The book, “Zero Waste Home” by Bea Johnson was a recommended book I found on a blog I read about living without excess. Being this type of minimalist, earth-saving book, you may think it would be written by someone who has always lived this way. On the contrast, Bea first tells her story about how…… Continue reading ‘Zero Waste Home’: An example to living easier
Most sites I’ve read on decluttering advice you to be careful when selling your clutter. I would agree with them very much in relation to my own experience. It can be hard enough to declutter, but what can be even harder is ‘what to do with it all!’ The easiest way is to donate. Usually everyone…… Continue reading Thoughts on Getting Rid of Things
When it comes to dealing with clutter, whether it’s physical things, emotions, or tasks, we all have different methods that are going to work for us to take care of it. There are a million ways of advice and only some of them may work for us. It is really our ultimate decision on whether…… Continue reading 7 Sources to Help You Declutter
I found The Minimalists around January of 2012 when I wanted to go through a major purge of things around my home, and also some stuff on the inside. It seemed a lot of the stuff on the outside, clutter, chaos, was correlating with a mess of things going on on the inside from just…… Continue reading The Minimalists’ Book Tour: Louisville, KY
I think most of us kind of resist change. Even if we want change, we know that it takes work or entails something irksome like a rumbling stomach. People seem to get upset or just complain at the slightest changes, like the weather. But we should know that it is only temporary. Feelings are temporary,…… Continue reading A Spring Metamorphoses
Check out this article I wrote for the Simplicity in Action series on the blog, Be More With Less.
One of my projects while I was in school studying landscape architecture was to design a tiny home, a 1000 cubic foot home. That is a 10’x10′ room with 10′ ceilings, which is a small bedroom. 1000 cubic feet got me thinking about the home as a chunk of volume and how to utilize every…… Continue reading Be More With Less Blog: 100 Item Challenge