Day 273 – Out with the Old

“Out with the old and in with the new.” -Anonymous “Tidying is the act of confronting yourself.” —Marie Kondo Let’s keep it simple today. With the seasons changing, most of us will be swapping out clothes in closets in preparation for fall/winter. This is an excellent time top donate clothing either that you didn’t wear inContinue reading “Day 273 – Out with the Old”

Day 210 – Cards

“Find joy in the little things this Christmas.” “The greatest gift of all this holiday season is a loving family and close friends.” “The most wonderful gift I can receive this Christmas is to celebrate with you.” You’ve seen it all by now, every card for Christmas, birthdays, *insert holiday here* has it’s heartfelt, cheesyContinue reading “Day 210 – Cards”

Day 205 – Adding Value

If it doesn’t add value, it’s waste” – Henry Ford “The best way to add value to yourself is by adding value to other people.” -John Maxwell So we talk a lot about the items we get rid of during our 360 in 365 challenge to declutter one item a day. Has it been helped?Continue reading “Day 205 – Adding Value”

Day 178 – Borrow and Return

“Today must not borrow from tomorrow.” – German Proverb Just a quick little blurb about borrowing today. We were lucky enough to borrow some items for our wedding from a friend for our wedding. It is now time to return these items. They were never our items but it was our responsibility to ensure theseContinue reading “Day 178 – Borrow and Return”

Day 174 – Living it up

“Life is short; live it up.” – Nikita Khrushchev Sometimes it’s just the simple things that make the best memories. Today, TJ and I went to A local brewery with two of our good friends and enjoyed some good music, pizza, and beer. We relaxed in our lawn chairs outside in perfect weather while enjoyingContinue reading “Day 174 – Living it up”

Day 171 – A Good Problem

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert Schuller “Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Amalia and I have run into a good problem. We are running out of things to get rid of. Why is this good? Because it means we are doingContinue reading “Day 171 – A Good Problem”

Day 139 – Less in More

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” -Socrates Happy Wednesday everyone, no real blog for today, just an item. We discussed yesterday about how we needed to lighten the load and it already feels better. Expect some random blogs or random sayings, with the normal daily post with an item to fulfillContinue reading “Day 139 – Less in More”

Day 133 – Bounce Back

“Last night took an L, but tonight I bounce back.” -Big Sean I figured today would be a good day to make a Big Sean reference for a few reasons. Amalia and I met with our DJ after work to go over songs for our upcoming wedding, which will feature at least one song byContinue reading “Day 133 – Bounce Back”

Day 83 – Say Yes to Less

“Whenever you say yes to something, there is less of you for something else. Make sure your yes is worth the less.” -Louie Giglio It’s rare that you find someone who is doing too much living. In fact, it’s usually the opposite, it’s usually too much work or too many busy things. It wears onContinue reading “Day 83 – Say Yes to Less”

Day 61 – Eliminating to add Space

The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today. -H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Today is another great to ask ourselves some questions. Below are two questions to reflect on. Q1: Is there a space that you have been meaning to declutter? Right now it’s the closets and the basement for me. There are soContinue reading “Day 61 – Eliminating to add Space”