

HAVING A MINIMALIST SUMMER

I’m finding more and more families are having jam packed summers with lots (or too many) events to attend. I however, believe our children need time in the summer to play freely and explore. In this blog post, I share tips on how to have a simple and enjoyable summer.

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BEST THINGS TO DECLUTTER DURING SUMMER

BEST THINGS TO DECLUTTER DURING SUMMER

Sure, summer is a great time to relax but for me, it is also a great way to do some decluttering and cleaning around the house. I never really get around to spring cleaning because often where I live, there is still snow on the ground and often it seems to be the busiest time of the year. Summer has become a great time for me to declutter because this is when I am switching the house (and my mind) over from the cold to warm season.

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HOW TO STOP WASTING TIME AND MONEY ON SHOPPING

HOW TO STOP WASTING TIME AND MONEY ON SHOPPING

I used to be a shopaholic and things got a little out of control. While I can’t change the new stores that keep popping up or the awesome sales they may have, I can make changes to my lifestyle. This blog post shares the steps I took to stop wasting time and money on shopping:

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HOW TO MAINTAIN A TIDY HOME

HOW TO MAINTAIN A TIDY HOME

Do you scramble to clean the house when someone calls/texts they want to drop by? I used to be the same way. The last couple of years, I learned how to keep a very tidy home without spending hours a day or week keeping it that way. This blog post shares my secrets of how I maintain a tidy home on a regular basis in a non time- consuming way.

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SAYING NO TO SHOPPING FAST FASHION

SAYING NO TO SHOPPING FAST FASHION

For the past couple of months, I bypassed two (potentially three) major shopping events - Black Friday, Christmas, and Boxing Day. Years ago, I would flock to the mall on one or all of these days and buy close to an entire new wardrobe for the rest of the year. I was taught as a child to buy things on sale to stretch my dollar further. Obviously, it makes sense to buy my clothes on these days when the sales are the best.

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MOTHERHOOD DECLUTTERED

MOTHERHOOD DECLUTTERED

Does it spark joy for you? If you haven’t heard if this phrase from Marie Kondo, you might be living under a really big rock, or you don’t have access to Netflix. On the very first day of 2019, Netflix released an original series named Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. In this series, families welcome the tidying expert, Marie Kondo, into their homes to declutter and find joy in the possessions they decide to keep.

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