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
My kids have been sick off and on the past few weeks, which landed us stuck in the house pretty much all through the month of March and most of the beginning of April. As a textbook introvert, I'm usually pretty stoked to stay at home, but I definitely reached my limit. I found myself… Continue reading Tidy Tuesday-How to Get Motivated to Tidy When You’re in a Rut
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
We live in a small space, so we don't have room for dressers. If we did, I would utilize Marie Kondo's super cute and effective folding technique. Instead we use these cheap fabric organizers I found on amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00K5NBQFA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_MT5nCbNJFH9NP Here's our closet. It's not Pinterest cute, but this is real life y'all!!! You're welcome for… Continue reading Tidy Tuesday- When in Doubt, Roll it Out
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”
Jordan and I share a workspace in our bedroom. It's cramped, but needed since he is in school and occassionally has film projects to work on at home and I need a designated work space as well for doing my bidnez and writing. His side of the desk has drawers underneath, so I store all… Continue reading Tidy Tuesday- Help Me Help You!
I'm starting a new weekly post. Every Tuesday, I'll share a new tidying tip, hack, or challenge. This week is books! These are all the books we own right now, including the kids' books. Someday when I have space, I want a library. Books are the one thing that I feel okay slightly hoarding. Ok,… Continue reading Tidy Tuesday- A Challenge for all you Bookish Peeps
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!