Leaving Minimalism


The title Minimalist Mom isn’t that accurate for me. If you’ve read a few posts here you’ll know that I aim for less and what we can live comfortably with rather than a rigid goal of a handful of possessions. I chose the name while in a burst of zeal for the idea of what […]

When You Have Less You Appreciate More


I’ve learned to keep my expectations low since we moved here. We have a farmer’s market once a month and the first time I went to it I was brimming with excitement and even had a grocery list. I imagined I’d be able to stock up on loads of local produce and goodies. I had […]

It’s Okay To Experiment With Downsizing

a window in my kitchen for the first time in a few years

                  I mentioned yesterday that we moved. I would love to tell you it was to a micro-house. Six hundred square feet efficiently equipped for a family of three to work, live and play. But it wasn’t. Not sure there is any such thing here on the […]

How To Have An (Almost) Stress Free Move


                  We moved homes the other week. Change of residence ranks high on the Life Events Stress List. It’s between “Troubles with boss” and “Changing to a new school”. For an additional challenge the move was planned for the week we returned from a long trip to […]

Your Clutter Coach

Source: theminimalistmom.com via Rachel on Pinterest   Sometimes you need more help than a book or a blog can give you. Sometimes you need a friend to remind you to donate those bags of unworn clothing that are sitting in your basement. Sometimes you need someone to make a plan for you, motivate you and […]

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