Here you’ll find practical strategies to owning less, along with insight into what happens in the heart when we ditch the excess and turn our attention toward what matters most.


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Minimalist Packing List: 12 Days in Europe as a Family of 5

Inside: Here you’ll find our packing lists, itinerary, highs, lows, and lessons learned as we traveled lightly for 12 days in Europe. * Packing Like a Minimalist My kids and…

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Why Now May or May Not Be the Best Time to Declutter

“I’d rather schedule a surgery than ever move again.” These were the words of my dear friend and frequent mover. They say moving is one of the top life stressors a…

How to Maintain a Clutter-Free Home

Inside: Decluttering your home is one thing, but maintaining it is next level. Here are 5 strategies to help you maintain a clutter-free home. I wouldn’t call myself a “runner”…

Marie Kondo Embraces Messy Minimalism

Inside: Marie Kondo Embraces Messy Minimalism! Read about how Tidying Up guru, Marie Kondo, has evolved her approach to decluttering and organizing to embrace a more realistic style of minimalism.…

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5 Items I Decluttered for Good

Inside: Here you’ll get an inside look at 5 items I decluttered for good after going minimalist. Today marks exactly six years since I went minimalist. In one serendipitous Wednesday…

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My 8 Favorite Reads of 2022

Inside: Here you’ll find a list of my favorite books I read over the last year. It’s that time of year again! Every year, since the beginning of Abundant Life…

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