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.
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
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].
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.
Hello May! This past weekend was amazing.I made it a point to wake up before the kids and it started my day on the right note. No to mention, the sun was shinning, the kiddos [mostly] behaved, I got to workout outside and even got to read.I wish every day was like this, but of … Continue reading Outer Order.
Just as with most things in life, decluttering is NOT a destination, it's a journey. Just because you declutter once, doesn't mean that is the end. You have to continue on with the process and be more mindful of the items that enter your home. Even though I had decluttered the kitchen earlier this year, … Continue reading Decluttering for the Holidays
Fall, my favorite time of year. I may have mentioned it a hundred few times already. This year, I found that my fall decor was even less than it was last year.Marie Kondo's book was the first book I read on decluttering. The whole idea of "if it sparks joy" resignated with me, especially when … Continue reading Minimalist Fall Decor.