I have always loved kitchen gadgets. I love wandering around a kitchen store and marveling at all of the fun and interesting products out there. But over time I have learned which gadgets are actually useful, and which have short-lived … Read More
There are 3 times throughout the year that people seem to be motivated to get things organized and start new routines: New Years, Spring, and Back to School time. Here we are in September and I’ve talked to many people … Read More
I just recently did a 21 Day Sugar Detox. Twenty-one days of no sugar, and minimal fruit. Lots of veggies & healthy meats & fats plus some great healthy carbs. Guess how much weight I lost… 0 … well actually … Read More
I have thick, coarse, curly hair. If you are like me, you know the struggles of having a wild, full mane of hair. I wouldn’t trade it for the world, but it does come with its challenges. But just as … Read More
Beautycounter Safer Beauty 1 Why Safer Beauty? Did you know that the US bans or restricts the use of only 13 ingredients for beauty products, yet over 1400 are restricted or banned in Europe? Many of these ingredients have … Read More
Everything That Remains is a memoir by authors Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus. Its a compelling story of how events in their life led them to over consumption and unhappiness, but that by becoming minimalist they were able to find true joy in owning less.… Read More
The book Simplify by Joshua Becker is an amazing, down to earth resource for those looking to learn more about minimalism and intentional living.… Read More
In Clutterfree with Kids, Joshua Becker guides you through finding the balance of owning less, while having kids. He writes about teaching them the values of not giving into consumerism, and living with what you truly need.… Read More
Spark Joy is the 2nd book by Marie Kondo. Her first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, presented her method of decluttering your home to find what sparks joy. The Spark Joy book takes it a bit further and in depth. It includes more information on folding and helpful illustrations as well.
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Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up is truly what it says – life changing! Her process goes through your home, area by area, to remove what doesn’t spark joy. In the end you are left with less, but only those things that bring joy to your life. This was one of the first books I read regarding minimalism & owning less, and it made a big impact on me.
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