Declutter and Move Memorabilia Back Into Your Life

Declutter and Move Memorabilia Back Into Your Life

What’s in your Attic? Are you storing memorabilia boxes in your closet, basement, attic, or storage unit (or all the above)? If so, I imagine most readers barely mention a dozen items in their memorabilia box – out of how many items? I want to inspire you...
First Year of Minimalism – Purge & Refuse

First Year of Minimalism – Purge & Refuse

My story. I was a stay-at-home, homeschooling, mom of two driven kids and I was finding it difficult to find downtime. Taking time to play a 20-minute game with the kids would usually stress me out because I felt behind in everything. Scheduling was not my problem as...
Minimalism and Gift giving / Minimalist Gift ideas

Minimalism and Gift giving / Minimalist Gift ideas

So you want to buy your Minimalist friend a gift. What do you do? What would they want or not want? Minimalists tend to be quite selective about what they bring into their space. Generally speaking they may avoid items that can’t be consumed, worn, or use...
Small Apartment living – Minimalism in San Francisco

Small Apartment living – Minimalism in San Francisco

We were able to find a small apartment in downtown San Francisco that would work for our family of four. We found the apartment online from Seattle and went forward with the application process sight unseen. As it turned out, my partner ended up flying to San...
50% Reduction in Stuff | Going Minimalist

50% Reduction in Stuff | Going Minimalist

In October 2013, we decided, one way or another, that we would be moving from Seattle to San Francisco. We had a 2,400 square foot home and had spent the last two months aggressively downsizing. In name, we hadn’t realized we were going minimalist, but we were....