New 100 Items! 37 to 56

So far the 100 items list is moving very slowly… but not for the reasons you’d expect. When I started the lists, I diligently recorded every item I threw away. Not because I was being extremely organised, but because it was the only way I could get rid of items; in the back of my mind if I had listed and photographed them, it was OK to remove. Otherwise, no way. But now… it’s reached a stage of kind of “meh, bin it”. Although I definitely still have some emotional attachment to items, I feel like there has been a subtle diminishing over time.

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A Very Minimalist Birthday To Me! And to Him!

Back in September I turned 32, and him indoors turned 40 plus a bit more. Although I had dabbled around the minimalist vibe at Christmas last year, this year I decided to ramp it up a bit, as family and friends have started to get used to the whole idea. I kick started by looking through The Minimalists Gift-Giving guide, which helped with some inspiration for non-object related ideas.

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New 100 Items! 21 to 35

Whoop whoop whoop the living room is 95% done! And I have started on the back bedroom, which ended up with me getting rid of bit from the front bedroom to empty the two drawers under the bed… and that’s about it. Since the back bedroom is my Everest, I’m viewing this as an acclimatization period; you climb a bit, then rest, maybe go back down a bit, rest again, then maybe climb a bit again…¬†don’t judge me!

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