As we grow, our homes grow with us, and it can be challenging to keep up with home improvements due to the natural hustle and bustle of life. Over time, rooms can become cluttered, outdated, and dingy due to daily wear and tear. So, if you’ve found yourself in need of an overhaul in your … Continue reading How to Incorporate Minimalism into a Home Renovation
Scenario 1: You get home from work and look around in the pantry and fridge to decide on dinner. You find a box of pasta and a jar of sauce. There's even some spinach in the fridge you decide to add to your sauce. And you know you have italian sausages in the fridge from … Continue reading 3 Ways meal planning improves your life
I moved into a pre-lived-in house (where my partner was already living). So the kitchen was full of kitchen stuff when I got here. Existing stuff + my stuff = a LOT of stuff! I have been decluttering here and there since I moved in but I've also been thinking about doing an overhaul of … Continue reading Tips for a Minimalist Kitchen
Just in case you didn't know, teflon is bad news. It's been bad news for a long time, but the booming industry is taking its time making cooking ware safer. In a 2006 article, it was announced that manufacturers had to remove "a harmful chemical" from the goods. "Although the chemical would still be used … Continue reading Ditch it: Teflon
I recently declared "I want to do a photo tour of my apartment, once I clean it and purge everything I haven't used in the last six months." Guess what? Yep. Cleaning marathon. I spent about eight hours cleaning my apartment, assembling all my to-purge items in a big "organized" pile, rearranging my living room, … Continue reading Welcome to my home!
As we minimize the clutter in our spaces and minds, shouldn't we also minimize the clutter in our food? I'm pretty much over eating anything I can't pronounce. I had heard about these "GMOs" that have had people up in arms in recent months and years, but only recently have I done more digging and … Continue reading Some thoughts on food
I recently acquired a new love in my kitchen, the TofuXpress. If you're vegetarian, vegan, or someone who enjoys tofu (but doesn't enjoy pressing it between two plates and beneath a tower of heavy objects), go check it out. Right now. I'll wait. Per my own minimalist rules... if it doesn't get used regularly (once … Continue reading Paring down the kitchen
I moved to my new flat over the weekend - approximately 500 square feet. I did the move in four Honda Fit trips and one truck trip. Still more Stuff than I would like to have, but less than half of what I had to begin with - wow! Allow me to take a small … Continue reading Unpacking the kitchen