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Lush

Our old house (built in 1909) has plenty of built-ins. Built-ins are amazing architecturally; they also encourage inhabitants like us to stuff junk in some and display beautiful things in others. Liquor bottles are beautiful things and we have plenty of them. Neither of us are party animals by any means, our idea of a […]

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Toys

I have two amazing Boston Terriers. The oldest, Harley – very gentle, independent, sensitive, and intuitive. The youngest, Penelope – quite the opposite. She’s a rough and tumble type, but surprisingly dependent. She’s always at our feet, but isn’t that affected by the moods of those around her. Pretty ying and yang as a pair […]

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Shoes

Now that I’ve de-cluttered all that is digital in my life, my mission is to go through my possessions every day until I’ve filtered through them all. I plan on counting everything in order to bring to the very forefront of my mind how much stuff I truly have. I think I will be shocked, […]

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Inbox

There’s something really great about spending hours shopping for products online and bouncing back and forth between sites until you zero in on the best deal. A few days later, your purchase magically appears on your doorstep (not gonna lie, it’s kind of like Christmas)! No parking, no lines, no people bumping into your bags. […]

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Desktop

My Desktop was hideous. Scattered with random screen shots, pictures, documents, folders, and folders within folders (and in some cases, a folder within the folder within the folder). My background – a default that came on my laptop (purchased years ago). My hard drive was right in the middle of the screen – I could […]

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iPhone

Like most people with iPhones I’ve gotten carried away with applications. A food delivery app, a radio app, an Xfinity app, a Netflix app, an ESPN app, a Pandora app, an Amazon app, and Ebay app, a Zappos app, a budgeting app, a kettle bell app, a Nike Fuel Band app, several photo filter apps, […]

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Day 1: A Simple Start

Ok, so I’ve read a bunch of great essays on minimalism and I’ve achieved maximum motivation. But where does one start? Yesterday I looked around at all of my stuff and instantly felt overwhelmed. After 31 years of accumulation, there is literally a TON of stuff to go through. I was tempted to get a […]

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