A Simple Approach to Living With Less

Where are You on Your Journey to Minimalism?

It has been said, “the joy is in the journey.” I find that the journey is also the challenge and it’s how you meet that challenge as to whether we find the joy in it all. I have been on my personal journey to minimalism for several months now. I am … [Continue reading]

Taming the Cereal Situation

I can't stand making breakfast. There...I said it. I don't mind making a nice breakfast on a weekend day, but during the week the kids are on their own. In addition to bagels and yogurt, cereal seems to be a popular choice. In a house of 10, we go … [Continue reading]

Sing at the Top of Your Lungs

I love to sing at the top of my lungs when I'm alone in my car. It doesn't happen very often since I don't have many reasons to be driving alone, but when it does happen I like to indulge in this silly solitary act. In fact, it's probably more like … [Continue reading]

In Search of More Time

For me, the most important benefit born out of minimalism is TIME. Less time spent on the things that aren’t important and more time for the things that really matter. Less of this: Less things to clean Less clutter to put away Less running … [Continue reading]

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]