Saturday, April 21, 2018

Does a Minimalist Need a Mood Tracker?

I tried a mood tracker app for 40-some days. Daylio is a mood tracker and a micro diary.

Friday, April 13, 2018

8 Tips for Successful DIY Chalkboard Mugs

I’ve read so many chalkboard paint fail stories that I wanted to post a demo with some how-to tips. Mugs are super popular, and that’s what this demo is, but dessert plates (like painting the rim), and glass storage (as in painting on labels) are fun ideas, too. Here are my eight tips.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Spring Goals

It’s spring! That means it’s time for me to declare my spring goals. But first, back in December of last year, I declared my goals for the first twelve weeks of 2018, so I should fess up to whether or not I achieved them.:-)

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Emotional Self-Care for Minimalists

I spent twelve weeks exploring unfussy, inexpensive, emotional self-care regimens. I offer my thoughts not as an egocentric exercise but as a post that may spark ideas for others who seek simple, budget-friendly ways to decompress.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Home Repairs and Self Respect (and snow!)

There’s something about a DIY home repair that makes you more appreciative of your home and gives you a sense of earned self respect and confidence.


Tuesday, March 13, 2018

I Fell Off the Ibotta Wagon

Using Ibotta means earning money for things you would have bought anyway, right? So why did I delete my account? And what does it have to do with minimalism?