Business, Money, Simplify

Best Practices for Being an Awesome Online Seller | Clutter to Cash

From EBay and LetGo to the plethora of Facebook Garage Sale Groups, opportunities to resell your outgrown or unused items are abundant. However, in order to succeed in turning your unwanted items into cash, it’s more than just slapping a vague description and hasty picture on a selling platform and hoping for the best. Being… Read More Best Practices for Being an Awesome Online Seller | Clutter to Cash

Brainerd Lakes Area, Education, Kids, Parenting

Vote YES with Us! | 2018 ISD 181 Brainerd Public School Referendum

On April 10th, 2018, the Brainerd Public School District 181 will face one of its most important and significant days yet. This day sincerely holds the future of our school district in the palm of it’s hand. On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018, a three-question ballot will be voted on across our school district, for a… Read More Vote YES with Us! | 2018 ISD 181 Brainerd Public School Referendum

Business, Money, Simplify

Online Selling Acronyms and Online Shipping Tips – Two Reselling Necessities | Clutter to Cash

You’ve spent the last few months diving deep into decluttering your home thanks to our ongoing Simplicity Project. If you’ve missed this wildly popular theme, here are a few of our top posts that are helping folks everywhere declutter, purge and simplify: 8 Basic Tips for Decluttering Your Home | How to Simplify Your House… Read More Online Selling Acronyms and Online Shipping Tips – Two Reselling Necessities | Clutter to Cash

Books, Health + Wellness Features

A Read Aloud Month Reminder from Lakes Area Eyecare

Guest post by Lakes Area Eyecare of Baxter, MN; one of Up North Parent’s Sponsors. Reading aloud is a wonderful chance to share adventure, intrigue, and emotion – and that is irreplaceable. Connect with your child through a book and be transported to another time and place — together. Books are such an amazing way for kids… Read More A Read Aloud Month Reminder from Lakes Area Eyecare

Self Care + Wellness, Simplify

Too Busy? Maybe it’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule & Free Your Time

When someone asks how you are, is your stock answer always “too busy!“? If your blood pressure rises at the thought of what you need to cram into your day, maybe its time to declutter your schedule. I (Becky) was recently reading a great email from one of my favorite minimalism gurus (NoSidebar.com) and there was… Read More Too Busy? Maybe it’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule & Free Your Time

Essentia Health, Health + Wellness Features

An Online Diagnosis and Treatment Service | Zipnosis from Essentia Health E-Visit

Guest post from Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, one of Up North Parent’s sponsors. Essentia Health Puts Access to Care in the Palms of Their Patients’ Hands with Essentia E-Visit Essentia Health has launched Essentia E-Visit – an online diagnosis and treatment service that puts care in the palms of people’s hands. Through this online service, patients in the communities… Read More An Online Diagnosis and Treatment Service | Zipnosis from Essentia Health E-Visit

Essentia Health, Health + Wellness Features

Seven Ways to Love Yourself and Live Your Best Life with Help from Essentia Health

Post commissioned by Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, one of Up North Parent’s sponsors. February is all about LOVE. Love for your significant other and love for your family…but what about love for ourselves? “Practice self-care!” has been the battle cry of adults for years but these same people also realize that “saying” they want to commit to… Read More Seven Ways to Love Yourself and Live Your Best Life with Help from Essentia Health

Simplify

More Helpful Decluttering Ideas | A roundup of “Simplifying” Blog Posts

As our (Becky and Laura’s) awesome decluttering journey (a.k.a. The Simplicity Project) continues, we are both amazed at the amount of relevant and powerful articles we’ve discovered in our many hours of research. This plethora of helpful decluttering ideas and tips has fueled our fire to continue freeing our homes and lives of excess stuff.… Read More More Helpful Decluttering Ideas | A roundup of “Simplifying” Blog Posts

Essentia Health, Self Care + Wellness, Simplify

Decluttering Your Health Habits | How to Simplify Your Health

From abandoned treadmills and yoga mats to Suzanne Somer’s ThighMasters that have lost their relevancy, our homes are littered with the fallout of Good Fitness Intentions Gone Bad and are proof that decluttering our health habits is a necessity of life. As Laura and I (Becky) dive deeper into our quest to de-junk and declutter our… Read More Decluttering Your Health Habits | How to Simplify Your Health