• Is Minimalist Right For Your Family? - Your family will benefit from simple living if . . .
    LIVING,  SIMPLE LIVING

    Is Minimalism Right For Your Family?

    Let’s start with getting something out in the open: I bounce back and forth between calling myself a minimalist and not. It depends what definition you are following. If the definition you are thinking of involves a room with white walls with just one chair and a table with a white vase and a single tulip, that’s not the kind…

  • Homeschooling Without a Curriculum
    HOMESCHOOL,  LIVING

    Homeschool Without a Curriculum

    When we first started homeschooling I knew right away that I didn’t want to invest my money into a curriculum. I imagine curriculum can be good for some people and families but it just does not mesh with my personality or homeschool goals. Says the woman educated as a teacher, the irony is not lost on me. I knew if we…

  • How to Add More Intention into Your Days - Live An Intentional Life
    LIVING,  SIMPLE LIVING

    An Intentional Life

    Over the last couple of years I’ve been thinking a lot on what it means to live an intentional life. And, truth be told, it’s changed over the years. I don’t think living an intentional life includes a set in stone list of dos and don’ts. To me, very simply put, an intentional life means living life on purpose. It…

  • Simply Earth Essential Oil Subscription Box Review!
    ESSENTIAL OILS,  WELLNESS

    Simply Earth Essential Oil Subscription Box

    I’ve been dabbling in the essential oil world for a few years now. After trying a few different companies I’m still not completely brand loyal. I have a few companies that I order from regularly. In my initial foray into essential oils I tried out a number of companies right off the bat and wrote a post about the pros…

  • Grand Palladium Vallarta Review - An Air Canada Vacation to Puerto Vallarta Mexico, an all-inclusive trip with kids - full review!
    MEXICO,  TRAVEL

    Grand Palladium, Puerto Vallarta Review

    Ever since we got back from Mexico three weeks ago the temperatures here at home have pretty much been steady at -30/-40, can someone please send me back to the sunshine?! Last week I shared a few photos from our trip in my post about all-inclusive trips with kids but after getting a number of questions on our specific resort…

  • The Best Novels for Grade Two
    BOOKS,  HOMESCHOOL

    Twelve of the Best Novels for Grade Two

    It feels like forever since I’ve written a book list! I used to do them every week but I took a little break and it’s been hard to get back in the habit, but I plan on bringing them back every two weeks, if there is a specific genre/type of book list you would like, let me know! For today’s…