Organization

What Should A Minimalist’s Living Space Look Like?

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?

Decluttering

Decluttering Tips for New Minimalists

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

Wardrobe

How Much Clothes Do You Need?

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?

Lifestyle & Mindset

Finding Balance in Minimalism

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

Wardrobe

How to Curate an Effortless Wardrobe

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

Decluttering

How Decluttering Has Simplified My Life

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

Lifestyle & Mindset

What to Do When You’re Done Decluttering

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

Decluttering

5 Spaces You Might Have Forgotten to Declutter

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

Organization, Travel

6 Items You Should Have in Your Carry-On

Today, I’d like to share with you my thoughts and tips about what you should have with you in your personal bag when you’re travelling on an airplane. What I’m referring to is which items you’ll want to have in your personal bag either to use during the flight or to avoid putting these items… Continue reading 6 Items You Should Have in Your Carry-On

Decluttering, Organization

Bathroom Decluttering and Organization Tips

I’ve always been the girl that creates bathroom clutter. All the tiny lotions, almost-empty shampoo bottles, miscellaneous beauty products, and (oddly enough) excessive amounts of floss have always made it difficult for me to keep a clean bathroom. If you take a look at my bathroom now, though, it’s a lot cleaner and far more… Continue reading Bathroom Decluttering and Organization Tips

Organization

5 Ways to Simplify Your To-Do List

It can be challenging to find a good, organized way to keep track of everything you need to do. If you’re in school, you need to keep track of upcoming assignments and projects as well as your daily schedule. Not to mention, you probably have a job and possibly other responsibilities. If you’re living on… Continue reading 5 Ways to Simplify Your To-Do List

Lifestyle & Mindset

23 Things I’m Thankful For

If you’re friends with me, you undoubtedly know that I am a huge fan of birthdays and of my own in particular. So today, in honor of my birthday, I’ve decided to post a list of 23 things I’m thankful for. I think it’s a great way to remind myself of all the great things… Continue reading 23 Things I’m Thankful For

Wardrobe

How to Actually Wear Everything in Your Wardrobe

It can be difficult some days to figure out what to wear. If you’re like me, you probably have a few go-to outfits. But then you might also notice that there are some pieces of clothing you’re not wearing very frequently. So here are some tips that should help you make sure you’re getting some… Continue reading How to Actually Wear Everything in Your Wardrobe

Money & Shopping

When Giving a Gift Becomes Rude

I’ve always loved the concept of giving and receiving gifts. More recently, though, I’ve been putting a lot of thought into why I want to give someone a gift and whether or not that person will actually appreciate it. Gifts can definitely be great, but it can also be inconvenient to to the receiver when… Continue reading When Giving a Gift Becomes Rude

Money & Shopping, Wardrobe

Tips for Buying Secondhand Clothing

Shopping for clothing that has been previously owned can often be seen in a negative light, but it's inexpensive and helpful to the environment. So if that's something you're interested in doing, here are a few tips to help you make the most of your thrift shopping experience. Try out online secondhand clothing sites. There… Continue reading Tips for Buying Secondhand Clothing

Decluttering

How to Avoid Building Up Clutter Again

Have you ever decluttered and then found that just a few months later you need to go through the process again? I’ve written before about how to keep your wardrobe minimal, but that’s not the only area that needs to be maintained in order to avoid new clutter. While some of the wardrobe tips can… Continue reading How to Avoid Building Up Clutter Again

Decluttering, Lifestyle & Mindset

What Minimalists Should Get Rid Of

I’ve seen so many articles, videos, and blog posts out there where a minimalist will mention pretty specific examples of items he or she believes everyone should get rid of. These range from stuffed animals to old magazines to anything you have more than one of. And while I understand the idea behind this type… Continue reading What Minimalists Should Get Rid Of