Life Design

  • 10 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life in 2019

    Our new year is off to a slow start here at the OBH house, meaning that we haven’t really kick-started our new goals yet. Instead, we are focusing on how we can simplify our lives and make space for all of the things that we want to accomplish this year. In today’s video, we share […]


  • How to Set Goals and Actually Achieve Them In 2019

    how to set goals

    I have always embraced the start of a new year as an opportunity to reflect and refocus on my life and goals. The holidays are over and things seem to slow for those few days afterwards as we all take a moment to breathe before the new year comes in and we’re all off and […]


  • How to Live a Happy Life

    We all want to live better, more fulfilling, and happier lives. Not surprisingly, here on One Big Happy Life, we’re often asked to share insights on how to live a happy life. Or, asked a different way, whether our family is genuinely as happy as we seem. Well let me assure you that our family […]


  • Tips for Thriving as a Working Parent

    Working Mom Time Management Tips

    [embedyt] As a working mom I am always trying to be better at time management. I look for ways to find more space in my life to fit in all of the things that I want to do plus all of the things that I have to do. And there’s no way I’d be […]


  • Why We Stopped Trying to Keep Up with the Frugal-Joneses

    Frugality is all the rage. When Joseph and I decided to pay off $30,000 worth of debt this year, we naturally decided to frugalize our budget. But what started out as a tool to help us reach our financial goals faster, quickly morphed into this strange pressure to spend less and less because it was […]