#Minimalist2017 Recap + Reflections

Call us crazy, but Trevor and I spent this past holiday season spending time with family, relaxing and going through our entire apartment as a final push to eliminate all the excess items we could easily identify. We shared this journey over on our Instagram page and are going to provide a recap today, along with what we’ve learned about ourselves and minimalism. Continue reading “#Minimalist2017 Recap + Reflections”

Cleaning, Tidying and Organizing

For the longest time I didn’t understand there was a difference between cleaning something, and tidying something. As for the word “organize” I never understood where that fit into the equation. This mystery remained unsolved for me until I read Marie Kondo’s book a few years ago. So, until then I had understood the words to be interchangeable, but that couldn’t be more incorrect. Continue reading “Cleaning, Tidying and Organizing”

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!”

How to Go Through Your Stuff

These days, it’s easy to see through social media that Minimalism is gaining more and more popularity online and the number of individuals turning to minimalism to improve their lives is ever growing. The promise of less cleaning and more free time is a pretty enticing one, but taking the first step can be pretty overwhelming and might turn a lot of interested people away. Continue reading “How to Go Through Your Stuff”