4 tips for maximizing clothing storage when you don’t have closets

Happy Thursday! Did you take my challenge last week? I would love to hear all about it. I made a concerted effort to connect with my partner and really focus on him for a few moments at the beginning and end of each day. This week in particular has made a big difference on my … Continue reading 4 tips for maximizing clothing storage when you don’t have closets

Love your body, clean your closet

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 was Love Your Body Day (LYBD).  LYBD seeks to encourage women (and men) to, clearly, love their bodies.  Stop fixating on the things you hate about your body.  Stop wishing it was different.  Stop worrying about numbers on a scale.  Stop negative self-talk.  Stop reading magazines that promote airbrushed models as … Continue reading Love your body, clean your closet

Minimalist jewelry box

Is your jewelry box overstuffed? Jewelry can be hard to minimize, because it really doesn't take up all that much space and it often has sentimental memories attached or may cause you feelings of guilt when you consider relocating it from your life.  Wedding rings, inherited jewelry, gifts from current or past partners, gifts from … Continue reading Minimalist jewelry box

Oh my god, shoes

How many shoes does a minimalist own? Minimalism isn't about having the absolute least amount of stuff that is humanly possible.  It's humanly possible to never leave the house ever and just go barefoot inside all the time.  No shoes and no socks. How minimal.  No, minimalism is having what you need and no more.  … Continue reading Oh my god, shoes

New closet, new rules

As described in an earlier post, Cleaning out the closet, I pared down my wardrobe to 50-ish items before moving from my mother's house to my own flat.  I am slightly ashamed to say that I did rescue one sweater from the purge pile, but I did add another shirt to the purge pile in … Continue reading New closet, new rules