• No Spend Month – How To and Review

    When we started decluttering my biggest fear was introducing more clutter into our home!  If you go through all of the work to clean everything out you don’t want to add more in.  I realized I needed to be extremely intentional with the purchases I am making.  Some people go on a no spend year, but I am trying some no spend months throughout the year. No Spend Month What is a no spend month?  The rules are up to you!  I decided my no spend month is all about not bringing more stuff into my home.  Some people make their no spend months more about saving money.  My goal…

  • Simple Homemade Hand Moisturizer

    Homemade Hand Moisturizer

    Today I am sharing how I make a simple homemade hand moisturizer.  You will only need 5 ingredients to make this simple hand cream. This post is in collaboration with two of my blogging friends Laura from Our Oily House, and Kristin from Life More Abundant.  You can find some great homemade recipes on their Blogs and YouTube channels.  (Find their recipe links at the end of this post.) This is the perfect hand cream for anyone who wants smooth soft hands.  With two young kids I find myself washing my hands a lot!  Water, soap and the repetitive washing can be super drying to our skin.  At the end of…

  • Nothing New In January – New Years Resolutions

    Today I am sharing my simple living new years resolutions / new years goals with you. We are trying to live a simple more intentional life and by simplifying the “stuff” in our lives I am trying to embrace more experiences.  More travel and having more fun.  Simplifying my home has made me take a serious look at everything we use in our home and question the way we have always done things.  I like to set resolutions that I can achieve.  Nothing is worse than getting to the end of the year and not achieving anything you set out to do at the beginning.  These 6 goals are very…

  • Simple Christmas Bucket List

    December is the best time of the year to gather with family and friends and have fun!  Here is our simple Christmas bucket list. The holidays are what we make of them.  We are trying to enjoy ourselves by having some fun experiences.  A simple Christmas bucket list is the best way to make sure we are getting the most out of our holiday!  This is the beginning of making some family traditions that we can look forward to each December. Christmas Light Tour In every town there are certain streets that go “all out” on the decorations for Christmas!  This is such a fun way to spend an evening. …