Creating a Clean and Peaceful Home

Creating a Clean and Peaceful Home

One of the things I often notice while perusing blog posts and videos on minimalism is the constant assertion that time is saved in house cleaning.  As a stay-at-home mom/wife/homemaker, lessening my cleaning time has always appealed to me.  But I don't think it's as easy as becoming a minimalist and/or decluttering some items.   [...]

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 [...]