Everyone has probably heard the song “Happy” this year and it’s probably one of my all time favorite songs. I heard it the other day as I was heading to the gym and it hit me – I’m happy. What a wonderful feeling that was
I LOVE challenging myself – can you tell? I like to offer LOTS of challenges, for varying levels in your journey. For this reason, I’m introducing a mini challenge today. This one is recommended for those who are further in their journey or who are ready for a
I’ve never been a clothing hoarder, fortunately, but I have seen my wardrobe grow steadily over the years and realized it was time to downsize again. I did have a minor shoe addiction at one point, but I’ve since “kicked” the habit. If you’re considering a
Our Minimalist Decor series features a different room, posted once a month. Today we’re focusing on some very unique and fun houses: Tiny Houses! We love, Love, LOVE Tiny Houses, and it seem we’re not the only ones! Our first “Tiny Houses” decor post quickly
It seems there is a TV show for just about every interest. Food, wilderness, interior design, fishing, hunting, etc. Now there’s a new show out there focusing on a big movement happening in a tiny way. Interested in tiny house living? Then you’re going to
Ahhhhhhh. How does reading that make you feel? For me that sound is a sound of peace and less stress after switching to a minimalist lifestyle. Was the journey easy? Absolutely not and it is not finished yet but every day I feel so much
This is a saying that I love: “Instead of wondering when your next vacation will be, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.~ Seth Godin” So many of us keep thinking we need more and more to be happy
We’re taking the plunge! We’re building a tiny house! Currently, we’re looking into acquiring a 25’ – 27’ flatbed trailer (if you have one, let us know!) and materials. I’ll be documenting the whole process right here on MiS. If you’re interested in building your
Don’t think of cost, think of value. This quote can go two ways, both of which are important for your minimalist journey. The first way is to think of items you keep in terms of their value, and not of how much they cost you.
As I’ve written many times, I am beyond blessed that I am self-employed and grateful for the life I live. But if I were to do it again, I would have started my minimalist journey before self-employment. It would have made life so much simpler.