Minimalism

Mini Meal: Healthy Pancakes with Pomegranate Juice

Mini Meal: Healthy Pancakes with Pomegranate Juice

Guest Post: After hearing about the capsule pantry idea, Sakshi approached me with a really cool concept- the mini meal! Every ingredient is super nutritious and the meal is made of basic ingredients you can find in your pantry. Enjoy!   As the name suggests, […]

How to Build a Capsule Pantry [Beginner’s Guide]

How to Build a Capsule Pantry [Beginner’s Guide]

The single best change I’ve made in simplifying my home is creating a Capsule Pantry. The inspiration came from my closet- my “capsule wardrobe”. You’ve most likely heard the phrase “capsule wardrobe” before. The concept, in a nutshell, is only owning wardrobe staples that you […]

8 Blogs to Inspire Minimalism in Motherhood

8 Blogs to Inspire Minimalism in Motherhood

A curated list of blogs to help inspire minimalism in motherhood. Encouragement to live more simply and thrive in motherhood. [Read more]

Digital Minimalism and Parenthood

Digital Minimalism and Parenthood

When I moved into my dorm freshman year, in a new town 3 hours from home, my dad bought me a map of the city- a real fold out map. The year was 2007 (the year of the first iPhone release). We lived in a world where printed mapquest directions helped us reach our destination and where dads bought fold out maps for their daughters. [Read more]

How I Became a Minimalist: The “Why” of Ownership

How I Became a Minimalist: The “Why” of Ownership

This story isn’t about purging my kitchen drawers or donating half my clothes to a local charity. It doesn’t begin with selling, eliminating, or decluttering. The story of how I became a minimalist begins with a purchase (a financed purchase at that)- a coffee table to be specific. [Read more]

One Surprising Tip to Simplify your Laundry

One Surprising Tip to Simplify your Laundry

The one surprising tip to simplify your laundry? Buy white. White bed sheets, white towels, white kitchen dishcloths- the crib sheets are even white. Transitioning to all white linens in my home changed the way I do laundry. One Load of Laundry- With all white bath towels, you can wash all the dirty towels at once – no more separating your child’s hot pink towel from your gray towel, from the guest bathroom beige towel. [Read more]

Casado Ingredients: A 10 Minute Dinner

Casado Ingredients: A 10 Minute Dinner

Quick, easy meal ideas- the Costa Rican Casado is a healthy dinner in 10 minutes or less. Part of the Simple Meals series. “Casado” literally means married in Spanish and it is the perfect description for the plate because it is a complete, well-rounded meal. The dish consists of rice, black beans, a meat (we usually have chicken, but fish is also great), and a variation of greens (we usually throw together a side salad). [Read more]

Simplifying Challenge: A Clean Inbox

Simplifying Challenge: A Clean Inbox

Simplifying Challenge is a series featuring an easy to complete task each month to move forward in your simplifying and decluttering journey. This month’s challenge: A Clean Inbox! The goal is to do a massive unsubscribe, delete years worth of promotional emails, and become an inbox gatekeeper from any new retailer subscriptions. [Read more]

Book Recommendation: The Joy of Less

Book Recommendation: The Joy of Less

The Joy of Less is a fun, easy to follow guide to minimalist living from bestselling decluttering expert Francine Jay. Inside you’ll find:

How pairing down can make you happier
10 Easy Steps to Decluttering your Home
Specific techniques to tackle each room
How living lightly can help save the plant
Decluttering tips for the whole family [Read more]