minimalism Tag

It's always hard when I have to take my own advice. But I said it was important to involve kids in the de-cluttering process, so I bit the bullet yesterday and asked my kids which toys they wanted to keep and which ones they could...

I hope I'm not the only mom in the world whose kids have already started talking, in rather surprising detail for October, about what they'd like for Christmas. These discussions always spark a small sense of panic in me, as I picture the invasion of...

Before I talk about this month's challenge (living without credit cards) I'd like to reflect on last month's challenge, a month without make-up.This was definitely the most difficult challenge I've faced. Make-up is a habit I've had since high school. I had never gone to...

After two months of living without certain dietary habits (January was dedicated to living without white sugar, flour, potatoes or rice and February was my month without dairy), I've chosen to step outside the refrigerator. March is my month without make-up. Living without make-up may...

It is the eve of October 1st, the official start of my month without sugar. Today, as my final adieu to the sweet stuff, I ate a piece of my mother-in-law's homemade zuchinni bread, two candy bars from the secretary's dish at work, and a...