Minimalism and the Mindful Shopper

Yesterday, I went shopping.  I didn’t want to go, but my new little soccer players needed shin guards for their first games today.  Kohl’s department store loomed across the parking lot from Dick’s Sporting Goods.  I brought the 30% off coupon that arrived in the mail, just in case.   That coupon nearly burned a hole in my pocket until I could resist no longer. The thing is, I detest Kohl’s (rather, I detest myself in Kohl’s).  They lure you[Read more]

Saturday Minimalist Mission: Bedroom Closet Cupboards

They must have been calling out to me in my sleep, all of those unwanted and unused linens hovering over my closet, because when I woke up this morning, my foremost goal for the day was to clear out my bedroom closet cupboards. First, I cleared out everything from the cupboard space:  sleeping bags, sheet sets, comforters, toys (I hide the especially annoying offenders up there), and other linen-related items.  Then, I began to sort.  Can you believe that I[Read more]