There are many resources to make our lives simpler! We can feel gratitude for those who provide those resources with great generosity! We have found a few decluttering resources to motivate you - free printable workbook, checklists, 30 day challenges, to-do list, and labels. All free - all easy!! Check them out and see if they will help you simplify your life!
Have you noticed the days are already getting shorter? We know the longest day of the year is June 21 and the days get shorter and shorter from then on, but it just hasn't clicked mentally! It feels like summer should just last endlessly! That is not possible!
We went on a search for a project planning free printable and found a simple and direct one we like. Would you like to get your "ducks in a row" and accomplish your outdoor projects now? We thought we would share this from Cora and Rose at Paper & Landscapes. We are grateful they are sharing this with all of us!
What do you love in a kitchen? Do you love simplicity, with countertops that are clear except for things you use daily? Do you love to collect memorabilia and place it lovingly around your home, including your kitchen? Perhaps you can do both in your kitchen -
Day 4- Evaluate what you fill your home with and the effect it has on your life!
What are you drawn to? Are you drawn to simplicity or do you love to collect and enjoy the feelings that come back into your heart as you see every nook and cranny filled with memories of your life? There is magic in either way of living when that is what you are drawn to!
In this post, we are going to look at simplicity -
It is a gift to realize there is power in living with deliberate intention! You decide how you want your life to be-even- moment-by-moment!! When the year started (Isn't it hard to believe that was 1/2 a year ago?), there were certain things we went searching for to discover how to do a better job of living intentionally! We thought we would share one of them with you today!
Sometimes it's just nice to have a list handy and ready when you hear those words "I'm bored! There's nothing to do!" Or you don't want your kiddos to have any screen time for the day! We have found a list for you! It has indoor, outdoor, learning, and travel activities.
We have also found some activities that look pretty fun and easy to put together ahead of time to get their bodies moving and active!!
We thought we would give you simple posts with easy ideas to help organize your life! One of the things we have been working on over months is clearing out 3 large filing cabinets we have that were chalk-full of papers that we had been ignoring for years. We threw out papers we hadn't looked at in years! What a great feeling! A FREE printable is included to help you clean out your papers!
Because we are last minute in helping you with 4th of July ideas, these are very easy and quick ideas! Perhaps you are like us, when there are times you decide at the last minute that you want to do a little more than what you planned to make a holiday special! These are for those last minutes of needed inspiration!
We have been going organic in many areas of our life - from the foods we eat, the cleaning supplies we use, and in our gardening. We have found some natural solutions for those bugs, slugs and snails, fungicides, weed killer, and plants to attract ladybugs!! We hope you find these helpful in making the change to organic also!!
Would you love to enjoy your backyard in new ways? Would you love to step out your door and have a yard that you can't wait to relax in or eat your meals in? Would you love to create areas where your family and friends can hang out together and enjoy being together - in the beautiful outdoors that is right outside your door?
We some ideas for you that are guaranteed to create that place for you in your own backyard that is one step away every day!!
Do you like things simple? As life gets more and more complicated in some areas, it's nice to simplify in others! That's why we like this simple goal planning sheet that keeps your 3 most important goals front and center, tracks your progress today and helps you carry over what still needs to be done to tomorrow!! And it's FREE!!!
Decluttering is something you can do slowly - a closet, cabinet, even drawer at a time! There really is no pressure. Take it at a pace you enjoy! Listen to music or a good audio book; or binge watch a favorite tv show if you want to tackle a bigger decluttering project!! No matter how you declutter, it always feels great when you are finished with large or small projects!
We have found some lists that might motivate you and give you direction for your decluttering -
As the summer fun begins, it's just kind of fun to read something to get those juices flowing!! Summer brings a feeling of action and doing! What better than some thoughts on how to productive! Nothing overwhelming! Nothing to create guilt feelings - cause those are never productive - just some thoughts to bring a smile to your heart to think of possibilities!
It is a great blessing to be able to see and acknowledge the goodness that is in everyday living! It is an easy thing to overlook while running from one activity to another or worrying about what you need to do next. Often, the most difficult thing is just quieting our minds so we can appreciate the beauty that is just waiting for us to notice!
These quotes and images are a reminder that we must not forget to treasure the gifts that can get lost in the madness!
It's almost that time of year! School will be out soon and the summer plans begin!! This is the time for preparation for all those outdoor activities like camping, swimming, picnicking, traveling, and fulfilling the plans of adventure you're hoping for!!
We put together some ideas you can do now to everything is at your fingertips when it's time for the fun to begin!!
Some people are planners and some are not? Some have a to-do list for everything and even make up the to-do list after they've done things, just to be able to have the satisfaction of crossing it off the list. Others could care less about lists and planning! Where do you fit in?
We found some perfect Planning lists that are easy free printables from the sites we are linking you to. We also found some blank pages that you can use however you want.
Sometimes it's just kind of nice to have something to remind us of what we need to do! Let's face it, deep cleaning is not on our mind all the time. Those chores are the ones easily overlooked, yet it feels great to get them done, knowing we are taking care of our home, which is usually our biggest asset!
Here's a checklist that is a free printable that may be helpful to you and some photos of a gorgeous home in Utah we think you'll enjoy -
It isn’t long before school is out and we want our children to have an amazing summer filled with fun, adventures, and growth. They can get all those things in books! Isn’t that an incredible thing to realize? We have collected a few ideas to encourage reading and links to the best books to read for you to consider. Let the adventure begin. . .
It absolutely feels impossible that the month of April is almost over! Do you feel the same way? We are loving it that spring is almost here, but that fact made us look at how quickly we are leaving behind a new year! It made us realize we want to take a second look at where we are headed! We believe that is a fun and good thing!!
We found some ideas for empowering habits you might want to consider along with free printable habit trackers! There is power in our habits!!
We all know what it is like to have standard closets with a rod and maybe a row of shelves. Closets just seem to get overlooked in the beginning and then we just make do. Every time we open the doors to our closets, we take a big sigh and rummage through hoping to find what we are looking for and need to get our day started! BUT IT REALLY IS LIFE CHANGING TO HAVE A PROFESSIONALLY DESIGNED AND INSTALLED CLOSET!