When It All Came Down Around Me

D is for Doozy Divorce is a doozy, but somehow we made it through still good friends and supportive of each other in countless ways. The warning you hear sometimes is about your finances. We were never huge savers when together but C was in charge of the money and I tried not to spend…

Simplicity Manifesto

I looked at Chris a few weeks ago and said. “I want to own as little as possible.” He agreed. I think I finally put words to a nagging feeling that had been building over the weeks and months. I grew up in a house of wants. My family always wanted more. As Americans, it…

Nifty 50 Minimalist Wardrobe

I am imagining a 5 minute getting dressed routine that always has enough variety. I am imagining a clean clear closet with inspiring pieces in it. I imagine looking in the mirror and being happy with what I see, every day. This is the goal of this wardrobe. If you only own things 1) you…

Get Rid of Clutter: 100 Thing Challenge Helps Shed Stuff – TIME

This weekend we are going through our apartment and lableing things as “throw away” or “maybe” and re-organizing the “keep” section. We realize how stuff just accumulates (I’m staring at five (!) purses hanging on a hook in my living room… the funny thing is how I looked longingly at tote bags in a magazine…