Buy Nothing But Consumables – Round 3

Buy Nothing But Consumables – Round 3

Each year for the past three years I’ve done a Buy Nothing But Consumables Challenge with myself and in my groups. The basic rules are simple: “CONSUMABLES – For one month, only allow “consumables” to enter your house. For example: purchasing food, shampoo, toothpaste, would be OK (anything that can be used up), whereas new […]

January Challenge – Buy Nothing But Consumables

January Challenge – Buy Nothing But Consumables

For the month of January (or a time of your choice), we take on the challenge to buy nothing but consumables. “CONSUMABLES – For one month, only allow “consumables” to enter your house. For example: purchasing food, shampoo, toothpaste, would be OK (anything that can be used up), whereas new clothes, dishes, trinkets would *not* […]

What’s Inside?

What’s Inside?

I love the doors of France and Spain. They invite one to feel welcome with the variety of colors, textures and ancient archways into another place. One of the things I’m doing as I continue my “inner Camino” at home is looking at what I hoped to accomplish in walking my 2017 Camino. I don’t […]

Why I Love an Annual Declutter

Why I Love an Annual Declutter

Okay, so maybe I’m not as hip as Ryan Nicodemus, who had his packing party and decluttered mostly in one fell swoop. I love decluttering in layers. Yes, lots of gentle to deep layers. It all began when I retired in 2012. I went from a woman with lots of money, but no time – to […]