why I am storing all my old planners

If you have followed me and this blog for a while you will know that I am a minimalist and that I don’t like to keep stuff if I don’t have to. I also have written posts about getting rid of sentimental items and clearing out my memory boxes (see here and here) so today…

declutter with me – sentimental items

Welcome back to my declutter series and today we are talking about one of the hardest things to declutter, sentimental items. We all collect items throughout our lives that are important to us but sometimes we do need to edit them down. Note: I am not telling you to get rid of every sentimental item…

sharing and storing wedding memories

I don’t know about you, but I have a lot of things still from my wedding. I have a drawer that has some extra invitations, decor, and mementos from the day that I hope to one day put in some sort of memory box to display. But today I am going to talk about something…

how i organize and store my photos

Decades ago photos were taken with much more care. Every photo you took would have to be developed and you would have one (or multiple) versions of every photo that you snapped. This meant that less photos were taken, but everyone had tons of albums and could easily look back at photos and memories. Now…

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…

moving home

I lived in the same bedroom for the first 22 years of my life which can be surprising for a lot of people. This room grew and changed with me starting pink, and then changing to blue and then later purple. This room and the home that it was within was my safe space and…

24 in 24

This week is my 24th birthday and I figured that my blog post for you all today is going to be the top things I have learned in the past 24 trips around the sun. Through the years I have traveled, moved, gotten married, almost completed my masters, and learned a lot of lessons. Here…

on love

“Love doesn’t mean gazing at each other, but looking, together, in the same direction” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery Ah Valentines Day, One of two days each year that I can write sappy, loving things about my husband and no one can get mad at me (The other is our Anniversary). I have learned a lot…

christmas memories and traditions

I love Christmas. For as long as I can remember it has been my favourite holiday. The lights, the music, the food, and the traditions. Most people have traditions that surround the holidays and my family is definitely no exception. Some of the ones that stand out to me are: Downtown Day: a day spent…