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Five Surprisingly Simple Tips to Help Your Family be More Eco Friendly

Moving towards a more sustainable home can feel anything but simple. Going “green” with family may feel overwhelming, and you might be wondering where to start – after all, according to new Zulily research, 88% of parents wish that their environmental footprint was smaller, and 85% feel they would benefit from having more guidance on how to reduce their ...

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Mental Clutter 101

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Many of us have been decluttering our homes for some time. But what about our brains? Mental clutter is real. Parenthood can feel heavy. We are tackling the 10 reasons that parenthood feels cluttered and overwhelming. 1. Mindless Social Media Spending mindless time scrolling on social media feels a lot like eating marshmallows. They taste ...

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A Few of My Favorite Things

Need some ideas for your holiday list this year? These are ten things that I own and love. I hope you will too! 1. My Favorite Clothing Accessory | Fanny Pack Fjallraven - Ulvo Hip Pack Medium My beloved. Yes, I just called a fanny pack "my beloved". If you have any reservations about the ...

10 Holiday Gifts That Focus on the Real Gifts

Want to learn more? You can also listen to this rather than reading. 1. Ocean Bingo + Sea Life Book That brings me to the first thing on my gift list this year, which is Ocean Bingo. Ocean Bingo is by a company called Laurence King. And they have a few different versions--Bird Bingo, Bug Bingo, and even ...

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The Perfect Boot + 7 Pieces of My Winter Capsule Wardrobe

When it comes to winter, I am learning to love it. I am passionate about teaching my kids to enjoy all types of weather--and that includes frigid cold and snow. As with anything, if I want my kids to embrace the winter I have to embrace it myself. Therefore, my winter capsule wardrobe reflects this. Having ...

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11 Clutter-Free Gifts for YOUR Holiday Wish List

Buying gifts for a minimalist (or an aspiring-minimalist) is far from easy. Whenever I am asked for a holiday wish list, I struggle. I am thankful for the thoughtful gift-givers in my life, yet I am careful about bringing new things into the home unless they will be truly loved and used. So this holiday season ...