Everything That Remains: A memoir by The Minimalists Getting rid of hundreds of books was a great achievement so much so that the idea of purchasing another physical book seemed daunting. Turning to audio books has best enabled me to enjoy several books without it disturbing the busy lifestyle that I lead. As a fulltime mother … Continue reading A U D I O B O O K S
One of the first steps that I took this year was to 'declutter' my home after discovering the Konmari Japanese method of cleaning on YouTube and then reading one of Marie Kondo's books on sparking joy. I instantly attempted to reshuffle my home and my life. Taking on the many tips and advise that she … Continue reading Minimalism VS Konmari
￼ Learning to live with things that add value and meaning is so important. Applying a filter allows the important things to remain and the unnecessary, to be discarded.
Today I stayed in and decided to work my way through some of The Minimalists podcasts on YouTube. I have never really listened to a podcast, although I like a good audio book, I overlooked the benefits of listening to a good discussion on a subject that I find highly interesting. To tell you the truth, I … Continue reading Minimalism Podcast on a Lazy Day
The simple thinggs are sometimes the things that bring us the most joy and meaning. Similarly simplest things can speak volumes without saying a word. The other day I stopped and stared at this blank picture and the emptiness of the corner; not a lot too it but it made me feel so calm,ans peaceful. … Continue reading Keeping it Simple
It is so easy to walk in through your front door, throw your keys onto the hallway table, kick your shoes off by the door, and chuck your coat over what ever object is closest to you. Despite wanting to have a clean, clear, clutter free home it is always very hard to keep it … Continue reading Do it Now- Keeping a Clutter Free Home
One of the hardest things I found to do when I became a minimalist was trying to curb my spending habits and save more money instead of buying unnecessary ‘things’ . This only really occurred to me once I had uncluttered my home and removed all of the things that I had no use for or … Continue reading Minimalism and Money – 5 tips to save money
Minimalism is not for everyone, but for me it was something that was much needed. Choosing to become a minimalist felt like a solution to a very big problem that I burdened me for many years. I often found myself cleaning to ridiculous extents, rearranging furniture to find a balance in my home. I was … Continue reading Minimalism- A new lifestyle
This week I have traded in my buscuit tin, my oh so lovely buscuit tin, for these Swedish Rye crisp breads. They are a little offensive on their own if you are making a vast transition from bad food to good. My son and I both agreed that they taste likr dry weetabix. Haha! This … Continue reading A Fair Healthy Trade
The taste of berries, how beautiful. The colours are also sensational. Few changes to my morning breakfast.