How to Make a Simplified Easter Basket

Try as I may, any type of holiday really wreaks havoc on my attempt at having a simplified home and teaching my kids to live a simplified life. What am I talking about exactly? The onslaught of junk that accompanies holidays—the decorations, the treats, the toys—and most importantly, the EXPECTATIONS that you can’t truly enjoy […]

Ways to Celebrate the Easter Bunny in Chicagoland

Imagine a hundred kids all running towards a group of eggs in the center of a room, all cheered on by adoring parents and family members. Is this your idea of fun or does the phrase “Hunger Games, Egg Hunt Edition” flash through your mind? If you are like me, this is not the type […]