• How to Downsize 101

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    I'm so excited to share a follow-up post by my mother-in-law. Jane is qualified to teach "How to Downsize 101" because she and her her husband George recently walked through their own strategic downsize (read the beginning of their story here).  You're going to appreciate this mix of personal story and practical advice... ___________________ I stood in ...

  • From Dream House to Downsized {Guest Post}

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    I am thrilled to share an original essay by my mother-in-law, Jane.   Jane and her husband George were lovingly supportive of our own decision to move into the Shoebox (and our decision to move out of it!) ;) In recent years they planned and implemented their own strategic downsize, although as you'll soon see, ...

  • On Organizing

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    Hello Smallishers! :D  I am SO SO excited to bring you a guest post from a dear friend of mine. Johanna and I went to college together, but it wasn't until after she moved out of state that we realized how much we have in common! Jo lives in a smallish house with her husband and two young ...

  • To the Mom Who Lives in a Small Home

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    This goes out to all the moms (or dads!) out there who live in a small home... {Spoiler alert! This is an excerpt from a post for the Colorado Springs Moms Blog. Click here to read the whole thing.. :) } This goes out to all the moms out there who live in a small home... and ...

  • The Gift Of Presence {Guest Post on Becoming Minimalist}

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    Minimalism, at its heart, is focusing time, energy and resources towards more important aspects of life. For most people, this intentional fixation results in a widespread clearing of clutter. “Life clutter” may take on many forms: physical belongings, technological fillers (such as alarms or apps), non-life-giving calendar items, even unhealthy relationships. The beauty and allure of minimalism ...

  • On Wearing a Maternity Capsule Wardrobe

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    Howdy! Have you heard about the "capsule wardrobe (Project 333)"? The idea of wearing only a small collection of basic, classic, interchangeable essentials is taking the web by storm. Also related is the more restrictive personal uniform—wearing exactly the same thing every day. Many high profile, highly influential people are said to use a personal ...