Tag Archives: downsizing

Niche Design & Decluttering Workshops

Two years ago I downsized from a 2-bedroom bungalow to a tiny house on wheels. A year ago I downsized again to a 12-ft diameter yurt and embarked upon My 200 Things Challenge. These days I live in a 130 … Continue reading

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Taking Stock Without Stocking Up

One of the things I could really relate with as I read The 100 Thing Challenge book (on my Kindle, of course!) was the chapter about how we often own many different items that serve similar purposes because none of … Continue reading

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Getting All My Docs in a Row

As I explained in Strategizing Digitizing, my New Year’s Resolution is to go paperless. After conducting my New Year’s Re-Inventory yesterday and realizing that I’m over on My 200 Things Challenge I decided to get to work. I was a … Continue reading

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Just Stuff

This time of year, as we consider what we are thankful for, I realize that this year I’m grateful that my relationship with stuff has shifted to make more room for people. To help you understand what I mean, let’s … Continue reading

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Inventorying & Packing Up

Since I knew I’d be moving twice this summer I figured the first move would give me a chance to do an inventory and the time in a new space would help me to evaluate what I really use. I’m … Continue reading

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Haunted by Unfinished Business

Moving is a great time to start The 100 Thing Challenge since you have to handle most of your stuff anyhow. But it is amazing how easy it is to just move that box/bin/tote/bag (again!) without actually taking a look through … Continue reading

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Upsizing from a Tiny House to a Cottage

It feels strange to be living in a whopping 600 square feet this summer after spending last summer downsizing to live in a tiny house on wheels. It’s not as though I’m bouncing around in an empty box with my … Continue reading

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You Know Those Boxes in the Garage?

The ones you never unpacked from the last move? I don’t have any of those! Hooray! Today I unpacked my belongings into the tiny house and all my thoughtful consideration as I downsized seems to have paid off. The goal … Continue reading

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