KonMari: Komono (Part I)

Yes, I spelled that right. It’s not kimono – like the dress – it’s komono – like miscellany. The fourth step of the KonMari Method is probably the hardest. It certainly has been so far. Some might argue that the final step of sentimental items is the hardest for obvious reasons, but I would argue the sheer volume of komono makes this category the hardest. It is … Continue reading KonMari: Komono (Part I)

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Sense and Simplicity

I’ve been thinking a lot about simplicity lately. Lusting more than thinking really. Think pioneer, bare-bones furnishings and pulling back on expectations for me, my family, and my home. I know I’ve been posting a lot about Marie Kondo and her methods but it goes beyond that and it started long before I read her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. It’s no surprise that … Continue reading Sense and Simplicity

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Learning to Let Go

This blog isn’t meant to be all about KonMari and decluttering; but it is the thing I’m doing right now so you’re going to hear a lot about it. KonMari is about letting go of what doesn’t bring joy. Everywhere I turn in this season of my life, I am confronted with the challenge of letting go. Sometimes letting go means releasing something bad that’s … Continue reading Learning to Let Go