Last week we went exploring Osgood Pond.It's a small park area in my town where the kids can go for a walk, play soccer in the field and such.You can also fish in the pond, but we are not at that level - yet.;-)Lately, the weather has been gorgeous.We've been spending as much time outside … Continue reading Osgood Pond.
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've been thinking a lot about boundaries. Even since my cousin passed away in mid December (and then my grandmother in January), I let go of most boundaries with my children's father. I was pretty much a hot mess. I needed all the help I could get and I am very grateful that he was … Continue reading Boundaries.
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.
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.
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.”