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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

Week 3 – Reduce Waste May 2021 Challenge: Well That Just Happened

Last week I wrote about my frustrations with the whole recycling process.  Things that I thought were recyclable are not in my town.  My town has two different lists of what is recyclable.  One online and one at the recycling drop off center.  Next, I’m tired of companies’ greenwashing marketing scams.  They are placing the plastic … Continue reading Week 3 – Reduce Waste May 2021 Challenge: Well That Just Happened

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

Book Review:  Bella Figura by Kamin Mohammadi

Bella Figura:  How to Life, Love, and Eat the Italian Way OH MY GOSH!!!  I swear that Kamin was writing my story of food allergies/intolerances, stress, weight gain, lots of artificial light, and a schedule full of mostly nonsense.  Or maybe an overwhelming majority of us could relate.  I loved reading her story as she … Continue reading Book Review:  Bella Figura by Kamin Mohammadi

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?

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

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?