The Benefits of Minimalism

Benefits of Minimalism, 30 ways living more minimally will improve your life.

With capsule wardrobes and Marie Kondo becoming more widely-known, minimalism is something I’m hearing a lot more about lately. I’ve become increasingly interested in practicing minimalism over the last 5 years and learned more and more intricacies of it. At it’s core, minimalism is a lifestyle that involves living intentionally. It’s that simple and it reads differently for everyone. It involves making intentional choices about your time, money, and especially consumption. Over time I’ve learned quite a few ways that minimalism benefits me and today I’m happy to share 30 ways minimalism can benefit you as well.

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Double Duty Wardrobe, The Scarf

Layered outfit in Iceland during Summer

Wearing the Cuyana Alpaca Cape around town as a cape and during my trip to Iceland as a scarf.

With all of my experience packing light and making my travel light packing lists, I think the most common item in all of them is a simple scarf. A scarf serves many functions during travel no matter what type of climate you’re in. It can be used as a scarf, a pillow, a swimsuit cover up, a blanket on a cold flight, or even a nursing cover. The possibilities really are endless! Today I’m sharing a few of my favorite ways to use a scarf, as well as some of my favorite scarves.

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5 Ways to Practice Self-Care

5 Ways to Spend Time on Yourself

This post is sponsored by Burke Williams.

I am not the best at self-care and I’m willing to bet that you might feel the same way. As someone with a big heart I constantly put other’s needs before my own, and it’s something I’ve always done. Recently I’ve been trying to change that for the better, and I’m finally starting to feel like I’m starting to win the battle. Today I’ve teamed up with Burke Williams Spa to share some of my favorite ways to practice self-care in hopes that it will inspire you to take better care of yourself as well.

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Recipe for an Easy Dinner Night

Recipe for an Easy Dinner Night in 30 minutes or less. Perfect for going back to school!

Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smithfield® Marinated Fresh Pork. The opinions and text are all mine.

With back-to-school just around the corner, I’ve been thinking about dinners and how to make prep as easy and quick as possible while still maintaining a healthy diet. Today I’ve partnered withSmithfield® to share a recipe for an easy dinner with less than 30 minutes of prep time any night of the week. Often my go-to for easy dinner nights is a slow-cooker, but I find that a lot of the recipes for slow-cooker meals include a lot of processed ingredients or extra prep time and those are two things I like to avoid. With this recipe, it’s easy to create a meal that the whole family will enjoy, even picky eaters like my little one.

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