A Bunch of Junk

Simplifying Sunday Series If you are new to the series, check out the past two posts here and here.   This series is inspired by the book A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living by Emily Ley.  Ley outlines incredibly simple tips… Continue Reading

The Urge to Purge

Simplifying Sunday Series If you are new to the series, check out the kickoff post here.  At the beginning of January 2018, I read Emily Ley’s A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living.  The tip are so incredibly simple… Continue Reading

The Power of Simplifying

A Simplified Life by Emily Ley

 A Semi-intentional Amazon Purchase I started reading A Simplified Life: Tactical Tools for Intentional Living this week.    I am organized-ish and felt like I could probably get by with some tips from [author] Emily Ley’s Instagram feed [@emilyley], but my… Continue Reading

Instant Pot Madness

By now you may have heard about this little thing called an “Instant Pot”.  If you haven’t, well then I must know, how is the weather under the rock which you’ve been living? I was skeptical and already in a… Continue Reading

The Mom-i-form

mom-i-form: (mom-i-fawrm) n: an identifying outfit or style of dress worn by moms (perhaps several times a week) while they run errands and tend to the never-ending needs of their children.   The mom uniform, you know, the one you throw… Continue Reading

How to Organize a Closet for Free

I have just days [waaah!] left in my maternity leave and my sudden urge to get this house in order is coming in at full speed.  I am reorganizing our home’s most neglected places such as the pantry, the kids cupboards,… Continue Reading

They Say It’s Your Birthday

Photo Cred: Leslie Rodriguez I won’t even begin to lie to you.  I won’t sugarcoat it at all.  This last week has been trying.  Not with our newborn baby who hit a growth spurt this week.  Not with our 2… Continue Reading

Daydream Believer

Things are changin’ in the Canfield home.  Our too-big-for-one-kid bonus room is under major DIY construction and I’ve counted the days, weeks and weekends I expect it to be complete no less than 10 times.  I’m going to go out… Continue Reading

Someday

  Tuesday.  The air was crisp the way Fall air usually is.  The sun was warm in just the right spots.  I was pushing a stroller with my 2-year-old who was sitting straight up, taking in all the air, all… Continue Reading

Oh Baby! // My Top 10 Musts for Bringing Home Baby

I have been fielding a lot of questions about what are my must-haves for bringing home baby.  The baby product market is constantly evolving, rolling out new & innovative merchandise to make a parent’s life easier. That being said, I feel pretty… Continue Reading