Author: roselounsbury

“If you want something done, ask a busy woman.” I’m not sure where I first heard this phrase, but I remember when I heard it, my mind went through several reactions. First… Why would you ask a busy woman? She’s already busy! Give her a break! After...

Summer is prime family vacation time. Which often means hauling countless bags of stuff through airports--or on minivan roof racks. If you're like me, that sounds like the exact OPPOSITE of relaxing vacation time! So today I want to share 5 way to travel light...

About a year after I adopted minimalism, my friend Becky came to visit. It was 2013 and I'd worked steadily the previous 12 months to rid my home of excess clutter. "Where are all your toys?" she asked, a bit shocked. Becky hadn't seen my home since...

When I started to embrace a minimalist lifestyle, I wondered, Will I ever shop again? Cruising the mall isn't exactly in sync with a minimalist mindset, but I have to admit, even though I live the less-is-more life, I'm still (kind of shockingly, even to...