• Activities for kids

    Stickers: Toddler Activity

    One of the best things I’ve bought to entertain my toddler is a simple A5 book and stickers. There’s something about stickers that allows them to peel off and stick for ages and ages and for days to months to years. However it comes at a huge cost. I have no idea how much I’ve spent on stickers but I’d probably cry if I knew. When I was a kid I remember having a sticker album and adding stickers to it in order, then trading some with friends and other kids in the school playground. It was fun! However there’s no such thing as a good quality sticker album anymore.…

  • Home and Garden,  Lifestyle,  Minimalism,  Selling

    Decluttering, Selling and Minimalism

    I have collected so much stuff over the years, I’m actually shocked how much I have. Since most of it is in excellent condition, I’ve put it up for sale and have 100 items listed. How do I even own that much stuff? Stuff I don’t need? I haven’t even finished listed everything yet! There’s also the donating pile and the give away to someone I know box. The donating pile will also have monetary donations as I get money from things that I sell as there are a lot of charities that need the money. I actually feel put off buying things, after seeing how much I have up…

  • Lifestyle,  Minimalism

    Minimalism – Getting Rid of the TV – Step One

    I don’t know why but over the past week the large monitor in the corner of the living room was absolutely bugging me. We don’t actually subscribe to any TV service and don’t really watch TV programs. If anything, we use Chromecast to watch YouTube videos like craft activities for ideas. But the large screen taking up a entire corner of the room was constantly in my head. Today we removed it, put the TV unit up for sale and moved it to the bedroom. Okay, moving it to the bedroom seems counter productive, but that means we won’t be using it in the evening and night as we cosleep…