11. – Onward With The Declutter

I haven’t been working on decluttering everyday but here is the progress I’ve made since the last time I posted. I am pretty proud of myself. I might work on doing more today after writing this post. It put me in the mood to keep moving forward. I threw away one trash bag of garbageContinue reading “11. – Onward With The Declutter”

No. 10 – Some Inspiration For You & Me

I took a deep dive into watching Ted Talks today about decluttering & debt & one of my favorite phrases I learned from ALL the videos I watched today was, “Clutter is postponed decisions.” That particular talk was about physical, digital, mental & spiritual cutter and it really got me thinking about how much moreContinue reading “No. 10 – Some Inspiration For You & Me”

No. 6 – The Decluttering Continues

I’m still working on minimizing the amount of stuff in our house. Like I’ve said, I’m not going full on minimalist. I don’t think I’ll ever have a capsule wardrobe… but there is so much more work to be done. I’m making small steps towards it. This week I left all of this stuff outContinue reading “No. 6 – The Decluttering Continues”

No. 5 – Inspired by Cait Flanders to Try A Shopping Ban

These words are some parts from the end of her book, “The Year Of Less,” as advice to people who want to try the experiment of doing a shopping ban. You can get the book on Kindle (for $1.99) or as an Audible book. I will not earn any money if you buy this book,Continue reading “No. 5 – Inspired by Cait Flanders to Try A Shopping Ban”

No. 4 – A Big Purchase: Raised Garden Bed ($160)

I let myself spend this money because my husband & I had been planning to do this for a long time. This bed (as you can probably see) is next to the stairs in the backyard. We & anyone who visits us only use these stairs (back door is so much easier to get toContinue reading “No. 4 – A Big Purchase: Raised Garden Bed ($160)”

No. 3 – Beginning the Decluttering

Isn’t it odd how getting rid of things in your space can make you feel physically, emotionally & mentally lighter? I don’t get why that happens but I really enjoy the feeling. So, as far as decluttering goes – I’ve cleaned out the storage closet. It’s the biggest closet in our house. Our house wasContinue reading “No. 3 – Beginning the Decluttering”

No. 1 – Introduction & Goals

I’m starting this blog in an attempt to keep myself accountable for my spending, my goal of getting out of debt & decluttering our home. I am not going to go full on minimalist but I’d like to do some minimizing of how much stuff is in our house & of our finances. I recentlyContinue reading “No. 1 – Introduction & Goals”