Category Archives: Minimalism

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

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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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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The Pillars of Cozy Minimalism Oh my gosh my friends! Welcome to another episode on the cozy minimalism podcast. In this episode I’m going to tell you about the pillars of cozy minimalism and if I counted them right, there are 10. If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram all of the things that I’m going to be talking about today are…

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how many ______ does a minimalist have? When I first started my journey to minimalism I would search for a magic list for each area I was going to tackle in my home.  “How many items does a minimalist have in their kitchen?” “How much makeup does a minimalist have?” “How many books does a minimalist have?” I spent hours scouring search engine,…

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I’m noticing an alarming trend amongst the minimalism movement and I had to write this. The problem is, a small group of people within the minimalist lifestyle movement have confused the minimalist design style, with pretty strict ideals and very clear guidelines, with minimalism as a lifestyle.  What is the design style? “Minimalist architecture became popular in the late 1980’s in London and…

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What Cozy Minimalism Is: To Each Their Home: Everyone has their own unique personal style that we help them to uncover. It’s a timeless style that transcends “trends”. We do not judge others homes because each home that falls into the cozy minimalist realm, is unique. Decluttering is Done in Stages: Most people can’t dedicate a shorter time frame to purge most of…

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Hey my friend! It’s Angie of Cozy Minimalism! Today, on this episode, we’re going to talk about how you can make minimizing a little bit easier by defining your values BEFORE you go in to do a fairly major purge. How It Helps When you minimize, after you define what’s important to you and what you value, it helps the process become a…

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