FRANCESCA’S FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

11.19.2017

MY DEAREST FRANCESCA, my little munchkin, my sweetie pie, You are such a special young girl! Your father, your siblings and I couldn’t imagine life without you. What a blessing you are to our family! You bring happiness, laughter and excitement to us on a daily basis. Your energy and love is contagious and I’m so grateful you are my daughter. Congratulations on this special day! You’ve worked hard to get here and we are so proud of you. MayRead More

DIY MINIMALIST CHICKEN COOP

10.22.2017

I have learned so much more from hands-on experience caring for chickens than I ever did from reading a book or a website. There are just some things that need to be right there in front of you to be completely understood… like hens and their home. 😁🐔 To begin with, not every coop is built to withstand every temperature across the world. Modifications need to be made depending on where you live. For example, I live a hair to theRead More

MY MINIMALIST DAILY SCHEDULE AND CHORE LIST

08.27.2017

You may not have noticed but I can be a little OCD about things. Shocking! 😊 So I sat down today convinced this was going to be a very involved project, when in fact this was as simple as simple projects come! There really isn’t much to this minimalist daily schedule of mine however the chore list goes into a little more detail. DAILY SCHEDULE I just recently looked back at my daily schedule video and realized that my schedule nowRead More

MINIMALIST ONE-INGREDIENT GROCERIES

05.17.2017

for family of 10 I was raised on healthy food but in my late teens and early twenties, I fell off the healthy wagon and began eating the standard American diet. I bought the typical food products on my weekly trips to the grocery store: bread, jelly, cereal, cookies, muffins, granola bars, cake mixes, can goods, salad dressings and many many other processed food. It took my 6-year-old daughter’s allergy to MSG at the time (she is now 18), to reallyRead More

MINIMALIST ESSENTIALS FOR MOTHER & CHILD

05.14.2017

1 / breastfeeding If the mother is eating an unprocessed minimal ingredient diet, breastfeeding is the most natural and healthiest way to feed your baby. It’s also the most economical and simple way to feed your baby. If you choose to breastfeed, Ellen Fisher has put together a beautiful informative post explaining in detail all about breastfeeding. Tips For Successful Breastfeeding by Ellen Fisher If you decide not to breastfeed, please consider one of the following two options: either makingRead More

3K SUBSCRIBER MINIMALIST GIVEAWAY

03.19.2017

It’s amazing how one day is beautiful, sunny and inviting and then the next is dreary, cloudy and you want to send in your RSVP with a big NO! 😊 This was Thursday and Friday for us this week. Thankfully by Friday afternoon the sun started to peek out. And yes, I explain it in the video above but let me reiterate what happened. Helena rode her bicycle right up behind me. So then I bent down my behind right on thatRead More