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…

hobbies and minimalism

Certain things I have no issues being quite minimalist on. I only have my most favourite books, my nail polish collection is down to just a few when years ago I probably had 100, and many items I don’t need to have much of. But there is always some things that we all love, our…

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…

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…

declutter with me: office

Welcome to month 3 of my Declutter with Me series, the series where I go through my stuff and get rid of everything I can, while teaching you some tips that I have learned along the way. For previous posts you can check out my posts on: Makeup and Accessories Bathroom Now because I am…

helping other people declutter

Throughout my family I have definitely become known for my decluttering and my constant desire to minimize my possessions. That means that I have started being called in to help with the decluttering of their stuff, whether they want to or not (apologies to my husband!) Now over the past few months of helping other…

things that make me happy – fall 2018

Today I am coming at you with a new version of “Things That Make Me Happy” – Fall 2018 Edition Days when my alarm doesn’t go off at 5:00am Fuzzy Socks Cinnamon bun Saturdays (yes they are from a tube, yes they aren’t the best, but they make me happy and excited to start the…

declutter with me: bathroom

Welcome to month two of my declutter with me series where I will be tackling my bathroom. If you missed my first post last month when I went through my makeup and accessories you can click here. It is crazy how much stuff can accumulate in a bathroom, even in one as tiny as mine….

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…