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””

A Minimal Footprint

I have always felt strongly that we are stewards of this planet and that we should be taking better care of it. But I found the idea of changing all my ways and habits so overwhelming that I just kind of gave up on it. Minimalism has taught me to make small changes where IContinue reading “A Minimal Footprint”

Minimalist Christmas Gift Ideas

Ok, Thanksgiving is over, today was Black Friday and everyone is in Christmas mode now right?!🎄 We’ve been listening to Christmas music all week and have had our tree up for weeks, but I’m SO excited that it’s officially time to start counting down!🗓2️⃣5️⃣❄ While on the topic of Christmas, here’s a question you mightContinue reading “Minimalist Christmas Gift Ideas”

How to Resist the Urge to Spend

Even as I’ve pared down my belongings, the hardest part of my minimalism journey is resisting the urge to buy things. Whether it’s clothing, a cute pair of earrings, makeup, or cute baskets and bins to aid me in my next organizing project. And this is a problem because this urge, this overwhelming need forContinue reading “How to Resist the Urge to Spend”

Tidy Tuesday-How to Get Motivated to Tidy When You’re in a Rut

My kids have been sick off and on the past few weeks, which landed us stuck in the house pretty much all through the month of March and most of the beginning of April. As a textbook introvert, I’m usually pretty stoked to stay at home, but I definitely reached my limit. I found myselfContinue reading “Tidy Tuesday-How to Get Motivated to Tidy When You’re in a Rut”

Non Toxic Cleaning Solutions

Spring has cleaning on my mind, so I thought it was time for a post on some easy, cheap solutions you can use in your home. The best part is, they are non-toxic! Minimalism has made me more intentional about the things I bring into my home. And one of those things is the productsContinue reading “Non Toxic Cleaning Solutions”

Tidy Tuesday- When in Doubt, Roll it Out

We live in a small space, so we don’t have room for dressers. If we did, I would utilize Marie Kondo’s super cute and effective folding technique. Instead we use these cheap fabric organizers I found on amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00K5NBQFA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_MT5nCbNJFH9NP Here’s our closet. It’s not Pinterest cute, but this is real life y’all!!! You’re welcome forContinue reading “Tidy Tuesday- When in Doubt, Roll it Out”

Tidy Tuesday- It Doesn’t All Have to “Spark Joy”

If you haven’t read Marie Kondo’s “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”, then maybe you’ve seen her talk about this on her Netflix show. The KonMari method encourages you to only hold onto things that “spark joy”. While I love this concept of surrounding ourselves with things we love, it’s not very practical. My ToasterContinue reading “Tidy Tuesday- It Doesn’t All Have to “Spark Joy””

Tidy Tuesday- Help Me Help You!

Jordan and I share a workspace in our bedroom. It’s cramped, but needed since he is in school and occassionally has film projects to work on at home and I need a designated work space as well for doing my bidnez and writing. His side of the desk has drawers underneath, so I store allContinue reading “Tidy Tuesday- Help Me Help You!”

Tidy Tuesday- A Challenge for all you Bookish Peeps

I’m starting a new weekly post. Every Tuesday, I’ll share a new tidying tip, hack, or challenge. This week is books! These are all the books we own right now, including the kids’ books. Someday when I have space, I want a library. Books are the one thing that I feel okay slightly hoarding. Ok,Continue reading “Tidy Tuesday- A Challenge for all you Bookish Peeps”