May 6, 2022 Since embracing a minimalist lifestyle, I have cut way back on what I do for the "hallmark holidays" and focus on the meaning of days. Mother's Day is one of them. Sure, I love to be taken to dinner, get cute crafts, or a spa day gift certificate as much as the … Continue reading Making the Most of Your Mother’s Day – Taking A Page From Minimalism
April 19, 2022 I've been on my minimalism journey for about 7 years now. I stumbled upon it by pure accident. I have a severe dust allergy and struggled managing it. I was on so many medications that just made me feel awful and we spent so much time cleaning or moving things around and … Continue reading Prepper vs. Minimalist – The Internal Struggle is Real
March 12, 2022 Life is finally starting to settle down a bit. We closed on the sale of our home, sold almost everything we own (we have a small closet of stuff we kept and are storing with family), bought a truck to tow our 5th wheel and purchased a trailer for dad to settle … Continue reading Adjusting to Teaching and Living Tiny in an RV
August 17, 2019 If you ask most people, they hate the idea of uniforms. It’s expensive and it doesn’t allow for individuality or personal expression are a few of the reasons given. But, if you stop and think about it, uniformity is quite practical. Many powerful world leaders say that they have adopted a uniform … Continue reading Time saver Tip for Busy People: Create a Uniform!
By Sonya Barnes June 13, 2019 What is it that we crave about summer? We count down the days as we race towards it at breakneck speeds—longing for its arrival—but why? Is it the chance to slow down? Is it temporarily doing away with agendas, alarm clocks, meetings and parent communications? Is it traveling or … Continue reading Using Your Break to Better Yourself