Category Archives: reduce

Too many clothes-update #1

I know I don’t wear all the clothes I own but with some pieces I always play the “someday” game.  I have already gotten rid of 3 laundry baskets (pictured below) full of clothes belonging  to myself and my husband. … Continue reading

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What’s Going Wednesday #3

Ok so it’s actually Friday, I am a little late this week but with good reason.  My reason, well, I have been busy de-stuffing. Among the stuff going are baskets, crock-pot minus the crock, books, toys, coat, kids clothes, and … Continue reading

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Before and After: Kitchen

As promised I am continuing in the  “de-stuffing” of our house.  Today I took on the kitchen.  The whole kitchen at once would be too overwhelming and time-consuming so I completed 2 cabinets. First up; my baking, serving, and prep … Continue reading

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Before and After

Organizing to simplify The Mud room catch-all counter and drawers I am so intrigued by minimalism.  It’s right up my alley.  I know I could not go to the extend that some people do, but the idea of living with less … Continue reading

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My Compact Year! The first quarter

     I have mentioned several times before that I am a member of The Compact.  The basic concept of “The Compact” is to join others in a challenge to buy nothing New for one year with only a few exceptions.  You … Continue reading

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Feb. Food Challenge Results

     Well, March is finally here and so my food challenge has come to an end.  We spent the month of February eating down our pantry and freezer and buying only fresh food items like milk, veggies, fruits, and meats. … Continue reading

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Think outside of the donation box

     In our efforts to lead a purposefully simplified life we continue to downsize the amount of “stuff” in our home.  I have set aside some boxes for Goodwill and/or Salvation Army both wonderful organizations.  I have a separate area for items I … Continue reading

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Re-Do…..

Just throw it away?  Never, not if it can be used by someone for something.  What a waste that would be.  Donating or even selling unwanted stuff allows it a chance at a second or third life.  Or  you can Repurpose, Reinvent, … Continue reading

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Take my stuff, Please!

     OK, it’s time to simplify!  Long overdue as a matter of fact.  No one needs this many shirts or ill-fitting pants.  The toy store we call a playroom is next. Don’t get me wrong I buy my kids used clothes and toys but they … Continue reading

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