It’s Really Not “Just Stuff”

I’ve been an aspiring minimalist for the last several years. I say aspiring, because, well, I still think we have a lot of “excess” in our home and I would love to pare down more. But in the past few months, I’ve been making the switch to living more Earth minded and have been thinkingContinue reading “It’s Really Not “Just Stuff””

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’mContinue reading “Why I’m So Excited to Downsize”

Confession: I Almost Quit This Blog

Well, friends, it’s a new year and I have several blog post ideas from last year that never came to fruition. They are still sitting in my draft box. My goal has always been to come out with 1 or 2 blog posts per month, but that hasn’t happened for several reasons. One thing I’ve been strugglingContinue reading “Confession: I Almost Quit This Blog”

Why Letting Go of Clutter is So Hard

Decluttering is not always easy. There are many items we hold onto for years that are hard to part with. These items are often connected to memories, unfinished projects, or are kept out of a sense of duty. Old wedding dresses, papers, unused gifts, broken objects you meant to fix, mementos of the past. TheContinue reading “Why Letting Go of Clutter is So Hard”