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.
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.
One night a few weeks ago when I was putting my oldest to bed and I started rubbing her back. It just hit me that her back was "massive." She no longer was the little 22 month old when she first asked me to rub her back. At that time, my hand could cover most … Continue reading Mom Guilt.
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.
When my husband and I first separated officially last year, I went through our wedding box and got rid of 80% of any "memories." I ended up saving some items in case we got back together. There were some items I saved for our children, as no matter what we are both still their parents. … Continue reading Past Memories.
I had every intention to writing a post this past weekend, yet it just never came to me.There have been a few things going on, but I'll share that in a post another time. I've just been enjoying spending more time with the kiddos than I would have if I was working.It's funny because for … Continue reading Lately.
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].