30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 19

Books. I love books! All kinds of books. And we have a gazillion books around our home. Since the beginning of this challenge I’ve been thinking about – and dreading – going through our books to choose some to purge. Today I went through a couple of bookshelves. This stack of books came off one…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 18

Today I did something I was dreading; I cleaned out my bathroom drawers! Hair brushes, clips, ponytail holders, q-tips, and all kinds of other things I won’t mention. I threw a bunch of stuff away. I washed headbands and hair clips to donate. Some are quite pretty but I don’t wear them. I kept a…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 16

Sixteen kitchen gadgets, baskets, and serving dishes are going to the charity thrift store. I cleaned one drawer in the kitchen and found a few gadgets that are broken; I threw those away. I also found a few we never use; these will be donated. I also looked through the shelves and storage area of…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 15

How are you doing with the Challenge? Are you sticking with the plan? We are halfway there! If so, you’ve cleaned out, thrown out, sold, or donated …. let’s see… 1+2+3+4+5+6=21. 21+7+8+9+10+11+12+13+14+15= a bunch of stuff!! Don’t give up! Stay with me on this! Try tackling your home work space or desk. Do you have…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 14

I’m not sure I completely followed the rules of this 30 Day Challenge today. The idea is to minimize the amount of stuff you have in your house by removing things you don’t use or love. Well…I don’t love moldy food. So I think the fourteen things I got rid of today count. I cleaned…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 13

I love to play games. Especially strategy games! One of my favorite parts of homeschooling was playing games with my children and teaching them to think. We have a large collection of thinking and strategy games. Too many, in fact. So I went through the game cabinet and gathered some to give away. I’m keeping…