I am a simple girl who likes simple things who writes a blog about simple living. Simple. Honestly, I feel like I can breath a bit deeper just from typing the word. When I find someone who shares that same passion, I’m elated. When I find someone who turns that passion into a business that further simplifies my life… well, that’s when I bring it to the blog! Enter: The Simplified Planner by Emily Ley. As much as I love technology, I crave pen and paper. A physical planner is a must. Before I give you a breakdown of the planner, I should start with the story behind it. Emily created the Simplified Planner between potty training, inbox managing, and meal planning aka being a mother and boss lady all at the same time. Over the years she tried managing her life using different planners but none of them fit…CONTINUE READING
Well guys. This is it. The year is coming to a close (say what?!) and in less than 24 hours we will be kissing 2017…CONTINUE READING
It’s currently 7:00, on the night of Christmas. The kids are taking a shower, washing up after a busy day, as my husband and I lay on the couch soaking in the last remaining hours of Christmas 2017. I couldn’t go to bed without writing a quick post wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas! This Christmas season has been everything I have dreamed of and more. In years past I spent the season running around, creating, doing, and gifting. This year I made a conscious effort to take a step back, eliminate all the excess, and truly enjoy the time I have with my loved ones. It’s been a bit of a crazy year for this little family. Lots of traveling, lots of heartbreak, and lots of behind the scenes work getting this new website up and running. At times it felt overwhelming and defeating, but at the end…CONTINUE READING
Is anyone else sad that Christmas is so soon? I know, that makes no sense coming from the girl who loves Christmas. But like, the…CONTINUE READING
You know what I love? A modern day woman that just gets it. And by “gets it,” I mean the not so secret secrets of…CONTINUE READING
The Blissful Elefante is an intentional living blog dedicated to helping the modern day woman simplify her life to free up time for things that matter to her most.