7 Clutter-Free Gifts for Dad

7 Clutter-Free Gifts for Dad

Father’s Day is coming up, and as a (slowly converting) minimalist it’s always a challenge to avoid adding to the pile on holidays. Well meaning family and friends love to give something that seemed like, well, an impulse buy for them – even if there...
5 FREE Things Dad Wants for Father’s Day

5 FREE Things Dad Wants for Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. I’m sure that if you aren’t a dad already, you got the one in your life a nice gift. Hopefully something better than a tie or handmade ash tray, too. If not, you still have time to plan for these┬áideas....
We Survived a Year With Twins!

We Survived a Year With Twins!

I’ve always found it entertaining, and a little bit odd, how twin parents congratulate each other for “surviving the first year” with twins. I mean, the first year with a baby is always difficult, but all the years are difficult with children! Then I...
Get Ready for the New Year – Things to do Now

Get Ready for the New Year – Things to do Now

The hustle and bustle of the holidays has ended and you’re probably enjoying the down time. After illness plaguing our house and then all the obligations that surround my favorite holiday of the year I finally feel like things are starting to get under...
Why You Need to THRIFT This Christmas

Why You Need to THRIFT This Christmas

It’s not secret that I love the thrift store.┬áIt seems to come up a lot in conversation “where did you get that”, “how can you afford 5 kids”, “what do you mean you bought 7 sweaters yesterday” you get the idea. Something...