Happy New Year readers! Instead of starting this month with my typical post about my latest bullet journal spread, I’m excited to share my goals with you for 2017. I keep telling people (perhaps for accountability’s sake more than anything) that 2017 is going to be the year that I finally and fully embrace what I’ve always wanted to become: a minimalist. Why Harboring So Many Interests Is Hurting You Operation Minimalist. It seems from the dawn of the idea in my mind, the implementation of minimalism has either eluded me or I’ve made every excuse to keep clinging to every unnecessary thing in my life.Read More →

We’re finally starting to get a little chill in the air here, so I broke out the ironing board and steamed my winter wardrobe for the season. I’m actually pretty excited to see how I can mix and match and dress this capsule up over the next couple of months! Ever created your own capsule wardrobe? It’s a super fun and challenging way to make the most out of a small collection of clothing. Why create one? If you are a SAHM like myself, sometimes it feels easier to just stay in your leggings and oversized sweat shirt all day. No more with a capsuleRead More →

Thanksgiving has come and gone and I feel like we’ve barely had a minute to breathe before the Christmas trees start going up and lights appear everywhere. I decided to take a week long break from social media to enjoy family gatherings and it was refreshing. It’s so easy to forget how real the world is and how much there is to be thankful for when you live your life on the internet–family, traditions, feasts, and togetherness. Read More →

Every spring and fall the library near my house has a massive book sale on the cheap and it’s one of my new favorite ways to bring in the season. Books are only a few dollars and get cheaper as the sale goes on and I just can’t help but fill my arms. I’ve been trudging my way through Crime & Punishment for a while now and, although it’s classic literature, I’m ready to move on to something new for a while. Read More →

Why do they call it Labor Day?? After enjoying a really lazy weekend already, this morning my family has slept in, sipped our coffee, and had a FaceTime chat with family–no labor here! Okay, so we are actually planning on spending the rest of our day packing up to move in a couple of weeks so our lazy weekend is coming to a close. Looks like we will be spending the holiday working after all!Read More →