5 Benefits of a Minimalist Life

We are about two years into our minimalist journey, and it really has had a huge impact on our lives, so much so I wanted to share the benefits we have found. When I talk about minimalism, I often refer to it as a 'journey', it's something we still work on every day.  Even after [...]

By | 2017-07-29T23:05:10+00:00 July 29th, 2017|Life, Minimalism, Simple Living|0 Comments

Our little home – Plans for the future

It will be nine years since we moved into our house this summer. We moved in on a summers day in August and I remember the house felt so big. We were so excited to make it our home, and start a family. It was mostly decorated in neutral colours throughout and has front and [...]

By | 2017-06-13T18:57:04+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Life, Simple Home|0 Comments

A Little Blog Update and Some News

If you haven't visited for a while, you might notice a couple of changes around here, but before I explain more, I thought I would share a little of our history... My first blog Its been around 6 years since I first started blogging. My first blog was a weight-loss blog, writing about healthy eating [...]

By | 2017-05-13T20:43:17+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Blogging, Life|2 Comments

Loosing Weight with Weight Watchers Smart Points

After a year of on-off half-hearted 'dieting', whilst gaining weight, I finally decided that I had to commit to a weight loss plan to kick start healthy eating and weight loss. I am a huge believer that weight loss in theory is simple. If you eat less calories than your body needs, then your body [...]

By | 2017-04-27T13:03:45+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Health, Life|0 Comments

Extreme Reading at Fountains Abbey

If you have a primary school aged child, you have probably heard of the extreme reading challenge. You take a photo of your child reading in an extreme place, and the school hold a competition to find the pupil who has the most extreme reading photo. One of the biggest challenges for parents (and teachers!) is [...]

By | 2017-04-25T11:33:22+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Days Out, Life, Travel|0 Comments

6 Ways That Minimalism Helped Me Cope With Anxiety and Depression

Since Ava's birth eight months ago, I have been finding life hard. It was mostly due to no sleep, four children aged 6 and under, having an endless list of work to do and having no time for myself.  I felt like I was trying to keep too many plates spinning, and dropping them all. [...]

By | 2017-07-27T21:44:52+00:00 March 20th, 2016|Health, Life, Minimalism, Simple Living|8 Comments