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Book review – Goodbye, Things by Fumio Sasaki

I’ve heard a lot of really good things about this book and it’s positive take on minimalism, so I was really shocked and disappointed by some of the assumptions the Sasaki made. While I believe that his intentions were good … Continue reading

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Book review – Chasing Slow by Erin Loechner

As noted on the author’s website, Chasing Slow is about “slowing down, about stripping the excess, about refusing to amass in a world that shouts for more”. In other words, it’s about simplifying your life and minimizing your possessions. What … Continue reading

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Hope brings things

I made this note months ago: Re. minimalism: Hope brings things you hope you’ll use things, you hope you’ll have friends over for games nights, you hope you’ll sew the pattern, etc.  But those hopes may not be who you … Continue reading

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Minimalism versus frugality

I’ve been thinking about the idea of minimalism and the practice of frugality. Having recently made the decision to avoid keeping things “just in case,” I’m still trying to work out the kinks in my new approach to keeping things. But, … Continue reading

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January declutter

I moved my bed out of my bedroom for a couple of days (because of some minor but messy repairs). As my sofa is pretty uncomfortable to sleep on, I just set my bed up in my living room. Having the bed, … Continue reading

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Weeding my TBR books

When I wrote the other days’s post about some of the tbr (to be read) books I recently acquired, there were more books in my tbr pile than I could read in a year. I had been hoarding (yes, I used … Continue reading

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The living room and dining area

As mentioned in a few previous posts, I’m working on fixing up my space to look less sparse and more cozy. The first room I tackled is the bedroom. Then, I tackled the living/dining space. This is how it used to … Continue reading

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The bedroom

As mentioned in a few previous posts, I’m working on fixing up my space to look less sparse and more cozy. The first room I tackled was the bedroom. I started with it because I thought it would be a quick fix and … Continue reading

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To move or not to move, revisited

The other day, I wrote about how I was feeling regret over renewing my lease this year (despite the fact that it made logical sense). Afterwards, I took to Pinterest and my decor journal (yes, I have a separate journal for … Continue reading

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To move or not to move

Every year, I have the same dilemma: should I move or stay? It’s a hard decision to make because I have to make it at a point in the year when I dislike my apartment the most. For about 4 … Continue reading

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