I had different intentions for today's post, but it lead me here. Over the weekend I had to reassess boundaries; not just with my ex but life in general. On Memorial Day every year, Crossfit gyms across the country do "Murph:" "Murph” is a CrossFit Hero WOD (Workout Of the Day) named after Navy Lieutenant … Continue reading Reset.
Welcome to the Minimalist[ish] Coffee Mom.This has been a thought in my mind since September of last year. After I took the Simple Habits course and changing the focus of my blog, I've been debating on changing my name. I didn't want to just put Minimalist Coffee Mom because I really resonate with the "ish" … Continue reading Minimalist[ish] Coffee Mom.
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.
So I failed the 30 day decluttering game. Okay, not really, but I got your attention didn't I? 😉 The goal of the game was to declutter almost 500 items in 30 days. I honestly would have met this had I not gone to Goodwill the month before and dropped off like 4 giant bags … Continue reading The Minimalists Game Results.
The evenings are cooling here in New Hampshire.It's been in the low 50's at night and I've been loving it. I recently went to Target to pick up a few items for the kiddos. Naturally, I ended up with things not on my list, like this welcome mat.I also spotted this candle and had to … Continue reading Fall Vibes.
If you missed part one of this post, click HERE. It has been one week of me taking the kid's toys away. My oldest is still playing with her dress up box and hasn't asked for anything else. My youngest plays mostly with her "bedtime" stuffed animals and my son is still playing with his … Continue reading I Took My Kids’ Toys Away [And Gave Some Back]: Part II
This week I made the hard decision to stop doing YouTube videos. With finding out that work is going to be closed until next year and just trying to navigate my thoughts, I just have not had the energy to make a video. It's time consuming to not only make a video but edit one … Continue reading Decisions.
It's week three of our no spend month. I must admit that during the middle of week two to now - it got hard. The first week and a half was a breeze. But some things have happened along the way, mostly mentally and emotionally. Though I won't be talking about any specifics here or on any … Continue reading Nothing Is Ever As Easy As It Seems.
It has been 30 days since I deactivated Facebook. Well actually not entirely. I reactivated my account to sell some items on Facebook Marketplace. I posted some things for sale and for free to declutter some more of my physical space as well. I didn't download the app and have no intentions on download it. Marketplace … Continue reading Social Media “Detox” Recap
Lately I've been feeling like some people may have false idea of what Minimalism is; that it's extreme or you need to have money to be a Minimalist. As stated by The Minimalists themselves: "Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess in favor of focusing on what’s important—so you can find happiness, fulfillment, and … Continue reading Things I No Longer Buy