• 10 Gifts For The Minimalist, The Person Who Has Everything, Or The Person Who Hates Everything

    So you’ve found yourself here because of one too many gift giving incidents have gone bad. Don’t worry, I’m pretty sure we’ve all been there. If you were at my wedding, and you heard my brothers’ speeches, you know that I am the queen of a sour poker face when it comes to receiving gifts. I consider it as a compliment. It means I’m a horrible liar. 😉 Maybe you’re here because you have someone who simply already has All. The. Things. And finding a gift that’s new and will be loved is an impossible task. Ooooor, maybe you’re here because a loved one is a new found minimalist. So…

  • How To Create a Master + Nursery Suite

    There are a few reasons you could end up on this blog post. You co-sleep. And you want to find a way that cohesively blends your baby’s space with your master without looking like primary colors just threw up all over your serene Pottery Barn-esque haven. You live in tight quarters. Perhaps merging your soon to be parenthood with your previous bachelor lifestyle has you up in arms. And your one bedroom apartment feels like it just can’t hang. You have a split level home. And you can’t fathom the idea of babies sleeping upstairs while you lie awake every night, wide eyed, squinting at the monitor to look for…

  • 38 Months Nursing and Feeling Touched Out

    It’s national breastfeeding awareness month AND world breastfeeding week! I’m a breastfeeder 38+ months with three babies so far. I’ve experienced some major highs (nursing in public like a ǫᴜᴇᴇɴ). I’ve also experienced some major lows (feeling touched out). I only share them because when I was searching for a lifeline in the darkest moments, I couldn’t find much on the topic. I’m hoping by putting it out there, that one night, during one momma’s extensive midnight Google search, she’ll find this post and see it’ll all be ok. Here’s what I’ve learned along the way. I loved every minute of nursing our first. Twenty four hours born and short…

  • Simplicity Parenting: a mama’s must read!

    My recent delve down the rabbit hole that is known as minimalism has drawn me to a new branch of parenting. Minimalistic Parenting. Not because I love self help books. Because I prefer a good romance novel any day over the self help section. But as I’ve minimized our life and home bit by bit (and when I say bit by bit, I’m talking van and truck loads of stuff removed from our home), I’ve slowly seen the simple rewards creep in. A quieter home, happier children, better communication with my husband, a lighter heart, a stronger spiritual connection with God. It really has placed a simplicity and zen into our…