Every Christmas I feel like I’ve got this. I enter the season with gift ideas for everyone, but as the weeks pass I get frustrated with costs, availability, lack of quality and just the all around junk that I’m considering buying. So I put together this list of minimalist Christmas gift ideas to help me – and you – ditch the clutter this year.
Does the holiday season make you break out in cold sweats and have you wishing you smoked? There’s no reason to let the Christmas season and expectations ruin your holiday. Let’s get back to basics, reanalyze why we do everything we do and learn how to once again have a simpler Christmas.
My son is a puker. I’ve mentioned it before that he has a super sensitive gag reflex and every cold (think phlegm) brings on the vomiting. During the more than two years of my son’s life, I’ve had a lot of stinky loads of laundry and a lot of stinky dry clothes. If you are a parent, read along to find out how to keep your laundry from smelling like vomit.
Homemaking is the art of making a house a home. At least that’s the way I view my homemaking profession. Sure, I want all the cute decor and pretty furniture, but I also want a healthy atmosphere for my family. One way I can support the physical health of my family is with these healthier homemaking baby steps.
Growing up, eating leftovers was never an option. It was a given. Leftovers were snacks. Leftovers were thrown in a big dish and became the most delicious casserole. As I got older, I learned some people just toss leftovers. If people knew how to reuse leftover food maybe so much wouldn’t be thrown away.