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A week of gratitude...Day 6...having less

Day 6 of my week of gratitude. I am thankful for having less! Yes, you read that right. I am grateful that we have less stuff than we did a year ago. 467 more words

Xan & Bob


I have been in a decluttering state of mind for the last few weeks. I’m not sure what happened exactly, but I could almost physically feel the weight of all the useless stuff in my life, and it’s been driving me mad. 803 more words

Thinking Out Loud

After decluttering, what next?

250 words, 2 minutes to read.

You hear about decluttering. Maybe you’ve already done it, and everything you don’t need – everything that doesn’t “spark joy” – is gone. 226 more words


...And Other Things I Just Don't Need

We need far less than we realize.

Dorothy Gilman

I plunge my hands into the soapy water–it is steamy, and it feels good on this first-furnace morning of fall. 1,833 more words

The Things That Matter

Confessions Of A Formerly Super Conscientious Woman + 3 New Projects

Once upon a time I was a super conscientious woman.

I lived and died by Checking Things Off My To Do List. My self-worth was contingent upon these checks because the results were more important to me than the process. 334 more words

M Is For Me

The curse of the kids' rooms

Every so often I ask a perfectly legitimate question that I’m sure plagues many parents regularly:

Where does all this stuff come from?

If you have kids, you know exactly what I mean.

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Mixing It Up

Last month, I posted a couple blogs about culling one’s collections & finding new homes for those once-loved items. I’m not as far along in that journey as I’d hoped by now. 428 more words