Before we found minimalism, I tried everyway possible to save money – even extreme couponing! I had a stockpile and a coupon binder. I was *that* couponer. But my ways of over-consumption changed whenever we found minimalism and made it our own flavor – frugal minimalism.
Stuff in your house driving you nuts?! (You’re not alone!) Feel like you need to get rid of it all? Here are some practical tips to not only get your spouse on board with minimalism, but how to make minimalism work for your family.
I’ve recently received a lot of questions on where and how we store our extra items. These people have the best intentions by wanting to get their home organized. As much as I love that and I’d love to help, more storage solutions are not the answer. You need less stuff. Owning less is the best storage solution you’ll find out there.
How can you simplify your life enough to be busy with the things you actually want to do? How can you simplify your schedule so the boring stuff doesn’t eat up every spare moment?
Let me share 8 ways to work smarter, not harder, so that you can minimize your schedule. These habits will help you fill your days with the things that matter to you!
I’m very excited to introduce a new series called Minimalism Myths! I take a common misconception or complaint about living a minimalist lifestyle and help you work through that myth. Think of these “minimalism myths” as obstacles on your path to living more intentional life with less. This week: Minimalists Hate Stuff.
Whether you are renting an apartment or own a house, your home should reflect the style and needs of the people living in it. If yours requires some work in this department, you can find a way to make it ideal, or else find a new space that works for your family. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Shopping has become a past time for so many of us. It makes us feel happy! But it also clutters our homes and empties our bank accounts. Other than shopping, what else could we fill our time with?
ove. While the tangible letting go of items is fantastic (and I highly recommend decluttering!), minimalism can do good in your life in more ways than one. Minimalism saves money.
My husband and I lived in a small studio apartment for the first 10 years of our marriage. Most of the time I was happy with our little place. It didn’t cost a lot of money and it was easy to clean. But then, in one year, several of our friends bought houses and I started feeling dissatisfied and jealous. It felt like hanger and nobody likes that feeling. Did we move that year? No. But I did learn how to cultivate a feeling of contentment with the simple life.
This post is from Jessalynn at Doable Simplicity. On her blog and Instagram she helps inspire her followers to live a simpler life and enjoy what matters the most!
As the best season to declutter approaches, I thought that I’d share with you a round up of my favorite and best decluttering tips that I’ve shared over the years. Yes, you can declutter fast! But keeping your space clutter-free takes maintenance. We’ll talk about both here!