January Update: Where I’ve Been and What I’ve Been Doing

January has been quite a crazy month for me, and I have to admit, I haven't been able to dedicate as much time to blogging as I would have liked. Amid all the winter camp chaos and using my weekends to catch up on everything I wasn't able to do during the week, I had…

The Retail Detox: A Year Without Shopping

As I've gotten older, I've put more time into thinking about what I want my New Years Resolution to be, often considering how I want to challenge myself in the new year weeks before midnight strikes on January 1st. This year, I decided to challenge myself in a big way. I would give up shopping…

Leave the Clutter in 2018: Things to Get Rid of Before 2019 Begins

As one year turns to another, we are always seeking new ways to improve our lives in the new year. As I continue my Minimalism Challenge throughout December, I've been considering the things that everyone should consider cleaning out before the clock strikes midnight on January 1st, indicating the start of a new year.  Here…