80+ Ways to Declutter Your Life and Home Today

There are so many ways you can declutter that will enhance your life.

The best part is, it doesn’t have to take a long time and there are a ton of small things you can do that make a huge difference!

I compiled a list of over 75 ways that you can begin to declutter your life and home starting today. Right now. I’ll even bet you didn’t consider some of these things to be clutter!

5 Minute Healthy Dinner Hacks – Feed the Whole Family Good Food Fast!

I used to be that mom that made everything from scratch and somehow couldn’t understand why I didn’t have any time left at the end of the day. Two hours in the kitchen making dinner was totally normal. Even though I was a stay at home mom, there were definitely better ways I could have been spending my time. For working parents, the struggle becomes even more real. So how can you get dinner on the table, keep it healthy and make it quick? Check it out…I’ve got 5 minute hacks to make healthy meals for dinner…no struggle necessary.

5 Tips for Less Phone Time and More Life This Summer

Ahhh, the battle against the screens. It’s a problem we know all too well these days. You can’t go to a restaurant, baseball game or even social gathering without seeing someone glued to their phone. More than ever, summer should be a time for memory making. You don’t want to miss out on everything that’s happening in front of you because you are nose deep in your phone. That being said, here are 5 tips for less phone time and more life this summer. These helpful ideas are based on the most common areas of struggle that trick us into whipping out our phones in the first place.

10 Tips for Practicing Simplicit​​y During Stressful Times

I told Tom today, “I feel like my body is working but my brain isn’t there with it.” Life has been…a lot lately. But, the funny thing is, I have been handling all of the ups and downs a lot better than I used to which got me to thinking, what tips do I have for others who are in the midst of stressful times? What can you do in times of grief or chaos? There are actually quite a few ways to practice simplicity during stressful times and naturally…they are pretty simple…

Learning to Be Okay with Not Being Okay…When You’re a Mom

I definitely can’t be the only person who has gone through life with a fake smile, pretending like everything was fine when it really wasn’t. This happens far too often. Whether it’s a quick encounter of “how are you today?” at the grocery store or a serious facade when surrounded by friends all day, every day, someone in the world is pretending they are “OK.” Not all the time, but more and more, I am learning to be okay with not being okay.

Type 2 Enneagram. Why I Love Tests That Teach Me About Myself.

A while back I was listening to the Goal Digger Podcast by fellow Minnesotan, Jenna Kutcher. She was talking about her favorite personality test and discussed her personality type and why it was beneficial to learn your type. You can listen here. I was so excited to listen to this particular podcast because I myself love tests like this. In fact, one of my first blog posts talked all about the Strengths Finder 2.0 test. Even though I feel like I know myself, it’s often hard to put my finger on my own defining qualities. Somehow these tests always seem to enlighten me to my personality and make me more aware of why I do the things I do. So let’s talk about my Type 2 Enneagram personality and why this result was a huge shocker to me!