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7 Effective Steps to Organize Any Space

7 Effective Steps to Organize Any Space

Before I jump into the 7 effective steps to organize any space, I want to answer a simple “why” when it comes to organizing.  Sometimes focusing on the “why” provides motivation when we get to the “how!”   Why get
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Top 10 Takeaways:  Dave Ramsey Smart Conference

Top 10 Takeaways: Dave Ramsey Smart Conference

I love conferences… even as an introvert!  Anything that helps me grow personally or professionally is always time and money well spent.   So this year when Mr. SimpOL asked what I wanted for my birthday, I told him I
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Pantry Organization Makeover on a Budget of $20

Pantry Organization Makeover on a Budget of $20

Recently I decided to tackle a pantry organization makeover on a budget.  It took about two hours and $20.00.   We have three shelves and use them for snacks, canned goods and some appliance storage.  It was a pretty simple
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My One and Only (Epic) Post on How to Blog

My One and Only (Epic) Post on How to Blog

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’m not a “How to Blog”  resource site.  However, I do want to answer questions and be helpful for those who want to know about my experience as an online publisher. I will attempt to
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10 Daily Habits to Keep a Clean Home

10 Daily Habits to Keep a Clean Home

Keeping a clean home on a busy schedule is always a work in progress.  I’ve found ten areas that, when they go undone, zap my energy and bring on stress. When they are done, there is more order and peace
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Organization:  Where Do I Start?

Organization: Where Do I Start?

A common problem of not getting anywhere on the path to the simple organized lifestyle is not knowing where to begin.  The goals ahead seem too overwhelming and too time consuming on a schedule that is already full.   If
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10 Best Free Educational Websites for Preschoolers

10 Best Free Educational Websites for Preschoolers

These are 10 of the best free educational websites for engaging your preschooler in fun learning!  All of them have a lot of free content even if they promote an additional paid plan.  I am only recommending these based on
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News Interview Interrupted by Toddlers is Priceless

News Interview Interrupted by Toddlers is Priceless

This is the funniest thing I have seen in a long time.  I love every little detail of this interview hijacked by two toddlers who obviously love hanging out with their dad.  The confident little girl dancing proudly, dad trying
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5 Clues to Living a Simple Lifestyle

5 Clues to Living a Simple Lifestyle

Simple Organized Lifestyle was built with the goal of providing strategies, resources and support for simplifying life.   But what does it really mean to live a simple lifestyle?   Simplifying does not mean cleaning out the fridge or making another to-do
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10 Reasons Why You’d Love an RV Vacation

10 Reasons Why You’d Love an RV Vacation

There is nothing quite like an RV vacation experience.  It’s both adventure AND boredom on wheels! For adults, it’s a time to slow down and relax.  For kids, it’s a giant playground whether or not there really is a playground.
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11 Simple Ways to Keep Your Day Positive

11 Simple Ways to Keep Your Day Positive

We live in a fast paced, noisy world.  Some of that noise is really negative and discouraging.  Whenever I catch the news, it’s a reminder about why I often skip the news!  Social media is both a blessing and a
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13 Indoor Games to Get Energy Out of Active Kids

13 Indoor Games to Get Energy Out of Active Kids

I have always loved warm, sunny days.  Then I had a very active kid who loves to run and explore and I DEPEND on warm, sunny days!  However, there’s this whole weather cycle that we also depend on so some
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Debt:  Get Mad At It.  Get Rid Of It.

Debt: Get Mad At It. Get Rid Of It.

DEBT When we started our journey to debt freedom several years ago, it first required figuring out exactly who and how much we owed.  That sounds so basic now, but we had gotten in the habit of making regular payments
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Organized Paperwork System to Prepare for Taxes

Organized Paperwork System to Prepare for Taxes

Whether you DIY taxes or pay a CPA, you’ll need to have important paperwork at your fingertips when you’re ready to do taxes.  We choose to pay a CPA because she stays up to date with constantly changing information and
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