5 Things I’ve Given Up During My Quest for Minimalism

5 Things I’ve Given Up During My Quest for Minimalism

When we think of minimalism, we often imagine sleek, sparse décor.  De-cluttering is an essential aspect of it, but minimalism is about so much more than just getting rid of old junk.  Minimalism is about getting rid of anything that weighs us down. It’s about...
#Minsgame Part 1

#Minsgame Part 1

I recently went to my friend Heather’s house for the first time, and seeing her house inspired me to start the Minsgame challenge.  Heather lives in a 720 square foot home.  A lot of homes this size might seem cramped, but Heather’s didn’t.  Why?  Because she’s a...
Minimalism Isn’t as Bad as You Think

Minimalism Isn’t as Bad as You Think

Today, Heather Shue (a fellow Minnesotan who blogs at Simply Save) is sharing her thoughts on minimalism!  Enjoy! ~~~  When people hear the word “minimalism” I think they sometimes picture a person who lives in an empty echoing apartment, with bare white walls, and...
The Appeal of Minimalism

The Appeal of Minimalism

I have a “cluttered” fridge that is completely covered with photos and calendars. I collect household items with penguins on them. I will gladly accept your free t-shirt. …And I’m a minimalist. Believe it or not, these statements are not...
5 Free Organizing Hacks

5 Free Organizing Hacks

As a child, I preferred organizing my toys over playing with them.  I would line my dolls up in neat little rows and put my stuffed animals in groups based on what type of animals they were.  I have always loved organizing – it clears my mind, reduces anxiety,...