During this time of year, there’s so much gift-giving that takes place. It can be exhausting to shop for others, but it can also be exhausting to let others know what you’d like to recieve, especially when you’re in the middle of decluttering and hoping to avoid gaining new possessions. Here are a few ways… Continue reading If You Don’t Want Any Gifts
A lot of times, when I see minimalist living spaces online, there seems to be a somewhat common theme. The spaces tend to be pretty black and white - or mostly white. There isn’t much color in general or much art on the walls. And while there’s nothing wrong with that type of setting, it’s… Continue reading What Should A Minimalist’s Living Space Look Like?
Start small. Small victories will help you feel accomplished and therefore help you stay motivated in the process. So start with some small areas that will be relatively easy to deal with. Choose a few drawers or maybe a bathroom to sort through. The ideal starting point will have quite a bit you want to… Continue reading Decluttering Tips for New Minimalists
There are a lot of different methods out there for decluttering your wardrobe. There are various challenges that are meant to help you figure out how you’d do with a smaller wardrobe. These can serve as great starting points or guides to help you figure out how to deal with your own wardrobe. But if… Continue reading How Much Clothes Do You Need?
Minimalism isn’t a cookie cutter type of lifestyle, nor should it be. It’s different for every person who practices this approach to life. While I often give some guidelines or ideas about what to get rid of or how to make this lifestyle work for you, the goal isn’t for your version of minimalism to… Continue reading Finding Balance in Minimalism
One life change I’ve been working to make is to shop less for clothing. I know I have just about everything I could need to put together enough outfits on any given week, so I’m trying to spend less time and money shopping for new clothes. However, when I do choose to shop, I try… Continue reading Reasons to Buy Clothing Secondhand
Once choice a lot of people make when they decide they’d like to pursue minimalism is that they stop shopping are at least shop a lot less. But then someone’s birthday rolls around, or a holiday, and it’s tricky to know what to do. It’s not like the gift would add to your own clutter,… Continue reading Giving Gifts as a Minimalist
One big advantage to having a smaller wardrobe is that it’s often so much easier to figure out what to wear in the morning. The reason for this is that a smaller wardrobe means that you wear everything regularly and therefore you know which pieces work together and how they fit you. But at the… Continue reading How to Curate an Effortless Wardrobe
While I’ve been trying to spend less money in the past year and hopefully slowly save up (I haven’t exactly had a large income in the last almost-year), that hasn’t kept me from spending money on items and events that I genuinely enjoy. If it brings me joy, provides me with fun memories, or makes… Continue reading Items I Always Purchase (Without Regrets)
I talk a lot about decluttering. How to do it, what you should get rid of, what I’ve gotten rid of… And while I’ve talked about it before, I’d like to go back to why I’ve been decluttering and what it is about owning less that is so appealing today. So today I’m sharing with… Continue reading How Decluttering Has Simplified My Life
If you know anything about me from reading this blog, it’s that I like to keep my life and possessions pretty decluttered. While I try to let go of as much as I can and only hold onto the items that I believe truly add value to my life in some way, I also can… Continue reading Why Sentimental Items Are So Important to Me
This post is for the people who have been decluttering for a while now and are now basically content with their space. Maybe you’re still not completely satisfied with your wardrobe yet or there are still too many bottles of lotion in your bathroom. But you’ve made a lot of noticeable progress, and now you’re… Continue reading What to Do When You’re Done Decluttering
This post is for anyone who’s been trying to declutter the spaces around them. Maybe you’ve already gone through some of the more obvious stuff like your closet or your work space. But here are some of the spaces you might have forgotten about decluttering and reorganizing. The glove compartment. I have a terrible tendency… Continue reading 5 Spaces You Might Have Forgotten to Declutter