Holy moly, it feels like we haven’t talked about numbers in a while. I’ve been so transfixed on all the ways minimalism has changed my life lately that I nearly forgot how to format this post. ;) For new readers – and I know there are many of you, based
Last week, I announced I’d done one final declutter and had officially removed 65% of my belongings from my home; this means I’m living with just 35% of what I once owned (which are now 100% of my belongings and there’s literally nothing left to get rid of). For the
It’s been a while since I’ve hosted a giveaway – too long, in fact. Today, I want to change that by giving away something that I so badly want to read myself: two copies of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo. I’ve never given
I’ve been thinking about running a lot lately – daydreaming about it, wishing I could throw my hair up, tie my shoelaces and hit the pavement. I miss the adrenaline that kicks in after running 5K (3.1 miles) and realizing your body can keep going; more than can, it wants to.
On Saturday, I crossed the 8-month mark of my yearlong shopping ban. How I’m already two-thirds of the way through this thing is a little crazy to think about – mostly because, truth be told, I’ve almost forgotten about it entirely. I still get the odd pang to buy a magazine or
On Monday, I briefly mentioned that I’m going to stop publishing two posts re: my monthly budget – specifically, the first post where I tell you what my plans are. I’ve been toying with this idea for a few months, mostly since my freelance income picked up, which began to throw my final numbers way