Simplifying our closets was one big step we took to simplify our lives overall (and one that I would highly recommend). It used to be hard for me to get rid of clothes, even if I hadn't warn the item in a while thinking that I would need it SOMEDAY. Except in most cases "SOMEDAY" … Continue reading How we Simplified our Closets
We live in Northern Arizona and get to the Grand Canyon about once per year or so (although I wish it was more!). On our most recent trip I discovered my FAVORITE way to see the Grand Canyon... on a bike! On the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park there is a trail that … Continue reading The BEST way to see the Grand Canyon
It official, simple living has officially taken over our lives (and I'm not complaining)! We love to camp... actually Andy loves to camp and I agree to tag along... and have recently tried to apply our simple living standards to our camping trips as well. This make things much easier when packing and also makes the … Continue reading How we Camp, Simply!
I will scream it from a mountain top all day long, downsizing and simple living has greatly increased our quality of living in almost every aspect of our lives! I used to think that the more stuff I had, the more prepared I would for any given situation including cleaning and homemaking. I used to … Continue reading Why Downsizing helped my Cleaning Routine
This post was in no way sponsored by or affiliated with Blue Apron, we are just writing about our experience using the program! Our relationship with Blue Apron is love-hate. What we love: We get to try new foods that we would normally not try... and actually end up enjoying most of them! The food … Continue reading Our Experience with Blue Apron
Almost by definition, living simply means living with less and therefore SAVING MONEY! And who doesn't want to save money? Below are 8 ways we act intentionally and save money. As childless newlyweds, our list may look a little different than most you have seen, but are realistic for our situation and of course can be … Continue reading 8 Simple Ways we Save
Smoothies are one of my go-to meals/snacks! Not only are they healthy, quick, and delicious, but they are also a great way to get in your daily servings of fruit and even veggies. Ever since I started adding veggies (mostly green leafy vegetables) to my smoothies I highly prefer them over normal fruit-only smoothies; most … Continue reading Why we love Green Smoothies!
Andy and I have always felt like our home was too small; we are renters and have lived in a lot of different homes together. One of our first homes was a 800 sq ft apartment. Our stuff overflowed the apartment and it always felt dirty and cluttered. After that we moved to a large … Continue reading Our Journey to Downsizing