Minimalist Camping Essentials

Our family loves to travel. We also love to camp. We love being outdoors, meeting like-minded people, and having quick access to nature for the weekend. Our family has tent camped, which I grew up loving as a kid, and we have had a pop-up camper, which we also really enjoyed. When the kids and…

Clutter & Toy-Free Holiday Traditions

The magical holiday season is upon us. After a rough year, it seems the holidays can’t come soon enough. What a welcome distraction! There are so many wonderful things about the holidays and and so many memories to be made. But if you are like me, you might get anxious thinking about all the clutter,…

Top 12 Open-Ended & Minimalist Gifts for a 3 year old

The toddler years are the age of “I’ll do it myself”. We love encouraging that independence and “striking while the iron is hot”, so to speak. Toddler years are the perfect time to get kids helping around the house and cleaning up for themselves. We learned the hard way when our oldest children were young…

8 Tips For Keeping a Minimalist Toddler Wardrobe

We have gone through the toddler stage many times with four sons and have done things a little differently each time. Over the years we have found that we greatly prefer having less stuff and these are just some of the things that we do to help us keep an intentional wardrobe for our toddler….

Minimize Household Consumable Products and Save Hundreds!

If you are looking to save on your grocery budget, live a more green lifestyle, or just simplify your life, one of the fastest ways is to examine the consumable products that you purchase for your home. Some simple swaps can not only save you time and money, you can feel and look good doing…

Simplify Your Shoe Collection

Are you are looking to clear some space in your closet by reducing the number of shoes that you own? If so, breaking down your shoes into categories can be an easy and quick way to eliminate what you don’t need. For clothing, I suggest the One Year Rule. If you haven’t worn it in…

Low Waste & Consumable Gifts People Will Actually Want

So you’re trying to find a gift for the person who has everything? Or someone who has a small home, is involved in the low waste movement, or are on their own journey towards minimalism. Maybe you are on a budget this year or just cant stand the idea of having another consumerist Christmas. Regardless…