A Simple Approach to Living With Less

The Psychological Security of Stuff

I can always count on my kids to teach me important lessons. Tonight I learned a lesson from my two-year-old daughter on how holding on to stuff makes us feel secure. When I started my journey to minimalism, one of the first areas I decluttered was … [Continue reading]

Minimalist Target: Kitchen Clutter

Clearing out a kitchen is a big job. There are so many areas of a kitchen to focus on that it can be instantly overwhelming. Breaking it into smaller more manageable pieces is definitely the way to go. Today‚Äôs target is the kitchen clutter found in … [Continue reading]

Eat, Pray, Declutter

There are two things I remember from the movie Eat, Pray, Love. One is the gorgeous scenery. I found myself wondering if I would get to see that kind of epic beauty in my life. Two, the scene at the beginning where Elizabeth is packing up her boxes … [Continue reading]

Clutterers Anonymous: Are You a Clutterer?

Little did I know when I wrote yesterday's post about no longer denying your clutter, that there was actually an organization called "Clutterers Anonymous." The purpose of Clutterers Anonymous is to "stop cluttering one day at a time." If you're not … [Continue reading]

Frozen Feet, a Thankful Heart, and a Listening Ear

Like much of America, we have had some insane winter weather here in Georgia. It has been nearly a solid week that we have been iced in. Yep, not snowed in. . .literally iced in. Our half-mile driveway is completely impassible. So we have been … [Continue reading]