Simplifying Life

Make more space in life for the things that matter. Topics include decluttering, minimalism, and tackling your crazy schedule.

  • Minimalist Gender-Neutral Baby Nursery

    I have a confession to make: the baby’s room is my favorite room in the house. We’ve renovated our kitchen and had our living room designed by an interior designer, but it’s my youngest child’s minimalist nursery that brings me a…

  • 50+ Christmas Gifts for Minimalists

    Christmas is my favorite holiday of the year. The kindness, generosity, and love that spread joy throughout this special holiday give me a feeling that’s hard to describe. I guess there’s still a strong connection to childhood memories too—something I hope…

  • Free Christmas List App to Stay Organized

    I used to use a Christmas list app that was only for that purpose, but it started to charge money or I would lose features. I love the idea of tracking Christmas gift purchases and ideas on my phone. It lets…

  • Wooden airplane toys for toddlers and preschoolers

    Best Educational Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers 2019

    Educational toys for toddlers and preschoolers don’t have to be complicated, loud, or annoying. In fact, after parenting four kids, I’ve learned simpler is often better. This post contains a curated list of educational toys that parents and kids are sure…