“Be a ruthless editor of what you allow into your home. Ask yourselves, “what does this object mean to me?” – Nate Berkus For the longest time, I never said no to a hand-me-down. Never. Even if I didn’t want something, I always said yes. And before I knew it, my house was filled with… Read More 3 Tips For Saying “No” To Hand-Me-Downs
“Your life is as good as your mindset.” For many people, when they hear the word minimalism, they immediately think of decluttering and getting rid of stuff. While decluttering and simplifying your life are absolutely two essential aspects of minimalism, it is so much more. Yes, in order to simplify, one of the most important… Read More What Is A Minimalist Mindset?
“You don’t have to control your thoughts, you just have to stop letting them control you.” – Dan Millman In a world full of errands, obligations, noise and chaos, it is no wonder that sometimes our minds are sent into overdrive and we wind up feeling stressed and overwhelmed. Our mind gets full of clutter… Read More 7 Things You Can Do To Declutter Your Mind
“In overwhelming anxiety, she found overwhelming grace.” – Morgan Harper Nichols For so many people, anxiety is like a dark cloud. Following you around, from your best days to your worst days. Lurking around the corner, ready to pounce at a moment’s notice. Sound familiar? If I am completely honest, I don’t remember a time… Read More How Minimalism & Decluttering Can Help Calm Your Anxiety
“One school year = 180 opportunities” With August upon us, the back to school commercials have started and it is time to start thinking about getting back into the routine of the school year. This also means it’s time to get those school supply lists and go shopping! (Seriously, where has the summer gone?!) From… Read More 8 Ideas For Organizing Back to School Supplies At Home
“Don’t go broke trying to look rich.” A year ago, when I took the plunge and embraced a minimalist lifestyle, my primary focus was on material possessions. On decluttering and making more space in my home. On removing things surrounding me that no longer served me. On being more intentional with what I buy and… Read More 5 Ways Minimalism Can Help You Save Money
“Truly wonderful the mind of a child is!”-Yoda For kids who are in school or are getting ready to enter kindergarten, continuing their learning during the summer is important but can be like pulling teeth! (No? Just my house?) Before my daughter started school, I had never heard about the “summer slide.” I know what… Read More 3 Ways To Make Learning Fun This Summer + A Free Printable!
“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”- Socrates How many times do you ask a friend or a loved one how they are doing and they reply with how busy they are? Personally, probably more times than I can count. I, too, have been guilty of this response. Of falling into the trap of wearing… Read More 4 Steps To Decluttering Your Schedule & Stop Being So Busy
“Make room for what matters, let go of what doesn’t. It’s that simple.” – Robert Tew Every single one of us, at one point in our lives, have held onto something for far longer than we should have. We have kept “stuff” in storage units and closets, never to see the light of day, for… Read More 5 Reasons Why We Hold Onto ‘Stuff’
“The hardest part of decluttering isn’t the letting go; it’s the deciding. Once you’ve decided, the rest is easier.”-Early Bird Mom When I first started my decluttering journey a year ago, one of the hardest parts was finding the time to get started. I knew I wanted to make a change and take back space… Read More 10 Things To Get Rid of Today (That You Won’t Even Miss!)