How to do a Post Christmas Purge

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January 17, 2021

After the holidays I always crave simplicity! I love layering in cozy textures and seasonal décor for the holidays, but I’m a minimalist at heart. With the New Year comes a distinct desire for less…of everything! Each year, sometimes starting as soon as Dec 26, I do a thorough post-Christmas purge! I love returning the […]

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Realistic Tips for Pantry Organization

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December 27, 2020

So we’ve all seen those glorious and perfectly organized rainbow pantries on Pinterest and online. And I’ll admit I’m a little bit obsessed with all the beautiful images of pristine pantry organization! But are they actually attainable? Can you actually decant every single item into clear storage containers, organize your tea bags by colour, and […]

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100 Things to Declutter During Quarantine

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December 23, 2020

Clutter has been proven to be stressful and stress can cause both physical and mental health issues! Simplify your daily life with this easy to follow list of 100 things to declutter during quarantine! Note: During this time of social distancing, some donation and recycling centres may be closed so get creative! Arrange porch drop […]

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3 Gingerbread Holiday Gift Wrap Ideas

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December 10, 2020

This year’s Christmas décor was all about gingerbread (eating it too of course). You can see all the decorations in A Pink Gingerbread Christmas Home Tour. I wanted the gift wrap to tie in without being a lot of work and these ideas only take a few minutes each to make! #winning! Here are 3 […]

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A Pink Nutcracker Christmas Brunch Tablescape

Entertaining & Holidays

December 2, 2020

We have a small house with no formal dining room, but we do have the cutest little nook in our kitchen where we eat most of our meals! Every birthday, holiday etc… I dress up this little space and my girls know to run out and look here first for presents and fun surprises. This […]

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DIY Gingerbread House Advent Calendar Tree

Seasonal Decor

November 26, 2020

I have really enjoyed making Advent calendars for my girls over the past couple of years! And this one might just be my favourite! Read on for all the deets on creating your own DIY Gingerbread House Advent Calendar Tree. I decorated our home this year with an understated gingerbread theme. I wanted a neutral […]

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5 Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Teachers

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November 22, 2020

We’ve been blessed with amazing teaching staff throughout our daughters’ years in school and especially during this last very trying year! I try to find thoughtful and useful gifts for our teachers that show our sincere appreciation for all their hard work and the care they give our kids each day! Sometimes gift guides have […]

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10 Gift Ideas for Kids that aren’t Toys!

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November 22, 2020

If your house is anything like mine, it’s filled with too many plastic toys! This Christmas I am refusing to fill the house with more plastic (and we will donate much of what we have now). This year, we are focusing on non-disposable, non-plastic, non-consumeristic gifts in our quest to become more minimal. Here are […]

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Thoughtful Christmas Gift Ideas for Her

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November 22, 2020

Gift Giving is my love language and each holiday season I carefully choose thoughtful presents for my friends and family. It’s a fun challenge to find unique Christmas gift ideas for each person on my list! Here are some of my best ideas for her this year! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. This […]

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5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Him – That He Might Actually Like

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November 22, 2020

If the men in your life are anything like mine, they can be a little hard to shop for. And by a little, I mean a lot! Finding Christmas gift ideas for him can be a challenge! Here are 5 different ideas that he might…just might… like! Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. This […]

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