declutter with me: makeup and accessories

Welcome to my new series I am calling Declutter With Me. Each month I am going to take you through a different area of your home/life and declutter it. I will be sharing my tips and tricks and how to make sure that each area stays minimal and doesn’t get overwhelming. When you are starting…

what I am no longer buying

Zero waste is a concept often thought to be super expensive and is something that has a certain privilege to it. Yes there are things that can only be found for those that are of a certain privilege; such as living nearby stores that sell items in bulk and being able to spend a little…

you don’t need to keep extra products “just in case”

My bathroom vanity and cabinets used to be stuffed with extra products; shampoo, bubble bath, and more body lotions that I could even count. I used to think that I didn’t just need one backup, but multiple or else I would be doomed. I am so much happier now that I don’t have backups upon…

i am a book lover who doesn’t hoard books

There are not too many things in this world that I love more than books. It is rare to ever see me without at least one and there are always stories bouncing around in my head. However this doesn’t mean that I own shelves and shelves of books, in fact it is the exact opposite,…

10 x 10 challenge

I challenged myself to only wear 10 items of clothing for 10 days. You can read more about my choice to do this as well as how I have been trying to minimize wardrobe in this post here. This was a daunting change as I am used to a full closet with tons of choices…

an introduction to capsule wardrobes

103. That is the number of clothes that I own, that doesn’t even include workout gear, lounge wear, pajamas, and underwear. (I even counted my 18 pairs of shoes separately from this list). Now I don’t know about you, but that seems like a crazy amount of clothing items, especially since I only have one…

giving away sentimental items

My next (and hopefully last) big move is coming up in just a few days. Tomorrow most of my belongings will be in a big metal box headed off and I have spent the past few days packing. Now packing is not one of my favourite things to do, but I do love getting to…