Well, it has been two weeks since we moved in and so far so good. Everything has a place to live apart from only a couple of boxes that need sorting through. What were the takeaways? 1. Decluttering can’t be done during packing If you have a lot of stuff crammed in to every possible … More Chuck it Out Tuesday: April 2018: I’m Goin’ To Unpack All My Things (and maybe declutter a few)
Last year, I set myself the task of decluttering one item every day for the whole year. So how did I do? Well it was like a whole year of laying the foundations for this year’s goal setting and it turns out that, yes, I’m a bit lazy, I procrastinate a little, and now and … More CIOT Update: February 2018
Day 164: Items decluttered: 154 At the beginning of the year I resolved to declutter my home and have a mind less burdened by stuff that I no longer needed. The process was to be slow so that there was minimal disruption to the rest of the household, and that how it has been happening. … More Change It Up and Start Again
It would be impossible for me to become a fully fledged minimalist if I was still surrounded by stuff that I no longer needed, wanted, or felt any joy from. But where to start? Our possessions hold a multitude of emotions. Some we might be indifferent to: the junk mail we didn’t bin, yesterday’s newspaper, … More Chuck it out Tuesday | Where do we begin, the rubble or our bling?
When I was in high school I loved writing and being creative. Before I decluttered all my school work, it was nice to see all of the effort I had put into decorating front pages of essays. On one item I had drawn tiny individual leaves to frame the page, covering about one third of … More My lucky number’s one