Living With Less // Paring Down Decor

Hello friends!

First, how is it July already??

Second, a funny thing (or two) happened after I wrote the introduction into my Living With Less series (HERE). In that post I said, “I’ll never be an all white with touches of cream and beige kind of girl” and after I published it I suddenly started to see that scheme EVERYWHERE (ever get a new car and suddenly see them all over the road?? Yea, like that!) and now I find that subtle color combo to be QUITE appealing… when it’s done right, it’s done right. It can be warm and inviting. I’ve seen evidence (on Pinterest, of course). What can I say?

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Monday Musings // 06.29.2020

Good morning! Another Monday is upon us…

Last Friday marked Day 25 of my first 100 Day Challenge (HERE). I’m one quarter of the way through, so I thought I’d do a mini check in today! Ya know, to keep me honest…

So far I have attempted to eat less processed food (I am not measuring this but I think I’ve failed, so beginning again!), drink more water (and limit sugary drinks), and to do PT everyday (I have been pretty good at this except the past few days). I’m getting back into the PT right away because my body seems to be revolting. I hope it’s just because I stopped and not because I’m falling apart already…

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The Junk Drawer

Hello all! How’s it going out there?

Last week I shared some of the tips (HERE) that have helped me in my quest to tackle clutter. One of the tips was to clear off flat surfaces, with a quick-fix option being to just put everything that didn’t belong on the counter/table/floor into a box and to shove the box into a closet. We are probably all more familiar with this concept as it exists in the form of a junk drawer, or sometimes… a junk room. Today I wanted to explore this idea and take a look at the pros and cons of the junk drawer.

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Living With Less // Decluttering

Here we are again! Another Wednesday!

Confession: I don’t like clutter very much, but I’m not a very motivated declutterer! This poses a big dilemma. So one of my Living With Less quests this year is to really dive in and declutter my spaces. 

To me, “clutter” is all the stuff that accumulates around you. Stuff that doesn’t have a proper home, or just never got put back where it belongs (or junk mail, ha!). Clutter isn’t necessarily what resides in the recesses of your closets. Because it’s not right in front of you, “cluttering” your vision and your mind. So that makes decluttering the act of putting the stuff away, throwing out the garbage, shredding/recycling the junk mail!

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Monday Musings // 6.15.2020

Hello friends, it’s Monday again!

Work was busy last week. And as I’ve said before, I am grateful for that. Though my appreciation is more apparent after the week is over, once I’m at a safe distance from it thanks to the buffer of the weekend. Not so much in the midst of stress-induced heart palpitations though…and now it’s time for it to all start again (well, hopefully not the palpitations again)!

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Using Mini Habits

Hello Friends, Hump Day is here yet again…how are you?

I’m hanging in there. Hope you are too.

I’ll be honest, I didn’t have anything planned in my editorial calendar for this week’s post. In fact, I had this topic scheduled for a post in late July. But I’ve decided to introduce it now and then check in later (#accountability).

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