Welcome! Please read our "about" page to get a little more information as to what brought us here and why. We are here to help and we are here to give any information we can for you to be free in whatever capacity in your life. I am not only here because I love to … Continue reading Our Purpose
I was so proud of myself. Our family had gotten it together and threw away a bunch of crap. We were living a minimalist life. Then we moved... Wow. I was so angry at how much I still had. I was ready to just leave everything that was left and not look back. Of course, … Continue reading Ok Let’s Try This Again!
Wow, I really didn't think I would write this much, but I guess I needed to. Once Caitlin's steroids really started kicking in she was very hard to handle. She would literally go around knocking everything over and was always hungry. She wouldn't sleep much either. It was very hard to stay calm and understanding … Continue reading A Mother’s Worst Nightmare Part 3
tun·nel vi·sion noun defective sight in which objects cannot be properly seen if not close to the center of the field of view This is exactly what happened. Nothing else in the world existed outside of this tunnel. I can't even explain how this feels other than when someone close to you has died. That … Continue reading A Mother’s Worst Nightmare Part 2
Today would have been my daughter's 20th birthday. We lost our sweet Caitlin when she was 7 years old. This story will have nothing to do with minimalism as of now. You can also read my blog The Sentimental Things , which does tie into this story. I may end up with a 2 part blog … Continue reading A Mother’s Worst Nightmare
So, Valentine's Day is upon us. My husband and I have never celebrated this retail, gimme-gimme, woman's holiday. I have to say that I actually feel sorry for the guys. I mean have you seen them in a panic at the grocery store on the way home on Valentine's Day? I refuse to take part … Continue reading Valentine’s (Expectations) Day
Minimalism, Mindfulness, and Meditation. Ok, maybe these aren't hard for everyone. Maybe they aren't really hard at all. When I decided to minimize, I was ready and most of it wasn't that hard. However, the hard part comes when the excitement of this new way of living has gone a little limp. In the past, … Continue reading Why is M³ so hard?!
Yesterday I read an article on Tiny Buddha that I really needed to hear. It was about silence. The author posted this quote: “Silence is not the absence of something but the presence of everything.” ~Gordon Hempton This is so true! Have you ever just sat outside, closed your eyes and let your senses take over? The … Continue reading Minimizing Noise