Resources I Use To Design A simple Home & Life

 

All-Natural DIY Home formulas

Simple formulas and sources so you can easily ditch the toxins in your cleaning and beauty products for a more naturally healthy home.

Apps and tools

Home

Cozi
The scheduling app that keeps a family in sync.

Paprika
An app to help with menu planning, grocery lists and storying recipes.

Smart Home
Smart Home superstore for energy, lighting, locks and more. 

Pinterest
Still the best way to find and store ideas that speak to you for home design, cooking & exercising.

Houzz
Ideas and inspiration plus contacts for professional builders, architects, and designers in your area.

Essential Oil Diffuser
Have one in the bedroom and main living area of your home to clean the air and inspire calm.

iHome
Very cool wireless speakers, alarm clocks and home automation.

iHandy Level
Always have a level ready when hanging artwork or shelving.

Tody
Handy house cleaning scheduler and reminder.

Work

The Best Self Journal
A journal and planner that makes it easy to set goals, plan to achieve them, and be grateful along the way. 

Google Calendar
Simple & all I ever need. 

Trello
A visual way to organize, prioritize and collaborate with a team.

Grammarly
An extension to save you time and embarrasing mistakes! 

Momentum
Turns your Chrome tabs into a task master.

Canva
Graphic design & templates for non-designers.

Evernote
Notes, lists, collaboration and clippings all in one spot. 

Brain.fm
Music scientifically proven to stimulate the brain to improve performance. 

Wave
Free accounting, invoicing and expense app to make work life that much easier.

 

Health

Headspace
The guided meditation app that makes it simple and easier to stick with. 

Calm
Another great guided meditation app set to nature sounds. Or just play the sounds in the background while relaxing.

Seven
The fitness app that takes you through 7 minutes of HIIT anytime, anywhere. 

Stop. Breathe. Think.
An emothional wellness app that's perfect for when you need a quick 5-minute time out from chaos.

Relax Melodies
A sleep app for relaxing white noise and meditations.

Habitbull App
Break bad habits and form postive ones by tracking them.

Soda Stream
If you find it hard to get your 80-10 glasses of water in a day, this will help.

Tomato Timer
A simple timer for your computer and phone to remind you to take breaks and work in focused spurts.

Play

Makelight by Emily Quinton
Kick your photography & Instagram up a notch!

Kim Klassen
Learn still life photography & all that comes with it.

Medium
Interesting crowdsourced stories and thoughtful articles. 

Feedly
My favourite RSS feed for blogs and newsites categorized how I like to read them.

Apple Audiobooks
The easiest way to read more books if you're an iOS person. 

Audible
Amazon's monthly subscription service for audiobooks. So you can read while doing housework or driving. Brilliant.

Spotify
Streaming music according to your mood or your favourite playlist. Allows you to rid your space of old CD's while still listening to the songs that make you smile. 

Books

Shopping Sources

Blogs, Websites & Podcasts