minimalism

Tidy Tuesday- It Doesn’t All Have to “Spark Joy”

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”

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Tidy Tuesday- Help Me Help You!

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!

Decluttering, minimalism, simplify, Uncategorized

Why I’m So Excited to Downsize

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

Decluttering

Tidying in 3 Steps: Step 3: Maintain

  Hi again! It's been a busy week for me and I'm glad the weekend is finally here. Not to mention, we finally have our new couch that we bought over a month ago! This is our first big piece of furniture we bought brand new, which means I'll be obsessing over keeping it in… Continue reading Tidying in 3 Steps: Step 3: Maintain

Decluttering

Tidying in 3 Steps: Step 1: Purge and Clean

When it comes to tidying and decluttering your home, there are really only 3 concrete steps. Yes, only 3. I promised you I would keep it simple, and I will. Here goes: Purge and clean Organize Maintain This first step is KEY! You cannot skip the purging stage. Neither should you skip the cleaning. But… Continue reading Tidying in 3 Steps: Step 1: Purge and Clean