Today I’m sharing some of my favorite natural cleaning products and tools, as well as a few recipes I have for some DIY homemade cleaning products that I swear by. [Read more…]
There are so many little ways you can create happiness, but I think there is also something to be said about enjoying the simple pleasures in life that already exist in your day. When I take the time to really relish these moments as they present themselves, I find that the simple pleasures are what bring great happiness to my life. [Read more…]
It’s been awhile since I’ve done a roundup for weekend reads, so I decided it was time to share some of my favorite blog posts from the last couple of weeks. Fix yourself a beverage of your choice, kick back, and enjoy!
Believe it or not, spring is right around the corner! Even in Chicago we’ve been enjoying some
warm above freezing temperatures the past few days, and it’s been absolutely wonderful. Seeing as most of you are probably starting to get into spring cleaning mode, I thought this would be the perfect time to share some tips I use for simplifying the process of cleaning my own home. I’ll be breaking this Simplified Cleaning Series down into 4 parts throughout the course of the next 4 weeks.
The first and most essential part that we’ll be discussing today is decluttering. Why is this the most essential part? Well, the less clutter and stuff you have in your home, the less there is to clean. Who doesn’t want less to clean? I’ve talked about the mindset behind simplifying and downsizing, but now it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty of how to actually go about decluttering your home and simplifying your possessions. [Read more…]
I’m really excited to share some fun, non-clutter Easter basket ideas I’ve rounded up. I truly had a blast putting this together! [Read more…]
Stephanie O’Dea graciously provided her book for this giveaway, but this is not a sponsored post and I have not been compensated otherwise. All opinions and general sassiness are 100% my own.
I’m super excited to be doing my first giveaway and a review on a fabulous new book that I am thrilled to be sharing with you all! [Read more…]
There is a big difference between being frugal and being cheap. In my opinion, a line has been crossed when you go from trying to be thrifty and saving your family a bit of money, to being a complete and total cheapskate.
This is Part Two. Be sure to read Part One first.
As much as we all wish it were possible, there will never be 25 hours in a day. Who doesn’t long for more time in the day to get everything done?
Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, work from home, or work in an office, I’m sure you feel as though there is never enough time in your day to get your to-do list tackled. If you had extra time, it could be spent accomplishing your goals, finally starting that exercise routine, or spending more quality time with your family.
While you may not be able to conjure up additional hours, you can easily implement these time management techniques to create extra time in your day by simply using your existing time more wisely! [Read more…]