I’ve made this page as a place to share any great resources I use and love and want to share with you! To keep things simple, I’ve decided making a page to gather all resources I recommend is the best way to go. I’ll update this page frequently whenever I come across something to help you simplify and improve your life!
I’ve seperated the resources by category to make it easier to find what you’re looking for. If you have questions about anything I’ve recommended, feel free to contact me and I’d be happy to help!
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When I was starting my blog, I spent hours researching what programs to use, and it really helped to read other blogger’s reviews and recommendations. In keeping with that, if you are considering starting your own blog (which I highly recommend by the way, it’s AMAZING!), here are the programs and resources I use and recommend!
I’ve hosted my blog with Site Ground from the beginning, and couldn’t be happier with them. My site runs smoothly and their customer support is awesome!
Sign up through Site Ground here and start hosting your own site for as little as $3.95/month.
Mailer Lite is an easy to set up and use email provider. I’ve been very impressed with their customer support and their program is loaded with great features like automations and landing pages. And it’s free up to your first 1000 subscribers! Sign up here to set up your own account.
When I first started my blog I did all of my pinning on Pinterest manually. It took a lot of time and I’ve recently decided this was an easy task to automate so I could use my time for more efficiently to create new content for the blog. I held out for a while before signing up for Board Booster because I was hesitant to pay for a service I could technically do myself. But now that I’ve been using Board Booster, I could never go back! It saves me so much time and makes pinning to Pinterest so easy! Any work at home mom knows how valuable a truly time saving resource is! This tool is worth every penny in my opinion! Click here to set up your own account.
I use Canva to create all the graphics for my blog and social media posts. It is super easy and user friendly, even if you aren’t tech savvy (I’m so not!).
Minimalism & Simple Living Resources
Over the years that I’ve been decluttering and embracing a minimalist lifestyle, there have been a few resources I’ve come across that have really inspired, motivated and challenged me to move further towards minimalism and simplifying. Here are some of my favourites!
Simplify by Joshua Becker
Clutter-free with Kids by Joshua Becker
The More of Less by Joshua Becker
All three of these books by Joshua Becker are excellent. They offer practical, down to earth, common sense advice and inspiration to embrace a life with less. I love that Joshua Becker’s story is so relatable as a family living in the suburbs that were sick of spending so much of their time managaing their “stuff”. His journey and writing really speak to me because his approach to minimalism and simplifying demonstrates that minimalism is available to anyone interested in simplifying their lives. His blog Becoming Minimalist is a great resource as well and I highly recommend checking it out!
The Joy of Less by Francine Jay
This book was one of my first introductions to the idea of minimalism. It is another excellent and practical resource for those looking to simplify their lives. It has a great balance of the philosophy of minimalism with practical advice about how to apply those philosophies to your life.
Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne and Lisa M. Ross
This is a great resource for parents looking for ways to slow down and simplify not only their own lives, but the lives of their whole family as well. As I read this book it challenged my ideas of how I thought you were “supposed” to raise your kids. And I felt like it gave me permission to question societal norms and figure out what will work best for my family. Primarily, consciously choosing less, slowing down and building in plenty of down time and free play into my kids’ lives. It’s a great resource and reminder for those looking to cultivate a simpler way of life for your family.
This is one of my favourite websites to visit. It is loaded with so many great posts to inspire and encourage simplicity and minimalism. Most of the posts are short and to the point, offering a quick dose of minimalism and simplicity inspiration. I highly recommend it!