my 2019 goals

Most people have written about their goals already as it is almost two weeks into 2019, but I wanted to hold off a bit. I really love the start of a new year and the new beginnings and changes that it brings, but I also wanted to experience the year a bit, take time to…

declutter with me: the collection spot

If I were to ask you where you least want to clean up, the spot where everything just collections, what do you think about? I know you have a spot; the closet that everything gets shoved into, the ottoman in the living room that is a black hole, or the shelf in the garage that…

the best books on minimalism

If you know anything about me you know that two of my biggest passions are reading and minimalism. Fortunately for me over the past few years there have been quite a few books published that deal with minimalism, decluttering, and looking at the items that you have in your life. Minimalism for me is not…

the best books i read this month – december 2018

Happy End to 2018! Now I don’t know how this year was for you, but for me this was definitely a year of change. I completed my masters degree, moved back across the country to British Columbia, started my first post grad job and started really planning for the future. Despite all this I was…

setting up my 2019 planner

2019 is just around the corner and that means I have been counting down the days until I can start my new planner. My old planner has been used for the past 18 months and it is getting a little out of control. You can read about my full process of getting my 2019 planner…

when Christmas isn’t the “happiest season of all”

Christmas is upon us in two days and I don’t know about you, but I don’t exactly know what happened to December. Between work and life and home and the craziness of the season the month flew by. And worst of all is that the marketing that comes at us makes it seem like “It’s…

the best books of 2018

2018 has been one heck of a year; in general as well as in the book publishing world.  I have read quite a few books this year, published both this year as well as in the past, but today I want to highlight some of the best books from this year. You still have time…

how to have a minimalist and zero waste christmas

I love Christmas. For as long as I can remember Christmas has been my favourite holiday. I love the traditions and the memories surrounding it, but Christmas can also be a very wasteful holiday. As I am trying to work on my minimalist and zero waste journey I am trying to make my holidays and…