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Being a Minimalist AND a Creator – New Art Prints

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There was a large period of my life where my first thought upon waking was “Where can I declutter today? What can I let go of?” This was before the great Marie Kondo came on the scene. At that time, my favorite books were The Joy Of Less and The Simple Living Guide. When I discovered these books […]

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A LOT of stuff went away

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When I’m stuck or close to a head explosion from TOO MUCH, a quick fix, for me, is to de-clutter. I adore the way I feel after I clean out a closet or a cupboard…  One day I went through my big hope chest, things I’d been saving since Kindergarten: photos, notes, haircut samples and […]

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Take A Moment: Chaos ~ & a new mini painting

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Hi there~ Recently, I asked the wise mamas on Facebook how they keep their homes out of Chaos. Here’s the scoop: small cleaning bursts throughout the day vs. a full day of cleaning; minimizing possessions to simplify (my personal fave); meal planning; cleaning one room per day; and also important: lowering our standards ~ sounds […]

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