• Minimalist YouTube Channels That Inspire

    Here are some inspirational youtube channels about minimalism and simple living.  When I started looking into minimalism I went onto YouTube and started searching!  I wanted a list of minimalist channels or simple living channels that I would love.  It turns out it is easy to find videos with the word minimalism or decluttering, but it takes a while to find channels that you really like. The Channels: MINIMOM The Mini-Mom channel is exactly what I was imagining when I first thought of minimalism with a family.  This was the first channel I found that showed a family with 2 kids that were minimalist or living a simple lifestyle.  Her…

  • Simple Fall Decor – Fall Bucket List

    There are so many fun things to do in Fall.  Here are some ways we like to enjoy Fall. Fall Home Decor Simple home decor is the way to go for our family, this Fall I decided to keep everything neutral and natural.  I found some mini pumpkins and gourds from Trader Joes.  I grouped these pumpkins along side some fresh house plants I got from Ikea.  What I like about using real pumpkins to decorate is they are not a decoration that you have to save all year long.  I kept my decorations in the dining room and living room because those are the rooms we use the most. …

  • Declutter – End of Year Clutter Audit

    End of year clutter Audit

    The end of the year is the best time to evaluate the items in your home.  Why wait till the new year? Get it done now and start the year fresh.   What I am proposing is to go through your house and find those items that you know you don’t need.  The broken items that you need to “fix” or the ones you have been hanging onto because you might wear it “someday”.  When you clear out before Christmas comes then your home will be ready for the new things that inevitably show up after the Christmas season.  I have 6 easy areas I like to go through.  This type…

  • What Does a Minimalist Family Buy?

    As an aspiring minimalist family we still buy things.  Shocking I know! Shopping Since adopting the thinking of a minimalist I have become very intentional with what we purchase.  For the first year of decluttering and minimizing our processions I rarely went shopping for anything besides necessities.  If something broke, instead of running out to replace the item I would see if we could live without it.  This is the complete opposite to the way I use to think.  I use to go Target and wander the isles seeing if something grabbed my eye, I was still pretty picky because I didn’t want to waste money.  Now its not about…