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8 Simple Ways To Embrace Minimalism

The articles are floating everywhere: “How to spring clean!”, “Quick Tips to Spring Cleaning!”, and so on. I swear every time I log on to email, that little header on the side is featuring some form of quick scheme to clean your house (and sweeping everything under the bed is…

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How To Build Minimalist Lifestyle Habits

Have you adopted a minimalist lifestyle? Want to keep it that way? Creating habits is the way to go but keep in mind that it is very easy to slip back into old ways if you are not paying close attention. It’s happened to me and luckily I caught it…

Maintaining Your Minimalist Lifestyle (and Stay Clutter Free)

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…

Downsizing Your Home Enhances A Minimalist Lifestyle

One of the many good things about this site is that you get both ends of the minimalist lifestyle spectrum.  You get my “wiser” perspective in that it’s taken me about 30 years to get to where I currently am and you get my girl’s perspective and how they have…

Live A Minimalist Life In A Corporate World

One of the hardest things to reconcile when you live a minimalist life while working in the corporate world is the almost seeming clash between the two.  What is the best way for your minimalist self to coexist with your corporate side? One of the main reasons many choose a…

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Minimalist Lifestyle: How To Declutter Your Kitchen

Dishes, pans, silverware, etc. – our kitchens are riddled with clutter. Although it may not be the most cluttered room in your home, many times the kitchen is at the top of our lists. Let’s take back these spaces so we can use them as intended: creating beautiful meals, entertaining…

Did The Start Part, Stop You From Moving Forward?

Minimalism – sounds like such a wonderfully, simplistic world doesn’t it? However, getting there? Not so simple some days as we make our way through years of stuff that we have accumulated.  Lifestyle changes from how we grew up also not so simple. So how far are you?  Let us…

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Eliminating the Just In Case Mentality

As I am making my way through the closets in my house, I have caught myself falling into the trap of “Should I keep this just in case?”  How many times have you caught yourself falling into the just in case mentality of keeping things “just in case” you may…

Minimalists Want A Better World

Driving back with my husband from Cleveland after a funeral and the Phil Collins song, Land of Confusion is on the radio. I’m a child of the 70’s and 80’s but listening to the song today felt like I was listening to it for the first time. The song talks…

5 Minute Decluttering Exercises

The excuse “I’m too busy” will no longer fly with these 5 minute decluttering exercises. We all have 5 minutes we can spare, when we’re talking on the phone, waiting for the water to boil, during commercials – finding 5 minutes in a day is easier than finding an hour…