A Beginner’s Guide to Minimalism

I’m no expert on being a minimalist. My journey is a work in progress. I’m also not striving to live with nothing. I like to have things that bring me joy. It’s about finding a balance between the things we need + love and the things that just take up physical + mental space. That being said, I feel like…

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Family, Minimalism

Apartment update – 6 months later

In May of this year my family and I moved from a 1700 sq ft, 2-story home with a basement into a 1000 sq ft apartment. Over the last few years we have moved toward a more minimalist lifestyle + financially we felt it was wise to cut back our rental costs to save up for when we decide to…

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Kids + Baby, Minimalism

A Minimalist Playroom

One common question parents seeking minimalism ask is “How many toys should my children have?”. It’s a valid question. I asked it myself as I first began embracing a more simple, minimal lifestyle. I don’t think there is a one size fits all approach. It’s okay to downsize – then downsize a few more times – until you find what…

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Minimalism, Uncategorized

30 Day Social Media FastĀ 

Hi, I’m Ashley and I’m a bit of a social media addict. Like most people I find myself caught up in the world of “likes” “follows” and “notifications”. So why did I decide to go 30 days without social media? IT STEALS MY JOY. Minimalism isn’t just about physical clutter – it’s about mental clutter. For me, social media is a…

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