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Minimalist at Home - Page 2 of 31 - A Simple Approach to Living with Less
A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Clear Priorities: When Reality Scares You Straight

My husband had a health scare this week. He'd probably tell you it's nothing. In fact, he'd kill me if I shared the details here so I won't. Big deal or not, it was enough to shake me up to the point that little else seemed important to me. Isn't … [Continue reading]

How to Have a Minimalist Family Christmas

When I began my journey into minimalism, dealing with Christmas, the gift giving and receiving, and the crazy holiday schedule was really hard for me. Making the decision to declutter wasn’t hard. Once I realized our quest to accumulate was actually … [Continue reading]

Progress Does Not Equal Perfection

I have a confession to make. I'm not very good at changing. Next week I'll turn 34 and while I have many things I want to change about my life, I'm not making the kind of progress I had hoped for. One of the things I have learned in my almost 34 … [Continue reading]

36 Ideas for Minimalist Christmas Gifts

I'm sure it's on your mind. Christmas is coming and we all want it to be a memorable time for our friends and family. It has surprised me how much more energy it takes to plan for gifts that are both meaningful and minimalist. It is much easier to … [Continue reading]

Are Your Summers Lazy or Crazy?

As my kids have gotten older, their summers have gotten busier and busier. I can't decide if I'm really happy about that. Ok, actually I'm not happy with it at all. However, I'm trying to weigh the busyness against the fact they are having fun and … [Continue reading]