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How to Have a Merry Christmas, How to Have Happy Holidays

7 simple practices to make your minimalist holiday season happy! Sometimes it’s hard to be a minimalist in this holiday season. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful this season, that will help fill your energy reserves up… look to cultivate joyful moments rather than try to buy your way to connection this year.   ***Now, I need to start this…

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 Who’s Talking in Today’s Podcast? I (Angie) am sitting down with Allison Hoxie, someone I met through the Cozy Minimalism community on facebook. I saw how amazingly smart she was so I offered her a position working right beside me on Cozy Minimalism last year for a bit. We quickly became friends and I just love picking her brain and she always has…

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The Problem is a Double-Edged Sword On one hand, we are spending extra time at home, which requires us to make it feel good. Because you all know I preach “If your home isn’t serving you, make sure it isn’t draining you.” And for some of us, clutter is draining and anxiety causing. On the other hand, there’s no obvious places for clutter…

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I was speaking to a group of moms recently and we were chatting about toddlers and their uncanny way of loving all.the.things. Most toddlers have a struggle with choosing their favorite stuffy because they all have feelings. Some even go as far as saving garbage or scraps. You may even have an older kid that struggles with attachments to their things. I’m going…

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“Collect the things you love, that are authentic to you, and your house becomes your story.”~ Erin Flett I love that minimalism is this for me. Did you know I have a collection of vintage and antique cameras? I sure do! It sparks a reminder in me, of my love of photography. I will have that spark and head out to capture random…

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Ever feel like you are just moving the clutter from one location to another? Does it usually end up in a catch all space? A place where you  by

Simmer Pots are the answer if you ever wondered how to make your home smell great without harsh chemicals. Add the ingredients to a pot and simmer on low for a few hours. The smell permeates your whole home. You know I don’t blab on in my blog posts… so I’m going to share my favorite recipes with you. You’re welcome. My Go-To…

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The Importance of an Entryway (that supports you). Your entryway is a powerhouse in your home. In fact, it’s one of the primary spaces that I suggest my clients focus their initial efforts on. It’s the place you enter first from the outside world.  Functionally, it would store your keys, wallet, shoes, hats, outerwear, etc. This space is supporting you and the life…

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Hey again, my friend! Angie here! Have you ever felt like you’re constantly cleaning your house or you’re running around behind everyone else making a mess in your home? Well, let me tell you, from experience, I feel your pain! I have brought in a very special guest today, and this show is a little bit longer than usual, but I have one…

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Hey again, my friend! Angie here! In this episode I’m going to walk you through a subject that’s likely keeping you from letting go of items in your home. I’m also going to give you some tips to help you bust through this way of thinking. Sunk Cost Fallacy This is an economic term that has to do with us essentially tormenting ourselves…

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