~Whitney~ The birds excitedly chirping out my window and the fresh smells of nature’s new life bring such peaceful happiness to my heart. I love aspects about all times of the year: Winter’s quiet snowfalls that blanket the earth in peacefulness, Summer’s memories of hiking, camping, and dancing lightning bugs, and Fall’s crisp fragrant smells … Continue reading Spring is in the Air
~Whitney We have some extremely exciting news to share with you all! (Many of you already know if you are friends with us on Facebook!) WE BOUGHT A ZOO! Sorry, too good to resist. No, we didn't buy a zoo but we did just purchase our very own little piece of wonderfulness.... We own … Continue reading Heartright Farm – Our Newest Adventure
~Whitney~ Although I've only been a parent for four years, I've definitely learned some tricks to saving time, money, energy, and sanity while parenting little ones...and in our case multiple little ones! Little Man just turned four years old and with two more Littles under him, we have quite the busy household! I'm naturally like … Continue reading 16 Sanity Saving Tips of Parents of Littles
Ahhhh, Summer. That lazy time of the year spent lying out under the clear sky, skipping rocks on the lake, and going swimming every day... Umm, that's not quite the world I live in (although it does sound amazing)! Summer for me means Vacation Bible School planning, gardening in the heat, Church events, mowing and … Continue reading Slow Down!
Spring has officially arrived! I guess better late than never, huh? Well, we went from rain and cold for what seemed like an unending winter to now it finally being warm and sunny! This past week we've had the windows and doors open and little bare feet have been living it up outside. The grass … Continue reading Springing the Coop
~Whitney~ Ever since I was a kid I've always had a fascination with learning about the Great Depression. I had "Kit" the American Girl Doll who's story took place in the 1930's and I read her books more times than I can recall. There was this intrigue with having to live with the bare necessities … Continue reading Are You Living in Great Contentment?
Now that over the past few week I've hopefully shown you that you can most definitely live simply even with little kiddos, I'd like to share with you some of my favorite baby items. The ones that, even in a simple home, I don't want to be without. Does it seem odd that I'm now … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Baby Items for the Simple Home
*This is part 3 of our series on Minimalism. Click here for Part 1 - Wannabe Minimalist and Part 2 The Benefits of a Minimal & Simple Home ~Whitney~ Life is a beautiful thing. Keeping home is a gift. Raising children is a blessing. Raising many children is crazy fun, but also crazy busy....and messy! … Continue reading Minimalism with Little Ones
*This is part two of our minimalist series. For the introduction of my clutter-free journey click here: Wannabe Minimalist ~Whitney~ From where I'm sitting right now on our living room couch I can survey our main living spaces and for the most part they're tidy and clean. The table is bare, the floor isn't scattered with toys, … Continue reading The Benefits of a Minimal & Simple Home
~Whitney~ I'm a minimalist at heart and have a slight obsession with decluttering my house on a regular basis. It gives me this weird satisfaction when I have a garbage bag full of possessions that didn't make the cut to stay in our home. Couple that with my love for organization and simplicity and you have … Continue reading Wannabe Minimalist