DIY, Homemaking

Hospitality, Minimalism, and Page Views: Why I Really Did the ORC

As I anticipate the 6th week of The One Room Challenge I've been reflecting on my reasons for participating. To be completely transparent, the reason I wanted to do it was to get exposure on my blog, to have more page views, more followers etc... You see, I have this little dream to earn a… Continue reading Hospitality, Minimalism, and Page Views: Why I Really Did the ORC

DIY, Homemaking

Kitchen DECLUTTER and shop! {The ORC Week 2}

As much as I wanted to start with the more fun things like painting and decorating I knew I had to start from the inside-out. That meant taking everything out of the cupboards and purging, reorganizing, and rethinking the functionality of everything in my kitchen. I am in the kitchen like 90% of the time!… Continue reading Kitchen DECLUTTER and shop! {The ORC Week 2}

Convictions and Culture, DIY, Homemaking, Homeschooling, minimalism

A Little Announcement {I Freaked Out Today.} MESS=STRESS

Lately, I've been trying to focus on having better home maintenance. What I mean is keeping things tidy on a regular basis. I have to be real here and tell you that I am not good at this! I never have been. I do not like cleaning or picking up. Part of me does love… Continue reading A Little Announcement {I Freaked Out Today.} MESS=STRESS

minimalism

How to Get the Most out of Minimalism Without Actually Being a Minimalist!

Minimalism is a HOT word right now. There's an entire culture and movement going on all around us. It's a decor style, it's a lifestyle, it's a practice, a religion even. There's a good chance you have heard of minimalism and are intrigued by it, and you probably know someone who is into it. I… Continue reading How to Get the Most out of Minimalism Without Actually Being a Minimalist!