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Feeling Overwhelmed? Try Moderate Minimalism!

Lifestyle

April 29, 2020

Have you been hearing about minimalism non-stop lately? Me too! And I’m loving it, but it’s also intimidating! The thought of giving up almost everything I own (especially with 2 kids at home) has always seemed unrealistic and out of reach! And I have to admit, I do love pretty things! Then I discovered moderate […]

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5 Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Lifestyle

April 22, 2020

Trying to decide what to get Mom this year? Here are 5 last-minute gift ideas for Mother’s Day! #1 gift cards The easiest way to make sure a gift arrives on time is to send an e-card. Purchase a gift card to your Mom’s favourite store online and have the gift certificate delivered right away […]

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10 Things To Do When Social Distancing Ends

Lifestyle

April 17, 2020

As much as is doesn’t feel like it right now, social distancing and the COVID 19 pandemic will eventually end. What will life look like when it’s over? In part, that’s up to us! Here are 10 things to do when social distancing ends… #1 Slow Down The number one thing I’ve learned so far […]

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Free Printable Cleaning Charts

Everyday Living

April 16, 2020

I’m a complete homebody and I don’t think I’ve ever spent this much time at home!! With 2 active kids, one large husband, a crazy beagle puppy and my absent-minded self at home it’s chaotic!! If you’ve been wondering how you’ll possibly manage to clean your house during quarantine I’ve made some easy to follow […]

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How to Clean Your Home During Quarantine

Lifestyle

April 15, 2020

We are going on one month of our new way of life. Social distancing, quarantine, N95, underlying conditions, WHO…these are all terms that are suddenly commonplace. During this time our family has made it a priority to be as healthy as possible. By eliminating toxins from our daily cleaning rituals in the house, we give […]

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How To Get Your Kids To Do Chores

Lifestyle

March 14, 2020

So I don’t know about your kids, but mine weren’t always the most enthusiastic when it came to doing their chores. The lure of an allowance didn’t seem to be enough for them to want to help out around the house. But all hope is not lost! We have two little girls who now do […]

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Favorite products to get organized for the new year

Friday Finds – Get Organized

Lifestyle

January 10, 2020

It’s that time of year! Time for a fresh start! I love decluttering & organizing in January to prepare for the new year ahead! I know Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, but I love a good clean and purge after the holidays almost as much as all the Christmas bustle! Here […]

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The Best Ways To Organize A Small Kitchen

Home

December 31, 2019

Our kitchen is fairly small at 11ft x 12ft! It feels larger because of the open floor plan, but the cabinetry space is limited so we maximize every square inch! Read on for our ideas on the best ways to organize a small kitchen! We gutted and renovated this kitchen in 2011. If you want […]

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12 Reasons to Embrace Small Space Living

Home

December 31, 2019

I truly believe that any house can be a home no matter what the size! Our house is a 1350 sq ft bungalow built in 1993. It took vision to see its potential, but now we love small space living! Here are 12 reasons to embrace small space living! #1 The Price is Right In […]

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Stovetop Potpourri – A Quick & Simple Recipe

Lifestyle

December 13, 2019

When I want to house to smell good over the holidays, stovetop potpourri is my go-to solution. It creates the most delicious aroma and it looks pretty on the stove! I’m usually in a hurry over the holidays and I don’t have time to source fancy ingredients from a health food or speciality store. This […]

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I'm Amanda and I’m passionate about creating a well loved and well lived in home for my family and I'd love to help you do the same! 

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