How and Why We Became Minimalists

We’ve been talking about a little thing called Minimalism for over a year now, but we’ve never really addressed how and why we became Minimalists in the first place. Today we’re solving that mystery by sharing the tale with you. Continue reading “How and Why We Became Minimalists”

Minimalism: Don’t Store Unusable Items

Sometimes when an item no longer works for you or was a bad fit from the beginning we cast it aside when a new solution is available. However it’s best to ensure that you don’t hold on to the old item after it’s usefulness has past. Continue reading “Minimalism: Don’t Store Unusable Items”

Declutter with #Minimalist2017!

Trevor and I are so excited to bring to you our latest project: Minimalist2017! For the rest of December, we’ll be uploading one item we’re removing from our home to our Instagram every day using “#Minimalist2017” to help inspire all of you to achieve your downsizing goals! Continue reading “Declutter with #Minimalist2017!”

Maria Storgaard’s Minimal Capsule Wardrobe

GoDownsize, with Maria and Morten Storgaard, has been one of my favorite YouTube channels for the past couple years, but I actually found the channel through their travel channel, One Girl One Suitcase. Maria has been such a light a positive influence on my clothing, I had to share. Continue reading “Maria Storgaard’s Minimal Capsule Wardrobe”

Decorating for Christmas as a Minimalist

When I tell people I’m a Minimalist, they tend to assume I don’t have anything to sit on in my house and that it’s stark and sterile. While I don’t really have comfortable things to sit on, I do have a couch and chairs. I also decorate my home, to the surprise of some, seasonally. While my definition of decorating seasonally may differ from the techniques of many, I do still like to celebrate the changing of the seasons. Continue reading “Decorating for Christmas as a Minimalist”

Stuff Requires Even More Stuff

Have you ever realized how much stuff your stuff needs? Continue reading “Stuff Requires Even More Stuff”

Minimalism for the Masses and The Minimalists

“Love people and use things, because the opposite never works.”- The Minimalists
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2016 Fall Capsule Wardrobe: 3-Month Update

It’s gotten fairly cold and dreary here in Pennsylvania and it’s actually cooled off faster than I expected it to. Here’s the changes I’ve had to make to my fall wardrobe and the final update for the season! Continue reading “2016 Fall Capsule Wardrobe: 3-Month Update”

Christmas and Minimalism

It’s almost that time again. Christmas time of course! (For all those who observe it.) Unfortunately though modern western Christmas traditions don’t usually mix well with minimalism. Decking the halls and gift giving can easily get out of hand. However, with that said you can find a balance for the holidays that wont result in excess consumption and boxes of decorations that are only used for 1/12th of the year. Continue reading “Christmas and Minimalism”