Skip to content

Archive for May 2015

The Clutter-Depression-Anxiety Cycle: How to Stop It

Want to read this article, completely ad-free? It’s in my e-book: The Clutter-Depression-Anxiety Cycle: How to Stop It. The E-book includes morning and evening reset checklists to help you get on top of everyday tasks. Click here to get the PDF for $4.97   Just recently I shared my personal journey from clutter and depression…

Read Full Post

Summer and Winter Capsule Wardrobes

  I recently worked through Project 333 and created a capsule wardrobe. As promised in my previous post about creating a capsule wardrobe, here are my seasonal lists. When it came to creating my list… we live in Montana. We pretty much have 2 seasons: “Cold”, which is generally between 20° and 30° with about a week…

Read Full Post

Creating A Capsule Wardrobe

  Last week I purchased Courtney Carver’s Project 333 Capsule Wardrobe Course. Yes, I have a minimal amount of clothing, but it’s not exactly “capsule” and I get a fair amount of capsule wardrobe questions, so I figured I’d better learn how to put one together! The idea is pretty simple: 3 months of clothes (which…

Read Full Post

Do You Choose Unhappiness Over Uncertainty?

The other night my husband turned on the TV and Fools Rush In happened to be on. We ended up watching it and I found it interesting, at the end, when Matthew Perry’s character seemed floundering, and a crazy old priest said “Signs are everywhere”… and then, there were signs. Whenever it seems that God…

Read Full Post

Do Minimalists Keep Hand-me-downs?

I get asked this question a lot: “I have children growing out of clothes, I know the next child will need these clothes, but should I keep them for ___ years?” Well, that depends. If you are a die-hard minimalist and there is nothing in the children’s closet (or at least nothing on the top…

Read Full Post

How I Got My Husband On Board With Minimalism

Just for a change of pace, I asked my husband to answer a few questions about our journey to minimalism. I was the one who started the decluttering, and though he was supportive, it was about 5 years before he started decluttering on his own and taking a minimalist view on life. Change doesn’t happen overnight,…

Read Full Post