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38 Things I’ve learned from Simplifying

I recently celebrated my 38th birthday. So in honour of another great year, I thought i’d share 38 things I’ve learned from Simplifying many different areas of my home and life. It’s an ongoing process and I still have lots to learn. However, I can say that simplifying can create space, reduce stress and bring […]

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Clear out that Junk Drawer

Sometimes you just need a small win in order to build up some momentum. How about tackling something small, like your junk drawer. It won’t take you long and once you remove the items that don’t belong there, you’ll love opening up that drawer just to look at how nicely organized it is. I recently […]

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Keep your phone in your Pocket and Save

We recently went out for lunch to The Family Central Restaurant with some immediate and extended family members. It was in the small town of Aylmer, Ontario and the food was absolutely delicious. This place was different than any other restaurant I’ve been to before because they offered a 10% discount off your bill if […]

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Does your Wedding Dress belong in Storage?

12 years in storage It was one year ago this month, that I decided to donate my wedding dress. My husband and I had been going through the bins in our basement storage room and figuring out what we really needed to keep. My dress had been in a plastic Rubbermaid bin for just over 12 […]

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A Clever Laundry Solution to Eliminate Piles

The Problem I enjoy doing laundry. However, I don’t enjoy the clean piles it can create on my couch and main floor when I have a few loads to sort. We have four people in our family, including two young children that easily get dirty clothes on the daily. Our mudroom is also our laundry […]

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The Benefits of a Capsule Wardrobe

“Dress with less and create a life that is full of what matters most to you.” – project333.com It’s been just over a year since I decided to significantly pare down the clothes in my closet and see what this capsule wardrobe hype was all about. I’m super happy that I decided to give it […]

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Simple Foods to Swap

“Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.” – Jim Rohn Eating healthy food has become over-complicated but it doesn’t need to be. Real whole foods are what our bodies need. However, we live in a time where fast food is convenient for our busy schedules but extremely inconvenient for […]

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The Simple Act of Accepting Help

“Until we can receive with an open heart, we’re never really giving with an open heart.” -Brené Brown I’m fortunate to live down the street from my parents. For some, you may be thinking…that’s way too close, but it works for us. 🙂 The other month, my husband, Chris, had been out of town for […]

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What Limiting Beliefs have been Holding you Back?

“Change your thoughts and you change your world” –Norman Vincent Peale Let’s start the new year with a fresh set of internal beliefs and positive thoughts, shall we? Let’s kick negative self talk to the curb and start believing in our strengths and abilities. Say goodbye to Limiting beliefs like… I’m not good enough I […]

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Some Lines A Day

A little over a year ago, I started writing in a 5 year journal. It includes 365 pages and each page is divided into five sections, one for each year. This past September, I finally made it to the one year mark and therefore started writing in the second section of each page. The coolest […]

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