How can you maintain a healthy balance between your work and your life when your work is done in your home? That’s a reasonable question, and I’m not going to lie, it’s difficult to find that balance. But it’s totally possible. I’ve put together some of my favorite ways to help balance your work and home life. Related Posts How to Avoid Burnout When Working From Home Have a room of your own In order to mentally separate your work from your personal life, you need to physically separate your space. It’s really hard to do that when you’re working at your kitchen table. You don’tRead More →

What do you do when you want to downsize your living space and start a minimalist lifestyle? While most people think of downsizing their wardrobe or their trinkets, there’s a lot of downsizing you can do in your kitchen. One of the main ideas of environmentalism is the classic “reduce, reuse, recycle.” That’s super easy to do in the kitchen.   We’re going to talk about how to start the process of downsizing, making sure everything in your kitchen is doing double duty or you’re just using it all the time, and then how to save money by buying in bulk and making your ownRead More →

Here in the Quiet Sundays household, you all know by now that we feed our dogs a raw diet, and this even extends to their snacks. Because we feed them raw food, that means we can feed them some people food too. While it’s good not to feed your dog tons of “people food,” you can share some healthy snacks with your dog. Believe it or not, but there are some foods that are healthy for both people and dogs! Let’s look at our top five favorite healthy snacks to share with your dog. apple & peanut butter This is a favorite snack in the QuietRead More →

When you begin your minimalism journey, you can always start by throwing stuff away. Buying less stuff can start whenever and is an ongoing thing, but downsizing is essential to jump-starting a minimalist lifestyle. One of the hardest things to downsize for me personally? My makeup. Though I wear minimal makeup every day, I like to really do it up on dates, events, or even just random days. And like any woman who wears makeup, I like to switch it up and try new things, which means I have some “extra” products lying around. When we first started our minimalist lifestyle, I had to thinkRead More →

Hey guys, I know this is a weird way to put it but with four dogs (and a cat), you know some serious training goes on in my house! Except, it doesn’t really. Instead of training, everyone has general dog manners, but I don’t have four dog beds lined up where they must stay or anything like that. It’s pretty free form even though I am a dog trainer. When I explain it to my friends, I call it training versus manners. Training: Automatically heeling and sitting at stop signs Going into the crate when we leave Knowing things like “On your bed”, down, stand,Read More →

I used to think affirmations and all that visualizing what you want in life was complete poop. Until I tried it. It was on a whim and it was a few years ago. Here’s what happened. I had an etsy shop (I still have it and it is absolutely my first love), and I had been making a good $700-1000 per month on it. Really good for an etsy shop selling dog collars. But I wanted to make more. I specifically wanted to make $1000. Here’s what I did though, since it was a complete whim and I didn’t believe in the power of affirmations,Read More →