Day Eight – Minimalism Challenge

Onto a new week aka day eight. I am ditching a container of Tums which is as old as dirt (compost bin I guess?), an old mug, two Israeli CDS, a crappy CD, a pink poofy wash your body thingy, a book on the conflict of Israel & Palestine, and a bottle I attempted to …

Day Seven – Minimalism Challenge

Wow! One week complete today with The Minimalism Challenge and I still have heaps to go through and give away; this process is allowing me to actually “get it done”, rather than hem and haw as to whether or not I may have a use for something some day. Today, I am getting rid of …

Day Six – Minimalism Challenge

Today I am giving away two hookahs (aka Hubbly Bubbly), charcoal, tongs for the charcoal and two flavored tobaccos. Please note: this is not drug paraphernalia; it is a Middle Eastern custom to smoke flavored wet tobacco during or after a meal with a hookah or just to relax or socialize. One was a gift …

Day Three – Minimalism Challenge

I am going to keep it short and sweet today.  I am giving away a pair of earrings I have worn recently, but I do not like the way they look, a satin pillow case from Thailand with a broken zipper and a pillow without a case which in addition is an odd shape which has been sitting in …

Day Two – Minimalism Challenge

Today is Day Two of the Minimalism Challenge, and I have selected a Barbie doll to give away and a purse holder. When I was a little girl I was obsessed with Barbie dolls!  I had a mini suitcase which carried all of my Barbie dolls with a variety of clothing bursting through the plastic …

Minimalism Challenge

Something is going on globally, as I have never seen so many blogs and posts about living a more minimalistic lifestyle. Perhaps too many episodes of “Hoarders – Buried Alive” has inspired this new trend, but this is a fad I am really excited about and I am completely onboard with the theory of “less is more” …