How Minimalism Has Helped me Communicate

Three years ago I officially kicked off my personal KonMari tidying event.  It started as a triple-dog-dare to myself.  Before I walked into my local library I said to myself, “If the Marie Kondo books are available, this is the weekend to read and declutter.”  Low and behold, guess what I found?  The Life-Changing Magic … Continue reading How Minimalism Has Helped me Communicate

Minimalists are *FILL IN THE BLANK* – Are you Sure?

The beautiful author of Mind. Beauty. Simplicity wrote The 10 Misconceptions of Being A Minimalist last week.  I love that she wrote about this topic.  Oftentimes people spend a little bit of time observing me, noticing that I only wear black dresses to work, and rarely, if ever, talk about any shopping besides grocery shopping.  … Continue reading Minimalists are *FILL IN THE BLANK* – Are you Sure?

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

Why Online Grocery Shopping Works for Me

Decisions. Decisions. Decisions. Anyone else tired of constantly making decisions? Tired of constantly being bombarded with advertising? Ever go to the store with a list of 5 things and come out with 50? Ever since I started to live a more minimalist life I realized that all of the advertising, flashing signs, and marketing stuff … Continue reading Why Online Grocery Shopping Works for Me

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