Christmas can be simple and sweet!

Christmas can be sweet and relaxing. Or it can be tiring and costly. It depends on how you do it and your approach. How is your Christmas feeling so far? If you would like to simplify Christmas a little here are some good ideas! Just for you. Today. Don’t aim for perfect. Seriously, no one… Continue reading Christmas can be simple and sweet!

35 things our family spends less on – so we can live more!

Do you dream of working less and having more time for relaxing or for adventure? Or do you just wish you could kill some debt and have less pressure? There are endless creative ways to drop the cost of living without suffering and I thought I would compile all the ones we use in a… Continue reading 35 things our family spends less on – so we can live more!

Simple products and products that simplify life.

Hi dear friends,  Our family keeps discovering new ways to simplify. There are endless ways! It is not only about decluttering our wardrobes or having less on our schedule. Lately I am thinking about simple products and so I have written here a list of products that are simple or that make life simpler. Some… Continue reading Simple products and products that simplify life.

Small house life. Why we love it and hacks to make it feel big.

We are passionate about small house life but we didn’t plan to downsize. We did a dramatic downsize after falling in love. With a house. A pretty small 2 by 1, 1951 cottage. We found an adorable little house in a garden reminiscent of The Secret Garden, and a lifetime of living in a big-house… Continue reading Small house life. Why we love it and hacks to make it feel big.

Mum-hacks. Getting on top of the washing.

Small systems keep whole empires going so they can certainly save some sanity in our homes! During our craziest season with 3 school kids and a baby, cat dog chickens goats and a pony, plus renovations, sports and social life,  I became a systems analyst. I made it my goal to work out little systems… Continue reading Mum-hacks. Getting on top of the washing.

One persons clutter is another person treasure. Sell it!

If you are sick of stuff lying around and cluttering up your house/shed/verandah I recommend just go around every couple of weeks and find some things you don’t need anymore and take a few photos of those items so you can sell them. Our needs and our households and hobbies do change. Seasons come to… Continue reading One persons clutter is another person treasure. Sell it!