Minimalism: A Bigger Life with Less Stuff

Over the past several weeks, I have begun to seriously attempt to adopt a minimalist mindset as we prepare to reconfigure the basement space of our home.  Daily, I read articles by Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist, and I just finished The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo. I read minimalist material daily to keep myself motivated on the quest for less.  I read to gain the tools I need to let go of things instead of[Read more]

8 Ways to Make Money from Home, Part 4

This is the last in a four-part series on making money from home.  If you are just joining us, please head back and read parts one, two, and three.  Today, we are deviating a bit from work “at home” to work outside the home that may accommodate the family schedule. 7.  Some jobs are kid-friendly, meaning you can do them with your children in tow.  Options like newspaper delivery, school bus driver, and mystery shopper all come to mind.  I[Read more]

Four Steps to a Successful Tomorrow

Day after day after day.  They all seem to roll together, like endless, crashing waves upon the surface of our lives.  How do we live with intention when we don’t take time to reflect on the past and prepare for the future?  What went right?  What was left undone?  What am I trying to do with my life?  How do I make it happen?  Today, as we wrap up our series on Life’s Essential Ingredients, let’s put some steps in[Read more]