Inspired by the hip, minimal furnishings in the West Coast rental in which we stayed last week, I’ve decided to do some deep decluttering at my East Coast home. Today, … Continue reading Minimalist Blues
I’m feeling a huge urge to de-clutter. I always get that urge late at night when I ought to be sleeping. I’ve already done away with the easy stuff, though. … Continue reading Everything Must Go!
With all of my de-cluttering and simplification, there is one drawer I’ve not even been able to bring myself to de-clutter. It’s the drawer where I keep my baby carriers. … Continue reading Why I’m Not De-Cluttering My Baby Carriers
“He who possesses most must be most afraid of loss.” — Leonardo da Vinci (today’s Moment of Happiness from Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project) A couple of days ago during a conversation … Continue reading An Embarrassment of Polo Shirts
I’ve discovered a cure (or perhaps simply a treatment) for the anxiety that’s been following me around about this upcoming move: Compulsive cleaning. “I have a job now,” my husband … Continue reading Poo Happens
This is an addendum to my RV post from yesterday. My husband asked me why we couldn’t just declutter without moving into an RV. A decent question, with a simple … Continue reading An Embarrassment of Riches
OK, not really. I’ve found myself recently looking wistfully at the blogs of RVing families, like The Happy Janssens and The Ticknor Tribe, imagining what it would be like to sell … Continue reading That’s It. I’m Buying an RV.
Day 2 of NaNoWriMo, and I’m 50 words ahead of my goal of 1,667 words per day. I wrote tonight’s words on my new MacBook, which arrived this afternoon. I … Continue reading 3,384 Words and the Messy House to Prove It
What a trip this month has been! I’ve not gotten through the whole house yet, but much of it has been decluttered, or at least organized so that the clutter … Continue reading Week 13/October Review
Here’s what I did yesterday while the sitter was with the kids: If you sent us a card for our wedding, sorry but it’s now in the recycling. … Continue reading A Record of my Accomplishments (Decluttering-wise)
I got to attend the Monday night step class at my gym tonight, which I’ve only done once before, even though I loved it that one time I went. I’ve … Continue reading Joyfully Moving
As I’ve come to expect at this point in the month, I’ve started losing my zest for my resolutions. I’ve not done much decluttering this week since my mom left. … Continue reading Week 12 Review: The Dangers of Openness