Tag Archives: Minimalism

Minimizing – June Challenge

Helping my sister pack to move, along with traveling and staying at the airbnb, has me thinking a lot about minimizing again. I’m not sure that I would ever open my home as an airbnb, but even mild consideration has … Continue reading






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Winter Capsule Wardrobe Update

I intended to do an update on my 500 things challenge today but even though I’m sure I have collected more than 500 things, I have not actually removed them from the house. I have a bag of clothes and boxes … Continue reading






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500 Things Project – An Update

I shared earlier this month my goal to eliminate 500 things from my home over the month of February. I think this challenge is perfect for my current place in the minimizing process. I’m not sure that a numbered challenge would … Continue reading






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Project Simplify: Lighten the Paper Load – Stop Junk Mail

When I was a kid, I signed up for anything that I thought would send some mail my way. Up until a few years ago, my parents were still getting things from the Church of Scientology. These days, I’m much … Continue reading






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Project Simplify – Week 1

Courtney Carver I shared in my New Year’s post that I intend to devote part of my focus this year to simplifying. For me, that’s a pretty broad intention. It all boils down to this quote by William Morris: Have nothing … Continue reading






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State of the Closet – August

I have been tracking what I wear for several months now (with a good three solid months of entering the info into the Stylebook App, which I highly recommend). I have seen several bloggers post that they unintentionally wore 33 items … Continue reading






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Reduce Your Wardrobe

In January, I shared my intention for spending in 2014. I have decided that maybe my goal was a little too lofty when it comes to clothing purchases. I’ve contemplated whether I feel this way because I haven’t really developed … Continue reading






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Simplify: Week Three

It’s week three of my simplify challenge. I have managed to clear out a lot of extraneous stuff. Unfortunately, digging around in stuff that hasn’t been touched for a very long time has set off my allergies – motivation to … Continue reading






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Purging Stuff: Categorizing

My Shed, My Version of Monica’s Closet As I’ve been purging stuff, I’ve been pondering why I buy the stuff I do and how to alter my shopping/accumulating habits. I think most people struggle with sentimental attachments to items. I … Continue reading






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Simplify: Step One

via Pinterest My challenge for myself this month is to simplify. I really have no idea how much I will accomplish this month. Simplifying around the house is an ongoing process that I have been working on for years. So … Continue reading






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