Why Do I Want to KonMari a Second Time?

Recently I wrote about my biological family trauma.  It felt really good to share it with the world.  Growing up I was conditioned not to open up and share my feelings or what was going on at home.  We were conditioned to dress nice, smile, and all sit together at church to protect an image. … Continue reading Why Do I Want to KonMari a Second Time?

Procrastination Clutter is the WORST

Have you ever wanted to declutter but felt overwhelmed?  Didn’t know where to begin?  Can’t remember when that pile of magazines started?   If that sounds a little bit like your space, then you might be suffering from procrastination clutter.  Procrastination clutter is a mix of putting something off intentionally or habitually and clutter.  It is … Continue reading Procrastination Clutter is the WORST

Tupperware Parties are Coming Back! – My Frugal Ways Avoided the Party

Yesterday I eavesdropped on my coworkers talking about a virtual Tupperware party going on.  Honestly I thought Tupperware was from my childhood and it wasn’t a thing anymore.  It was all of that burnt orange, yellow, and green from maybe a 1970s Tupperware party that I grew up using.  Anyone else remember these?  My Mammy … Continue reading Tupperware Parties are Coming Back! – My Frugal Ways Avoided the Party

Week 2 – Reduce Waste May 2021 Challenge: Why isn’t This Recyclable?

How’s the low waste May Challenge going?  I’m frustrated.  Honestly I’m really frustrated because so much of what I thought was recyclable isn’t recyclable.  Plastic #5 isn’t readily recyclable nationwide and yet IT’S EVERYWHERE!  Yogurt containers and lids, plastic meal prep containers and lids, and probably so much more.  My only option to recycle plastic … Continue reading Week 2 – Reduce Waste May 2021 Challenge: Why isn’t This Recyclable?

Week 1 – Reduce Waste May 2021 Challenge: What Is Actually Recyclable?

Since my May challenge is my “reduce our waste,” I thought it would be important to address our recycling. I mentioned in my first article for this challenge that we recycle as much as possible because it’s FREE. We pay for garbage pickup by the bag. I need to confuse something to you, my dear … Continue reading Week 1 – Reduce Waste May 2021 Challenge: What Is Actually Recyclable?

May 2021 Experiment Inspired by Earth Day

After spending some time on Earth Day cleaning up other people’s garbage, I’m taking on another challenge for May.  I’m really enjoying these monthly challenges.  It’s giving me the space to experiment and try something new without all of the pressure to succeed.  Rather than the go big or go home mentality that I associate … Continue reading May 2021 Experiment Inspired by Earth Day