While homeschoolers are known for not ever having snow days, such as my boys. Sometimes I let them have their time to just dream.  I took these photos back in January with our first heavy snow of the new year.  They spent about an hour just watching the snow.  I was amazed at how content […]

I listen to the Cohesive Home podcast whenever an episode is released. Kate recently had her third child and Melissa has three kids.  They were talking about items that they may or may not have needed as minimalist parents of babies months ago now.  It got me thinking to what my favorite products were when […]

When living in a small home, how am I able to make space for much of anything?? The apartment we lived in before was slightly larger than where we live now (and was a one bedroom apt, while we are now in a smaller place with two bedrooms).  We could not fit our large wooden […]

Did you expect me to give you a list of things to buy?  I’m a minimalist and try not to buy anything unless I need it to survive or it is something I know I am going to use a lot.  But enough about stuff, let’s get into what are definite must-haves to have a […]

A few weeks ago my Mother-in-law and sister-in-law took the boys on an adventure which left the day open for Rob and I to just enjoy together. We didn’t have anything planned out at all other than to go out for breakfast, when our landlord let us know that there was a secret trail right […]

There is a large beautiful house that I used to watch being built when I was in second grade.  I truly loved to see its progress. When it was completed, its door had a beautiful stained glass with a lotus looking flower on it.  It looked like a Victorian period house with unique colors on […]

I remember telling my mom when I was engaged that as long as I had Rob to be with, I didn’t mind living in a cardboard box with him. When we got married, we lived in my parents’ basement with a bedroom, couch, and TV outside of the room attached to my parents’ laundry room.  […]