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 put "day off" in quotations because let's be real, a mom's brain never just shuts off. On these days, you'll find me spending a good chunk of the time cleaning the kids room, doing laundry and just trying to do things that just take too long with the kiddos around. Each "day off" varies, … Continue reading Day In The Life: Mom “Day Off.”
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.
We got a new table and chair set after a couple of chairs had broken from our kitchen set. It was from Pat's grandmother and I believe it was almost 50 years old. It's definitely served it's purpose. During quarantine, the kitchen table had become the hot spot for a million activities, including homeschooling.It was … Continue reading New Addition.
I haven't updated on a typical week in my life since my "mom" one in 2018. Initially, I wasn't going to post this with all the chaos going on, but I figured having some normalcy helps. But also, come September, once my oldest starts kindergarten, routines will definitely change. With [current] new schedules, routines and such, … Continue reading Week In My Life.
This week I experienced burnout; again. I experienced burnout last September going through all the motions with my husband. This time, it was between being down, lack of sleep, over caffeinating and working out too hard when I shouldn't have. Yes even I, the fitness instructor, am human. I took off this week from my … Continue reading Burnout.
I hope everyone is having a wonderful start to the new year! For today's post, I am sharing my current favorites (and some oldies) for 2020. The list ranges from coffee, eats to various skin care products. Let's just go ahead start with my top favorite of this list, shall we? Califia Unsweetened Cold Brew … Continue reading 2020 Current Favorites – Skin Care & Eats.
Since my first "no spend month," I've looked much deeper into my monthly spends and budget. A few of my hours at work were cut due to the company's budget earlier this year and I didn't know what would happened. I had less than a month to figure out how I was going to earn … Continue reading November “No Spend Month” Recap & Budget Planning for 2020.