If you have been following my blog, you know that I’ve been working on decluttering my house to find contentment and a little bit of cash. I’ve been stalling quite a bit because I know there’s no money to be made from my old papers. Who really wants to go through piles and piles of… Continue reading KonMari-ing for…what am I doing?
For the next 30 days, I will start designing a simpler life. A few weeks ago, I started following a blog called No Side Bar. Since I completed Marie Kondo’s suggest of describing the lifestyle that I want, I have been wondering what it will take to achieve it. I was/am skeptical that tidying my home will… Continue reading New Month, New Goals: May 2016
I saw this on a friend’s Facebook page and it made me laugh. I actually had a vegan lunch and paid my electricity bill today. Neither brought me much joy. However I am grateful that I have food to eat and money to pay my bill. Gratitude is joy!
Once again, I have ignored Marie’s suggested order and skipped over papers for now. This week we had new faucets installed in our house because realized my son was not able to use two of the bathroom faucets and thus not washing his hands properly. He has been dealing with a nasty skin infection that… Continue reading KonMari-ing for Cash – Part 3
Marie Kondo’s first book “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” appeared in my library app today so I thought I’d read the book that got the tidying up cult movement started. So far, its much more of in-depth history of how she came up with her method (yawn). One quote of hers did speak to… Continue reading A little more magic, please?
Since I had relativity good success with books and some free time, I decided to move to clothes. Over the last few days, I have been “choosing to keep” certain clothing items and tossing the rest. I didn’t create a massive pile of clothes and dedicate my life to finding the joy in each. Instead,… Continue reading KonMari-ing for Cash – Part 2
It is crucial not only to tidy by category but also to follow the correct order, which is clothes, books, papers, komono (miscellany), and finally sentimental items. – Marie Kondo So yeah, I started with books for a few reasons. First, I have two children, a husband and very few books. By ignoring one of… Continue reading KonMari-ing for Cash