KonMari Folding Fun

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how much I was influenced by Marie Kondo and her book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up.  It is a truly wonderful book and well deserving of the hype that surrounds it.   When I first read it, I was inspired to remove my out-of-season clothes from…

Not Shopping

I felt a great sense of satisfaction recently, when I completed my spring capsule wardrobe.   Not only had I a well-rounded set of clothes, that were favourites and functional, but I don’t need to go clothes shopping again until the next season approaches.  It’s not that I dislike shopping – very far from it –…

De-cluttering by season

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo is one of my favourite books and is invaluable in my ongoing journey to simplicity.  When I first read it, I did a wardrobe de-clutter and it was so satisfying.  I re-phrased ‘does it spark joy?’ to ‘does it add value?’ as it worked better for…

Spring 2017 Capsule Wardrobe

I’ve just created my spring capsule wardrobe.  It seems to have coincided with the tail-end of Storm Doris and cooler weather than we’ve been having recently, but so be it.  The excitement of packing away my winter wardrobe and planning my spring one leaves no room to angst about the weather. I have been doing…

Here we go…

Thank you for stopping by my blog which will contain some general musings on simplicity and how it can paradoxically result in a richer life.  I am not a practising minimalist but I aspire to greater simplicity in my life.  I want to get rid of the physical clutter to start unloading the mental clutter. …