How to Create a Minimalist Wardrobe

When most people first delve into the minimalist lifestyle, it is fairly common for them to make hard and fast rules about the sort of things they plan to have or not have in the home. They might consider “clutter” to be all the stuff laying around that makes their house look unkept and untidy and they think about what they can donate to various groups. As they learn more about this process though, they will realize clutter can include their wardrobe as well. All your clothes, neatly hanging in hangers and tucked away by the closet door, is a big source

3 Non-Toxic (& Cheap) Laundry Fresheners to Make or Buy

Get the scoop on laundry fresheners made without toxic artificial fragrances that are bad for your health. I once took part in a mock Febreze commercial. You know the one, where they show a teenager’s messy, stinky room and freshen it by spraying Febreze on everything? First I was blindfolded, then brought into a room that reeked of…Read the whole entry… » ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

Cleaning Products You Can Make Yourself

Our rivers and oceans are under constant threat from fertilizer and weed-kill chemicals that run off from treated soils, and from chemical cleaners and prescription medicines that are being disposed of in our household water supplies. As a result, the concept of green living has naturally progressed to green cleaning. Many of the ingredients needed for homemade cleaning products are probably in your kitchen cabinets right now. These recipes use vinegar, olive

35+ Things to Get Rid Of Right Now

Decluttering does not have to be be overly complicated. You may want to devote some time to decluttering and organizing without the time that it takes to Konmari everything. If you work from a list of easy hotspots and items to get rid of you can tackle those areas specifically

Haven Home Care Products GIVEAWAY!

Thank you to Petal & Post for sponsoring this giveaway! Now that Fall is here, I’m trying to get used to the fact that I’ll be spending more time inside. I’ll keep the windows open as long as possible to let fresh air circulate throughout my house but eventually I’ll have

3 Steps to Creating a Minimalist Kitchen

Less really is more, especially when it comes to practicing minimalism in the kitchen. And while there are hundreds of books and magazines that can steer you towards creating the ideal minimalist kitchen, the truth is that most of us don’t have the time or resources to spend on remodeling or even on purchasing new equipment. The good news is that practicing minimalism in the kitchen does not require that you spend big bucks. It’s all

Green Cleaning With Lavender Oil

Lavender is known as the swiss army knife of essential oils. It can be used for so many different things. This gorgeous regal flower is well known for its abilities to soothe (body and mind), help us find relaxation and calm, support sleep, and provide us with a fantastic flowery aroma. When a child is restless out comes the lavender. When my skin comes into contact with a hot pan in the kitchen, out comes the lavender. I