Minimalism and Christmas may not seem like they belong in the same sentence, but I believe they do. The holidays are stressful enough. Why do we make them even more expensive?
With Halloween this week I am reminded how time seems to speed up this time of year. With the holidays comes lots of company, special meals with family, and if you have kids... usually more stuff. Even if you keep it simple and minimal-ish around the holidays there are a few very minimalist things to … Continue reading The Minimalist’s Pre-Holiday To-do List
If you have unclaimed property you could be one quick search away from increasing your net worth or at least putting some money back in your pocket, and your budget where it belongs!
If you're just starting out or looking to revamp the heart of your home be sure to check out this list before you shop for kitchen essentials. Chances are you don't need the majority of the "must-haves" you would consider essential. Here is my guide on keeping a minimalist kitchen as well as my top … Continue reading The Minimalist’s Guide to Kitchen Essentials: What You Really Need
I decided to go minimalist thinking it was about getting rid of stuff...I felt overwhelmed by all the stuff in general and wanted less of it in my life. I had no idea there would be numerous unexpected benefits of minimalism.
Cooler weather is just around the corner and flu season has already arrived. Is your medicine cabinet ready? Ours is... getting there. Our medicine cabinet is actually in a bit of a transition. While we still have some traditional medicines I am adding in more natural remedies and supplements. Here are what I believe to … Continue reading Essentials for the Well-Stocked Medicine Cabinet
As a minimalist, I don't waste money on things I never gave a second thought about before starting my minimalist journey. I knew at the start becoming a minimalist would make my home more peaceful, but I had no idea it would actually help me keep more money in the bank!
Be the Gatekeeper Your Family Needs and Gain the Peace of Mind You've Always Wanted Ever feel stressed when you walk in the door at the end of the day? Is home not the peaceful, serene place you hoped it would be? Wonder how all that stuff wound up there? Wonder what is in the … Continue reading 3 Tips to Gain Peace of Mind: Be the Gatekeeper
Month-end Actions for Budgeting Success Since you've already asked yourself three questions concerning your goals for the month (if not, go back and read Get Those Goals! 3 Qs to Ask Yourself Every Month first) and set up your monthly budget. Now that the month is about over it is time to evaluate how you … Continue reading 3 Month-end Actions for Continued Budgeting Success
What are you focusing on this month? Here are three questions to ask yourself every month to help ensure your monthly plan and budget are helping you achieve your goals.