So I didn't get my groceries for the month under $450 as intended. My groceries came out to $452, which honestly I'm fine with. I will say I did focus on cooking more and also thought twice, if not three times on many purchases. If anything, had I not done the no spend month, I … Continue reading No Spend 2021 Recap.
The new documentary film Less is Now, is finally out on Netflix. If you would have told me that I'd be outside for a hike in January, I would have laughed in your face. No really, I would have.I was one to take the kids to the library, indoor park and so forth. But you'd … Continue reading Less Is NOW.
In 2019, I did a "no spend month" or ["NSM" for short] in November. I decided to bring it back. I've wanted to take a better look at my spending now that it's been a few months that my kiddos dad moved out post "quarantine." One of the key points I learned last NSM was … Continue reading No Spend January.
I decided to pack my entire wardrobe. If you've been following my blog for a while, you'll know I'm pretty minimal when it comes to my wardrobe as is. With everything going on this year, I clearly wasn't using much of my wardrobe. I found that I started gravitating towards the same things every week; … Continue reading I Packed Away 50% Of My Wadrobe.
I couldn't resist trying out another tiny house. I decided to go with Getaway Boston this time since my Instagram feed was [almost] always showing it as a ad.I clearly took it as a sign that my phone was not only a. listening to what I wanted to do but also b. knew I should … Continue reading Getaway House Boston [Tiny House] Stay.
Well just about 500 items. I stumbled across THIS video a few days ago and thought this 30-Day Minimalism game would be fun to give it a shot. Granted we were already a few days into the month, but you can [realistically] start it any time. Right now I am at 81 items, which almost … Continue reading Declutter 500 in 30 Days.
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.
I'm loving these chilly days upon us. I know not everyone is a fall lover like me, but autumn is simply the best.For today's post, I'll be sharing some of my current favorites (mixing in some from last month as well). Fall Farmhouse Candle: I spotted this fall candle at Walmart. It honestly reminds me … Continue reading October Favorites.
While I do miss work dearly, I am trying to embrace a more "simpler" lifestyle.We've been doing more outdoor activities with the kids such as going to different state parks for swimming and hiking.Now that they are a bit older, they can manage walking longer distances.On one hike, my two "oldest" lasted over an hour.It … Continue reading Exploring Nature.
Last Friday was a rough day. The kids were misbehaving and just bugging each other as per sibling usual. There were toys everywhere. I had asked them to clean up and they did. An hour later the house was a wreck again and they started misbehaving... again. Most parents threaten to take their kids favorite … Continue reading I Took My Kids’ Toys Away [And Gave Some Back].