Natural Cleaning Routines

Natural Cleaning Routines

A big part of simplifying home (and maintaining a simple home) is regular cleaning routines. I used to stay on top of pretty specific daily and weekly cleaning checklists, but that was several years and two kids ago, so this is not that post. Instead, I’m...
Finding Simplicity Online

Finding Simplicity Online

I have a love-hate relationship with technology and especially social media. I spend most of my work time on the computer. Some of that time is spent writing and creating (aka work), and a lot of that time is spent online getting distracted. Whether you work in an...
Two Essential Habits

Two Essential Habits

I used to think simplifying was a complex combination of tricky organization, painful¬†sorting, and eventually becoming a different person, because my struggles with stuff just didn’t seem to mesh with simplicity. The truth is that finding simplicity is actually...
3 Questions to Help You Let Go of More Things

3 Questions to Help You Let Go of More Things

If you use questions like “what if” to excuse keeping your excess belongings, here’s your toolbox for letting go with confidence. I’ve spun my wheels with finding what I thought were legitimate reasons to keep the excess.¬†But I spent good money...
Resources to Simplify Your Home + Life

Resources to Simplify Your Home + Life

While I care about simplicity and need peace and quiet, for this season, our top priority is growing kids, so sometimes the other stuff gets shoved into the cracks and crevices with the stray cheerios, or left off the to do list with chores like scrub the shower....
You Are One Person

You Are One Person

Homemaking would be a piece of cake if it wasn’t for the messy home and the having to “make” something out of it. Oh, and if there was more cake, because that sounds delicious right now. On this day when laundry gathers everywhere, some clean, some...