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Posts by Brittney

7 Ways to Prepare the Family for Back to School

Posted by on Aug 21, 2017 in Brittney's Blog |

7 Ways to Prepare the Family for Back to School

It’s that time!  Back to school is here!  That can mean a scramble in routines, new places to be, early mornings, and lots of paperwork.  Let’s prepare for what could be a chaotic time! – Create a Command Center: Dedicate an area of your home for a “command center” set up with a family calendar, a place for class/sport forms, filing system, and supplies.  You can display the calendar so all family members can see the schedule, and make sure to...

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Managing Kid’s Toys

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Brittney's Blog, Uncategorized |

Managing Kid’s Toys

If you missed my post on Simplifying Life which has a focus on doing less + having less, check it out here! This is part II in the series and it’s all about toys!  Toys can easily take over and consume our homes if we allow it.  I aim to be mindful while managing Olivia’s toys and here are a few ways… 1. Know Your Boundary to Keep to a Minimum: In order to keep them to a minimum you have to know your boundary.  I have designated areas in the house, and...

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Springtime Activities for the Family

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Brittney's Blog |

Springtime Activities for the Family

There is so much to love about spring, and there are endless amounts of activities offered throughout the city.  Here are some of our favorites, which happen to be free, require minimal effort and keep us active — pretty darn perfect in my book!  With the craziness of life, it’s often the simplest things in life that are the most enjoyable and that’s usually my goal. Walks: Heading out with no real plan always leads to something enjoyable (most of...

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Simplifying Life

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Brittney's Blog |

Simplifying Life

I’ve come across a lot of people seeking simplicity in their life lately and seen various books/articles on the topic in passing. Here is one article that I came across multiple times and recommend — becomingminimalist.  We live in a fast-paced world, and it’s easy to get caught up in the chaos. Simplifying life looks different for everyone, and it all depends on what you are seeking. For me, simplifying life falls on two things. The first has been important to me all my...

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Springin’ It Up!

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Brittney's Blog |

Springin’ It Up!

Nesting has certainly amplified my spring-cleaning game over here. There are so many ways to prepare the house for spring and the list could go on and on. So instead of sharing everything you could do, I’m just going to share ways that I spring it up in our house… And it’s important to note that I don’t do this all in one day. I always break it up to make it easier on myself. Declutter Clothing + Cabinets: I start here every season. As I go through the clothing closet, I try to...

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