Last week, I took my three kiddos hiking at the Andres Institute of Art all on my own. I packed my bag, got my hiking boots on and dressed them up as warm as possible.It's a really great hiking spot for the kiddos because they get to see some pretty sweet art sculptures. It just makes it … Continue reading Hiking.
I have to say, this no spend month went south in most areas the second week in.Not only did our stimulus money come in, I ran out of a few things. There were a few of purchases that I had not planned. Two of them were vitamins; vitamin D and my B-complex. I didn't realized … Continue reading No Spend Month [Halfway Update].
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.
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.