3 Things To Get Your Spouse on Board with Minimalism
I get asked this frequently, and it’s important to consider our motivation in asking, “How do we get our spouse on board with minimalism?” For myself, I wanted to blame my husband for the state of the home. Was he messy? Yes. Did he leave stuff out everywhere? Yes. Did he collect weird random things?…Read More
Do I have to give up hobbies to have a clean house?
The following comment was on my YouTube channel: Sandy is not alone in this. I’ve fallen into the same trap: If I enjoy this so much, more would be better, right?! It is that way with anything we enjoy – gardening, quilting, makeup, clothes, cooking, camping. We can always add items to our collection of…Read More
Does Minimalism ACTUALLY Make Life Different? These 3 Videos Tell the Truth
I am confident in the changes I made in my home and see the difference in normal everyday life. When you’re in the thick of it though, it’s hard to imagine that minimalism will actually free you up and give you more time. One day, I decided to film an example – some of the…Read More
My 9 Hour Work Week – Running an Online Business and Still Being Available
I’ve been asked quite a few times to show what my work week looks like. What does it look like to be present and available and still run an online business? It’s a challenge – I think it would be easier to have a job with consistent work hours and be told what projects to…Read More
Abandon the Fantasy Self, and unlock your true self
Tova shared a comment on my fantasy self article last week: “I feel like this was written to me. The fabric, the baking tools, all of it is the possibility of all the versions of me that could be, but they can’t coexist and I don’t have room for all of them! This has been…Read More
Should a minimalist own an air fryer?
I’m a minimalist. And as a general rule, I avoid appliances unless an item helps me enough that it essentially EARNS the right to take my time, and occupy space in my home. The appliances I keep need to help me live my life the way I want to live or make my life easier…Read More
55 Item Year-Round Wardrobe
As a minimalist, how many articles of clothing should I have? There is no perfect answer to this question. We all live different lives, have different needs, live in different climates, and therefore will have to have different wardrobes. But people have asked me to share my wardrobe, so have pulled out all of my…Read More
Creating a home that is stupid-easy to maintain
I’m not the tidiest person. Actually, I was quite the opposite for MANY years. I was a mess. The house was a mess. I remember being so proud of myself when I kept the dishes done for a week. It was a huge deal for me. Because I loathed any type of “chore.” Hate Hate…Read More