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Downsizing Your Life

Are you thinking about downsizing in retirement? Or, have you perhaps already experienced the benefits of downsizing your life. Not so long ago, I reduced my possessions to 200 items and I have never felt better! You can too.

Suitcase Closet Clearing – or How I Got My Closet in Order
3 days ago

Suitcase Closet Clearing – or How I Got My Closet in Order

By  •  Lifestyle

No matter how often I clean out my closet, I always seem to accumulate more clothes than I ever need. Some old, some new, and most that I know I will never wear. Every time the season changes, I set a new goal of clearing out the excess…
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How to Align Your Home with Your Heart
2 weeks ago

How to Align Your Home with Your Heart

By  •  Lifestyle

Your home is intended to be your friend and safe place – comfortable and easy to be around, as well as a support to face the stress and tension beyond the front door. It is meant to be a personal, nourishing space where you…
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Downsizing Your Home as a 60+ Woman: Facing the Discomfort of Uncertainty
2 months ago

Downsizing Your Home as a 60+ Woman: Facing the Discomfort of Uncertainty

By  •  Lifestyle

The only thing in life that’s certain is death. Everything else is to the contrary. Now that’s not very comfortable for most of us. We tend to be most comfortable living with the illusion of certainty. I think one of the things that makes…
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Do Memories Make or Take Our Freedom?
3 months ago

Do Memories Make or Take Our Freedom?

By  •  Mindset

Lately, my friends have been decluttering their places and spaces. Good for them! Breaking FREE from our old stuff isn’t easy but it feels great when we do. It feels like a slice of freedom. Everything from closets and garages…
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Are You a Crafty Grandma? Here’s How to Keep Your Craft Materials Clutter Free
3 months ago

Are You a Crafty Grandma? Here’s How to Keep Your Craft Materials Clutter Free

Are you a knitter, quilter, or have some other crafting hobby that takes up substantial space in your home? Here’s what to do to keep your craft supplies under control so you can enjoy your hobby more. Read More

Feeling Is Believing: The Missing Key to a Home Sweet Home
3 months ago

Feeling Is Believing: The Missing Key to a Home Sweet Home

By  •  Lifestyle

Have you ever walked into a beautifully designed space, maybe your own, and sensed the “vibes” still weren’t right? Or maybe you feel like you don’t belong in your own home; that it doesn’t reflect the real you. Something is missing…
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Should We Still Be Controlled by Material Possessions After 60?
3 months ago

Should We Still Be Controlled by Material Possessions After 60?

Hard questions surface when you’re looking at leaving your home with a category four hurricane heading right for you. What do we take and what do we leave? These decisions are difficult to make under any circumstances but especially when stressed. Read More

How to Get Rid of Stuff When You Have a Hard Time Getting Rid of Stuff
4 months ago

How to Get Rid of Stuff When You Have a Hard Time Getting Rid of Stuff

By  •  Lifestyle

Whenever I tell people about our minimalist lifestyle they invariably say they love the idea but have a hard time letting go of stuff. My partner and I don’t really get…
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Honey, I Shrunk the World!
4 months ago

Honey, I Shrunk the World!

The master plan called for selling the family home once the last kid was out of high school and off to college. We’d both be over 60 and ready for the next chapter…
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8 Suitcases to My Name: My Extreme Downsizing Experience and What it Taught Me
4 months ago

8 Suitcases to My Name: My Extreme Downsizing Experience and What it Taught Me

I never expected to cry over a lost suitcase, but, this is exactly what I did when the airline told me that one of my 8 suitcases had gone missing. Now, this may sound like…
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