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Break Time

Just wanted to put a placeholder up here for a little bit, so it’s clear that I’ll be back!  In the midst of juggling a relocation and lots of other interesting/challenging circumstance...

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Do One Thing: Start on Sunday

Hi everybody! After a double round of double ear infections, baby belly trouble, a dead car battery, a flat tire, several specialist appointments, and assorted viruses, I’m back… at lea...

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Spark Your Own Joy, Part 3

(Catch the first two parts of this series here: Part One and Part Two.) In my last post, I explained how I’m bucking some conventional minimalism rules in order to create more joy and abundan...

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Spark Your Own Joy, Part 2

In Part One of this series,  I made the case that “sparking joy” is something you do, not something your stuff does. Here, in Part Two, I’m tackling a category of objects that spa...

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Spark Your Own Joy, Part 1

You know the decluttering commandments, right? I’m talking about the ones that say you should get rid of… One: Anything not used in the last year Two: Anything that doesn’t “...

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Are You a Yo-Yo Declutterer?

I have had an on again, off again relationship with minimalism. I may stray, but I always come back, because minimalism saves my sanity. I’m a working mom with a baby and a preschooler. At my...