Navigating Christmas Gifts as a Budding Minimalist

Exchanging Christmas gifts can be challenging for a fledgling minimalist, but by focussing on the purpose behind giving presents and using guidance from loved ones, you can reduce the anxiety and enjoy the process. Click through for more info.

Exchanging Christmas gifts can be challenging for fledgling minimalists, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. Every year it feels like Christmas sneaks up on me. Sure, I’m looking forward to the mince pies, hoping for snow, and eating my weight in Brussels sprouts by Hallowe’en, but it’s always sometime in November that I remember … [Read more…]

Preparing to Pack: Clothes

How to pare down and declutter your closet in preparation for moving to a new home

You may have seen me mention this on social media, but after living in Scotland for nearly a decade I’m moving back to Canada in December. Before we move, the Scotsman and I need to sort through the five years’ worth of belongings we’ve accumulated in our current home and decide what we want to … [Read more…]