The Gift of No

The Gift of No

Over the years, I've tried to be a lot of different types of mom.  I've tried to be what the world around me seems to fancy so much: the crafty mom, the baking mom, the activities mom.  I've tried to please everyone else with little regard for myself.  But this year, I decided to give [...]

What I Value

What I Value

In the last few posts, I gave you the backstory on how I came to be a minimalist.  I also explained that my husband is not a minimalist.  Rather, he is someone who uses minimalism during different seasons of life to benefit him as necessary.  And that is ok.  We don't both have to be [...]

Closet Chaos

Closet Chaos

Shortly after we emptied the bookshelves, the next step we took was to go through our clothes.  Our closets were full of unused and unwanted items of clothing.  But it wasn't easy.  And, truthfully, it still isn't easy. Clothing is a struggle for me.  I don't even have a lot of it, and it is [...]