The Urge to Purge

Simplifying Sunday Series If you are new to the series, check out the kickoff post here.  At the beginning of January 2018, I read Emily Ley’s A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living.  The tip are so incredibly simple… Continue Reading

The Power of Simplifying

A Simplified Life by Emily Ley

 A Semi-intentional Amazon Purchase I started reading A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living this week.    I am organized-ish and felt like I could probably get by with some tips from [author] Emily Ley’s Instagram feed [@emilyley], but my… Continue Reading

Instant Pot Madness

By now you may have heard about this little thing called an “Instant Pot”.  If you haven’t, well then I must know, how is the weather under the rock which you’ve been living? I was skeptical and already in a… Continue Reading

The Mom-i-form

mom-i-form: (mom-i-fawrm) n: an identifying outfit or style of dress worn by moms (perhaps several times a week) while they run errands and tend to the never-ending needs of their children.   The mom uniform, you know, the one you throw… Continue Reading

How to Organize a Closet for Free

I have just days [waaah!] left in my maternity leave and my sudden urge to get this house in order is coming in at full speed.  I am reorganizing our home’s most neglected places such as the pantry, the kids cupboards,… Continue Reading

Monday Motivation

It’s Monday which means it’s time to lace up my shoes and get back to my weekly exercise routine.  I am such a believer that working out on a Monday sets the tone for the rest of the week.  I… Continue Reading

They Say It’s Your Birthday

Photo Cred: Leslie Rodriguez I won’t even begin to lie to you.  I won’t sugarcoat it at all.  This last week has been trying.  Not with our newborn baby who hit a growth spurt this week.  Not with our 2… Continue Reading

A Little Lovin from the Oven // Weekly Meal Plan

In July, Taylor made all my dreams come true when he finally agreed to buy a minivan (#thisis30something)!  Taylor and I have been driving around our itty bitty sedans (Hyundai Elantra and Mazda3 respectively) since 2006/2007 and also, the most spoiled… Continue Reading

Mama Needs a Date Night//Style

It’s been a long 29 weeks of not quite feeling like myself. I am so grateful for a a night out and also for finding this stretchy little tee shirt shift at Old Navy (currently priced at $7.50!!!!) that hugs… Continue Reading

Daydream Believer

Things are changin’ in the Canfield home.  Our too-big-for-one-kid bonus room is under major DIY construction and I’ve counted the days, weeks and weekends I expect it to be complete no less than 10 times.  I’m going to go out… Continue Reading