How-to: Declutter And Organize Your Craft Room

I store my craft supplies in the basement when they are not in use and each time I pack them away, I try to do a quick clean out so I’ll be more excited about pulling them out again. Because when the mood strikes and I want to pull out my sewing machine, if there is…

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4 Meaningful Ways to Simplify Your Life

4 Meaningful Ways to Simplify Your Life

What does it even mean to “simplify” your life? I remember as a kid my mom called things “dwaddle” that was a useless activity but took a considerable amount of time. For me, simplifying my life means cutting out all the dwaddle. It means: Getting rid of the pile of junk mail that I was moving every time…

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Easy! 6 Steps to Become a Minimalist When You Have a Family

How to Become a Minimalist When You Have a Family

The more people you have in your home, the more challenging it is to embrace a minimalist lifestyle: unless you can get everyone on board. This is going to vary significantly from family to family, with different preferences, personalities and ages there is no one-size-fits-all way of approaching minimalism or getting the rest of the…

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How to Experience Minimalism Before Going All-In

How to Experience Minimalism Before Going All-In

Has minimalism been appealing to you, but you’re just not sure if you can get rid of enough to live as a minimalist? Testing the ropes before going all in can be helpful for the family too. A couple years ago, I conducted an experiment with my littlest children by packing up most of the…

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