• 61 Minimalist Gift Ideas

    Minimalist Gift ideas

    Here are 61 minimalist gift ideas for everyone in your life.  Why add more clutter to the world?  When I first started decluttering I thought I would never buy anything ever again.  The thought of unwanted gifts stressed me out, but luckily there is an alternative. Americans spend a lot of money on gifts, the average American spends $920 per person on holiday gifts, and the sad thing is a lot of these gifts go in the trash!  31% of people regift their presents they receive and 4% actually throw them away. This sounds horrible, but it can be fixed with the gift of an experience.  Here are 61 Clutter…

  • How Do I Bring Hygge to My House

    Hygge Winter

    Hygge is the Danish word for cozy or having that warm happy feeling.  If you haven’t read the book The Little Book of Hygge, you really should.  This book goes into why Danish people are so happy and how to enjoy Hygge.  Hygge is said Hoo-ga and can be found everywhere you go.  How do I bring Hygge to my house?  This cozy feeling has less to do with stuff and more to do with the atmosphere you surround yourself with. I have found eight simple ways to bring Hygge into my home this winter. (This post contains affiliate links) Food One way to bring that cozy feeling into your…

  • Salt Dough Ornaments

    how to make salt ornaments for christmas

    Homemade salt dough ornaments are so easy and fun to make.  Getting crafty during the holiday season is so much fun.  With this simple recipe you can’t go wrong. All you need are three ingredients that you probably have in your kitchen right now! Watch how to make salt dough ornaments: Salt Dough Ornament Ingredients: 4 Cups Flour 1 Cup Salt 1 1/2 Cup Water Directions: First mix the flour and salt together, then add the water.  Second kneed the Dough together .  Finally roll out the dough using a rolling pin.  Once your dough is about 1/4 inch thick use cookie cutters to make your shapes.  Don’t forget to…

  • How To Declutter Christmas Decorations – 5 TIPS

    During the last 2 years of decluttering my Christmas decorations I have picked up some simple tips.  Anyone can simplify their stuff it just takes some time and effort.  Today I am sharing how to declutter Christmas decorations – 5 tips that work! When I was younger I kept everything!  I would keep little scrapes of paper and tickets.  Keeping every card that was ever given to me!  I totally understand how Christmas decorations can be sentimental, but I also don’t want to store 5 bins of decor that I only use once a year. Here are five simple ways to cut down on your Christmas decor before it takes…