Peanut butter banana breakfast shake

If you’re anything like me, you struggle with breakfast for the little ones. I’m not a big breakfast person, so that doesn’t make it any easier. I’d much rather wait and eat lunch, but we know that’s not what’s best for our children or ourselves. A fun recipe that I like to occasionally treat the […]

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30 Day Minimalism Challenge

Prior to all of my recent research, I really thought minimalists were the people who bought tiny homes.  They were the ones who had the white walls without a single picture hanging.  You know, all of the straight lines. No character!  Right? I was so wrong. I initially created this challenge in 2018. Despite being […]

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My Resolutions for a Healthier & Happier Me

Each year I’ve rolled my eyes at the thought of setting resolutions. I laughed at people who made such a fuss over the upcoming year. Now, I see how important it is to set resolutions for ourselves. While these may not be your typical resolutions, I truly feel they will help me along the path to spiritual, mental and emotional well-being.

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Holiday Bucket List

We have had lots of changes this year. Some good and some bad. One great change is my new job. I no longer work long 12+ hour shifts in the hospital. I took a new role as a chemotherapy infusion nurse. This allows me to have amazing hours, including no holidays or weekends. With that […]

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Crock-Pot Hot Chocolate

Check out this simple and delicious recipe for Crock-Pot Hot Chocolate! It’s something the whole family will love.

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Five Ways I Am Combating My Anxiety

Living with anxiety is a daily struggle. I’m constantly working to learn how to live with it and thrive. Luckily, I’ve found five life changes and additions that have helped me.

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Overstimulated

My Struggle with being “Touched Out” in Motherhood No one truly prepares us for the challenges we’ll face in motherhood.  The sleep deprivation.  Anxiety.  Constantly worrying if we’re doing a good enough job.  Always feeling as though society is watching our every move, ready to jump at the opportunity to critique us.  Despite all of […]

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How to Become a Minimalist by 2020

“Out of clutter, find simplicity.  From discord, find harmony.  In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity” ~ Albert Einstein Clutter equal chaos for me.  I can’t focus or relax when I come home and stuff is everywhere.  And guess what?  Stuff is ALWAYS everywhere because we have too much stuff.  We have 23 full weeks […]

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Mom, Make Your Birthday a Priority

Last year, I made the conscious decision that I will take a trip for my birthday every year if possible. I hate that I am just now getting to tell you all about that trip! As most moms, we tend to focus our time and conversation on our children. You all have heard me talk […]

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