July was terrible. Truly just a terrible month for me mental health wise. Things are better this month, but I thought it would be appropriate to share some ways that we can all take better care of our mental health. Sound good? Good! It's no secret that more people today are dealing with mental health… Continue reading Self Care Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank
Even as I've pared down my belongings, the hardest part of my minimalism journey is resisting the urge to buy things. Whether it's clothing, a cute pair of earrings, makeup, or cute baskets and bins to aid me in my next organizing project. And this is a problem because this urge, this overwhelming need for… Continue reading How to Resist the Urge to Spend
Spring has cleaning on my mind, so I thought it was time for a post on some easy, cheap solutions you can use in your home. The best part is, they are non-toxic! Minimalism has made me more intentional about the things I bring into my home. And one of those things is the products… Continue reading Non Toxic Cleaning Solutions
If you haven't read Marie Kondo's "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up", then maybe you've seen her talk about this on her Netflix show. The KonMari method encourages you to only hold onto things that "spark joy". While I love this concept of surrounding ourselves with things we love, it's not very practical. My Toaster… Continue reading Tidy Tuesday- It Doesn’t All Have to “Spark Joy”
This isn't a new thing, but here's my take on creating a capsule wardrobe. A capsule wardrobe is a collection of clothing that is strategically designed so that all items of clothing can be mixed and matched in many different outfits. It saves you money, space, and time picking out your outfits. Now I wouldn't… Continue reading How to Create a Capsule Wardrobe
I'm on my second cup of hazelnut hot chocolate of the day. That tells you that I'm having a day where chocolate is the only thing keeping me going. I thought I'd take these chocolate-induced moments of peace to share why having a minimal Christmas has been the best decision for us. At first, it… Continue reading A Minimal Christmas
Ok, so it's been 6 months since I last posted anything. Oops. I really don't have a good excuse. Life happens. What's important is that I'm back with lots of more tips to share with you amd more ideas for what I want to do with this blog, so I hope you stick around! An… Continue reading I’m Back from My Six-Month Hiatus!
The time has come for us to leave California so my husband can continue pursuing his education and find more job opportunities in his industry. We will be moving to Utah, which is both terrifying and...well, mostly terrifying. All our close family members live in the same town as us, so to say that I'm… Continue reading Why I’m So Excited to Downsize
For the past few years, I've been intrigued by people who pare down all of their belongings and drastically downsize to tiny living. If you've never heard of the tiny house movement, where have you been? Go google some pictures or take a look at Pinterest. It's amazing the ideas people have on how to… Continue reading Tiny Living: Could You Do it?
Well, friends, it's a new year and I have several blog post ideas from last year that never came to fruition. They are still sitting in my draft box. My goal has always been to come out with 1 or 2 blog posts per month, but that hasn't happened for several reasons. One thing I've been struggling… Continue reading Confession: I Almost Quit This Blog