Why Is It So Hard to Get Rid of Something I Never Even Used?

Over the years I’ve written a lot about purging clothing and other unwanted items from my home. Although I’m primarily a minimalist I still struggle to get rid of sentimental belongings like my son’s baby clothes and toys. Usually my clutter-free mentality wins out over my more emotional side. I tend to convince myself, (and rightfully so), that … Read more

Where Have I Been?

Last week I wrote fewer posts then I’ve written in quite awhile. I decided to dedicate my off-hours, (the hour or two I get each day while my son is sleeping), to reading. If you recall I have a strange habit of buying books I never read. In an effort to clear my shelf and my … Read more

How My Cat Forced Me Into a Life of Voluntary Simplicity

Eight years ago my husband picked up two little kittens from the Washington Humane Society. At the time my husband, (then boyfriend), lived alone in a small two bedroom apartment. The kittens were prone to scratching, but we bought them two large scratching posts and for the most part they kept their claws off the … Read more