What Minimalism Looks Like For Our Family

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Minimalism is a parallel topic that is important to us but that hasn't been addressed directly on Smallish much. My hesitancy to officially claim the term "minimalist" is mostly due to a ridiculous anxiety that we're not quite minimalists yet. I worry that if the Minimalism Police stepped through our door they'd slap us with ...

How to Start a Family in a Small Space

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Hello friends! I recently queried on Facebook for questions readers had for us about intentionally living small. You had some great thoughts! Today's post is a response to one dear friend who asked for advice on how to start a family in a small space. Also, I have several buddies who are pregnant right now 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 ...

How to Organize a Closet in 3 Simple Steps

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Hello friends! I hope you're having a great week. Today I'm thrilled to invite a friend and neighbor to guest post on Smallish. Molly Orendorff runs a personal organizing business called Simplify Your Stuff and is a fellow small-living enthusiast. She recently came over to help me make some sense of the closets and storage ...