My Don’t Want List

Earlier this month I read a great post by Joshua Becker from Becoming Minimalist. It was called, Expand Your Don’t Want List. The article stresses the importance of being happy with what you have. Right away I started to think about what I would put on my don’t want list. I took a few minutesContinue reading “My Don’t Want List”

20 Ways To Live More Simply

It may be time to simplify your lifestyle if you feel like your house is always a mess, you feel worn out and overcommitted, or if you feel like you constantly need upgrades for the things you own. A more simplified lifestyle allows you to live in the present, find joy in the simple things,Continue reading “20 Ways To Live More Simply”

What Does It Mean To Be Happily Decluttered?

I would love to be able to provide a list of rules to follow to help others become Happily Decluttered but it doesn’t work that way because every one of us is unique. What I can provide is some insight on how I became Happily Decluttered. Hopefully, this will help spark an idea for youContinue reading “What Does It Mean To Be Happily Decluttered?”

Life Lessons I Learned From Camping

I love camping! Growing up, both of my parents were teachers so we spent most of the summer months traveling as a family in our camper. All of my best memories from growing up took place on a camping trip.  I didn’t realize it at the time but all of those camping trips provided aContinue reading “Life Lessons I Learned From Camping”

3 Ways to Live a More Simplified Life

Do you find yourself rushing around throughout your day and feeling overwhelmed or anxious? You may want to consider simplifying your life.  By living a more simplified life, your days will feel calmer and you will be able to live more in the present. The moments of your day will flow more fluidly and youContinue reading “3 Ways to Live a More Simplified Life”

Earth Is Your Home: Pick Up Litter

Earth Day is right around the corner. Start celebrating now (and always) by treating the Earth as if it is your home. It is! At our houses, we all do our best to provide a clean and safe place for our families. But, what happens when we leave our properties?  We have all seen litterContinue reading “Earth Is Your Home: Pick Up Litter”

Enjoy What You Have: Happiness Highlights

*One of my 2021 goals was to keep a Happiness Highlights journal. On the last Tuesday of each month, I’ll be sharing some of my happy moments from the month. I hope they help you pause and recognize all the great small things that are happening in your life.* This past month I didn’t buyContinue reading “Enjoy What You Have: Happiness Highlights”

Is Your Calendar Overflowing? It’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule

Are you constantly telling people you’re busy? Are you often late to events or have to leave early to get to your next commitment? Do you find that you let those who care about you down by not being available? If you answered “yes” to any of the questions, you may want to consider declutteringContinue reading “Is Your Calendar Overflowing? It’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule”

Simplify Cleaning with these 5 Tips

Do you like to clean? You may be surprised to learn that I don’t. Obviously, I just can’t skip cleaning altogether, so instead, I have found ways to simplify it. Check out the 5 tips below to see how you can spend less time cleaning but still keep your house clean. Clean as You GoContinue reading “Simplify Cleaning with these 5 Tips”

Alternatives to Retail Therapy

Do you find yourself shopping to make yourself feel better? If you use retail therapy to lift your mood, it won’t be long before you accumulate clutter in your home (hidden or not).  It is a vicious cycle because your clutter will lead you to feel poorly again.  Instead of going shopping and buying thingsContinue reading “Alternatives to Retail Therapy”