What Do I Miss Now After KonMari?

Due to the most recent interruption in our lives, I have been reflecting on things that I miss after I completed my KonMari tidying event. I donated countless carloads full of household goods. I threw away close to a dozen bags of garbage. I up-cycled several ThredUp clean out bags. I touched every item that … Continue reading What Do I Miss Now After KonMari?

From Clutter and Over Consumption to Simple and Minimalist

Back to my first full work week since before the holidays and my headphones have been working in overdrive. I stumbled across some of the most beautiful and amazing podcasts about minimalism this week. Since I am a recovering shop-a-holic, listening to podcasts about decluttering and minimalism help me keep my old behaviors in check. … Continue reading From Clutter and Over Consumption to Simple and Minimalist

Thrived During the Holidays and Picked a 2020 Theme

Welcome back!  It's post-Christmas!  I am feeling relaxed and ready for this New Year.  I certainly missed writing.  I missed sharing.  I miss you all! In the New Year, there will be some changes for me.  I decided that my 2020 theme would be Slow.  The idea of a theme came from listening to the … Continue reading Thrived During the Holidays and Picked a 2020 Theme

Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress

Without discussion or fanfare, I decided I would only decorate for Christmas this year.  It's really my most favorite holiday to decorate primarily due to our ornament collection. However, the real reason why I stopped is that it doesn't matter to my husband or pup.  It probably doesn't matter to my neighbors.  It just stressed … Continue reading Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress