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Mental Minimalism Explained

Mental Minimalism Explained

At the core of minimalism is the belief that by living with less we create more; more space to be, to live, to love and to do what sets us alight. Many perceive that this is related solely to decluttering and minimising the physical objects we own. While this is definitely a part of it – have you ever considered the same principle applied to our mental being? Mental Minimalism – yep, it is a thing!

11 Real Ways to Simplify Motherhood

11 Real Ways to Simplify Motherhood

Motherhood is overwhelming, period. It doesn’t matter if you have one child, or four (or more), if you’re a working mom or stay at home mom – being in charge of other people’s lives (as well as your own) can be an insurmountable task. Does it need to be so stressful? Absolutely not! With some organisational tweaks here and there, as well as some inner work along the way – motherhood can be simple.

5 Super Simple Ways that Minimalism Makes You Money

5 Super Simple Ways that Minimalism Makes You Money

I won’t lie, I’ve recently slipped back into old habits. We’re moving (next week!) and whilst we had saved money to replace some of our furniture, it’s been a slippery slope back into online shopping and buying stuff for the sake of having it. So, it’s time to knuckle down again and realign with our minimalist budgeting ways. Why? Well the answer is simple: Minimalism helps you save money. Essentially, minimalism makes you richer haha!

The Easiest Ways to Organise Your Week Ahead

The Easiest Ways to Organise Your Week Ahead

Like me, you’re probably a busy mum – juggling kids, activities, household chores, meals, maybe work too. Often it feels like my week gets away from me before it even starts (let’s be real, half the time I don’t even know what day it is). I know that when I’m on my game – my week runs smoothly (which is a better outcome for everyone in the family lol). How do I ensure that? It comes down to getting organised; how to organise yourself in order to simplify the week ahead.

How to Build Your Child a Capsule Wardrobe

How to Build Your Child a Capsule Wardrobe

I am constantly astonished by the amount of stuff my kids have – the never ending toys but also the pile of clothes that burst out of their drawers. Since we are moving house soon, I’m making a concerted effort to get back into the capsule wardrobe buzz for the kids. Read on to dispel common myths about capsule closets and capsule wardrobes for kids, as well as the best way to approach building a capsule wardrobe for your child!

The Magic of a Simple Childhood

The Magic of a Simple Childhood

Today’s lifestyle urges for busy.It urges for better. Pinterest and Instagram show these amazingly executed birthday parties, outings and homes. What do you remember from your childhood? None of the above I would imagine. Because you and I grew up in the time of simple. And, there is magic in a simple childhood. Read on for more.

The Must Read Guide to Minimalist Gift Giving

The Must Read Guide to Minimalist Gift Giving

I’m sure you’ve felt stressed or overwhelmed by finding and buying the perfect gift for a loved one. Or maybe you’ve felt the need to be overtly grateful for a gift given to you… that you didn’t really want? Taking a minimalist approach to celebrations and gift giving can change the way you feel about these events. Read on to find out how.

Eat More Simple to Streamline Your Life

Eat More Simple to Streamline Your Life

When you decide you want to simplify your life – cull the excess and live a less complicated life – it’s easy to overlook the many ways to do this. Taking a minimalist approach to food and eating simple is one of the quickest ways to trim the fat. Here are 8 effective ways to simplify your food and eat more simple!

Toy Storage Solutions that You Need Right Now

Toy Storage Solutions that You Need Right Now

100% you can have children and a tidy house – the key is effective toy storage solutions that actually work for you and your family. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again – storage can easily become a fancy way of hoarding. However, when utilised at it’s best – storage can help your household to run smoothly and efficiently as well as look and feel calm and organised. Read on to find out what to consider when purchasing storage solutions, as well as to see our top toy storage ideas!

Living Simply: How to Simplify Your Money

Living Simply: How to Simplify Your Money

I am all about the simple life. But what does this really mean? No, it’s not just about slower living, or eating healthy, or getting rid of our stuff. Simple living is taking a step back and looking at all aspects of your lifestyle and considering how you can make them easier. More simple. It is in our nature to over complicate life – and one underlying theme is one thing: money. But money can be simple too. Click through to read the best 10 habits to change in order to simplify your money.

Mid Year Clean Out + Reset Of Your Life: A Complete Guide

Mid Year Clean Out + Reset Of Your Life: A Complete Guide

I think it’s safe to say that 2020 has been a bit of a whack year… Like, does it even count as a year? But now we’re nearly in June, and I’m feeling the need for a reset. The whole Covid debacle is calming down (here in NZ) and things are starting to get back to normal. We are still wanting to move, Hubby is still jobless and we have baby 3 due any day. To really make the most of the rest of the year I want to reset, clear out and be ready to start fresh! Read through for a complete guide to resetting life + subscribe for a 30 day challenge!

Why Simplifying Your Life Is More Than Throwing Out Your Shit

Why Simplifying Your Life Is More Than Throwing Out Your Shit

Simple living, simplifying your life, minimalism have been buzz words for a while now, especially with the popularity of Marie Kondo. Many of us have taken on the concept of simplifying life through decluttering our home – but what if I told you that simplifying you life is more than just throwing out your shit? You can clean and clear and organise til the cows come home, but will that really change anything? Will it leave you less stressed? Maybe, as it’s pretty to look at lol. Will it be a magical cure to your house staying nice and tidy? Probably not, as you / who you live with will buy more shit to replace the shit you threw out… Read on to learn why simplifying your life is a holistic approach – it is way more than simply throwing out your crap.

How to Create Yourself a Capsule Wardrobe

How to Create Yourself a Capsule Wardrobe

You’ve likely heard the phrase ‘capsule wardrobe’ or ‘minimalist wardrobe’ before – but maybe you’ve wondered what the heck it actually is and why you should even care? Read through to find out how to create your own capsule wardrobe and the amazing benefits it’ll have to your organisation, efficiency and confidence!

It’s True – Kids Can Be Minimalists Too!

It’s True – Kids Can Be Minimalists Too!

I’ve said it before – the concept of minimalism and children seem to completely contradict one another. It’s understandable to think that! Kids bring love and joy and laughter but they all bring a bag load of chaos, toys and material crap. As they get older that transforms into extra-curricular activities, devices, and more material crap. What if I told you that there is such a thing as minimalism with kids – kids can be minimalists too!

Family Minimalism: The Best Toys That Will Grow With Your Children.

Family Minimalism: The Best Toys That Will Grow With Your Children.

Toy Room Ideas for Minimalist Toys: Recently, I got rid of the toys. Not only were we swimming in mess and chaos, but I had noticed that my kids weren’t even really engaging with what they had. There are so many benefits for both you and your child. Of course this doesn’t mean to say that you shouldn’t have any toys at all – but instead to think carefully about toys that will grow with them when you purchase them. Read through to see our recommendations for the best toys that will grow with your children.

12 Easy Ways to Simplify your Life

12 Easy Ways to Simplify your Life

Simplify Your Life! Does motherhood leave you feeling burnt out and overwhelmed? The world we live in today demands so much from us as mothers. Instead of finding ways to work smarter, I chose the opposite – get rid of the shit that wasn’t important – allowing me to live a more simple, minimal lifestyle. Here are 12 of the best tips I picked up along the way.