Many folks get excited when they find out about my minimalist journey and often this excitement moves them to jump into their own minimalist – but often not successful – lifestyle. Why are they not successful? The reason is because they did not take the time to consider the whole picture and the drastic [...]
It is already that time of year when many of us start – or at least start to THINK about Spring cleaning. One of the best things that minimalism has done for me is decrease the amount of time that it takes to maintain my house no matter what season it is. So for me, [...]
I recently walked around the house picking up random socks, dishes, and other odds and ends that have found temporary residence on the floor or tables and I noticed a trend in my home: there are certain spots within my house that always seem to accumulate clutter. Let’s call these spots clutter “hot spots.” They [...]
We’re excited to announce that the 30 Day Challenge eBook is OFFICIALLY available! You can purchase your copy by clicking Store above, or you can purchase a copy on Smashwords here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/374996.
Edit: The book is now available on Amazon, here.
We’ve also introduced a 30 Day Success Club to accompany our eBook. The Success [...]
Every day, I take 15 minutes mid-day to reflect on the morning and to get ready creatively for the afternoon. Knowing today was a day I had planned to write an essay for this blog on minimal living, I felt my mind wandering during my 15 minute contemplation. First I was thinking how little time [...]
Are you lost in a mound of toys every time you walk into your childs room? Have you ever asked yourself “When did my child accumulate so much stuff?!”? Would you like to reclaim your living room? Then its time to declutter your childs room!
This is probably one of the most (if not THE [...]
There are many reasons those of us who live a minimalist lifestyle choose to do so. If you have been a follower of our site, you know that I (Denise) live in the country, that I am self-employed, and run everything from our farm. The reason I chose to live a minimalist lifestyle is varied, [...]
Our 5 minute decluttering tips were a huge help to many trying to start their clutter free life. They were quick exercises you could do daily to just pick up small things. But if you feel you’ve decluttered enough and are now just trying to maintain it, those 5 minute exercises might not be [...]
We spend a lot of time at our desks daily. Students, professionals, entrepreneurs… whatever your journey, you likely have a designated space in your home that you call your “desk,” or if you work in an office building you may have a cubicle or office, etc. But if your workstation is crowded with clutter you [...]
When Max passed away (my elder cat) I took the time I needed to grieve, and then opened my heart to Ash, a playful 1.5 year old bobtail. Ash was a shelter pet, and for this reason she was exposed to a number of infectious diseases; she managed to catch two of the most annoying [...]