How to Combine Households Without Creating Clutter
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How to Combine Households Without Creating Clutter

Inside: Use these tips to combine households without creating additional clutter in the process. A guest post by Rose Morrison Combining households is an exciting time but it can also be stressful. It can require negotiating and compromising in order to create a home that you both love. Eliminating the excess before and during the…

How to Prioritize Memories Over Material Things During the Holidays
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How to Prioritize Memories Over Material Things During the Holidays

Inside: Use these tips to prioritize memories over material things during the holidays to enjoy the season without adding excess stuff. A guest post by Cora Gold Material objects don’t last forever, but memories do. Every family should have lasting memories of the good times – it’s what you and your household will think back…

Surprising Statistics on Wasteful Holiday Spending
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Surprising Statistics on Wasteful Holiday Spending

Inside: It’s easy to overdo it during the holiday season. Read on for statistics on wasteful holiday spending and learn how you can avoid being part of them. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. You can hear that song playing in your head now, can’t you? While the holidays are indeed a beautiful…

How to Live as a Minimalist: A Beginner’s Guide
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How to Live as a Minimalist: A Beginner’s Guide

Inside: Learn how to live as a minimalist and start your own journey of living more simply. A guest post by Melanie Manard of The Conscious Insider The word minimalism first appeared in the art world of the 60s to describe the work of artist Donald Judd. Nowadays, it’s used to define both design concepts…

How to Gently Encourage Your Loved Ones to Simplify
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How to Gently Encourage Your Loved Ones to Simplify

Inside: After experiencing the benefits of simplifying in your own life you may want to encourage your loved ones to simplify as well. Here are some tips to help you on that journey. A guest post by Rose Morrison There always seems to be a reason to buy more things. Whether it’s an upcoming holiday,…

Helping Your Elderly Parents Downsize: 5 Tips to Ease the Transition
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Helping Your Elderly Parents Downsize: 5 Tips to Ease the Transition

Inside: Helping your elderly parents to downsize can be a challenge. Use these tips to help ease the transition. A guest post by Rose Morrison As the small tasks of everyday life become more difficult for your aging parents, it may be time to begin discussions about downsizing. While there are many benefits to be…

Is Moving Away From Family a Good Idea? 5 Questions to Help You Decide
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Is Moving Away From Family a Good Idea? 5 Questions to Help You Decide

Inside: If you’re considering moving away from family, read on for questions to ask to help you make the best decision for you and your family. So you’re thinking about making a move. A big move.  Packing your bags and leaving your family behind can be a difficult decision to make, especially if you’re close….