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DAY 7 - UNDER THE SINK⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Now, this has to be the cupboard of doom in most kitchens as I have come across many cleaning product hoarders. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We get so sucked up into the cleaning product aisle in the shops that we tend to forget what we have back at home OR we see a very captivating advert OR @mrshinchhome has recommended it... BUT WAIT... You only really need FOUR good cleaning products. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✅ All-Purpose Cleaner like @methodproducts ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✅ Mirror & Window Cleaner like Dettol Disinfectant Spray⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✅ A thick cream cleaner like CIF (Handy Andy)⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ✅ Thick Bleach⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ - Always have window or mirror cloths and multiple surface clothes ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ - Remember to keep all cleaning products away from heat as this manipulates formula and could possible make it harmful.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ - When clearing out your under the sink cupboard, check the expiry dates of the cleaning products as they may way past the best before dates.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ - If you can put your dishwasher/laundry tablets into a tub then do that. Makes access so much easier⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Please share your BEFOREs & AFTERs, tag me and add this hashtag to your pictures #30daysoforganisation OR slide them into my DMs.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ •⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #theproductivelifestyleco #sevenoaks #kent #simplifyyourlife #simplify #decluttering #declutter #declutteryourlife #clutterfreeliving #simpleliving #livewithless #stressless #organisingtips #getorganised #professionalorganiser #tidy #homeorganiser #kitchen #kitchenorganisation #organisedkitchen #cleaningproducts #homeorganisation #homeorganisationservices #simpleorganising #Ikea #storagesolutions #underthekitchensink #cleankitchen


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How do you decide what to keep and what to let go of? These days have put a pause on my purging, as you can imagine. Instead, I've been listening to what calls to me during the days at home. I don't want a long list of to do. I don't want to have a million things to clean. I don't want to go through my closet to organize it, again. I don't even want to read that stack of magazines I still have. I do want to read books, to write, to just be. Yesterday, I took the time to clean my book shelves, pulled everything out, dusted, wiped them down and put *most* things back. But before putting those things back - I read some, flipped through the pages. I reminded myself why I keep all the books. I really do like them and it made me happy to spend a few hours reading a chapter here, a quote there. Remember: if you keep it, use it.


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Life imitates Art: “Destiny” by John William Waterhouse (1900). Day 10 of lockdown. . Waterhouse's painting shows a young woman raising a glass to her mouth in a farewell toast for the departing warriors. She appears lost in her thoughts. Beside her is a large round mirror in which the viewer can see the reflection of a large, rather ornate globe and two ships sailing out to sea. Yet the reflection is confusing and does not appear to be totally accurate. Some writers have suggested that the mirror may reflect a vision of the future - an idea which is supported by the title of the painting, Destiny. . . . . . . #gratitudejournal #buylesschoosewell #qualitynotquantity #fewerbetterthings #makeitlast #livewithless #lessismore #consciousconsumer #wearwhatyouhave #subtlyinspired #shopyourcloset #wearyourcloset #lowbuy #lowbuy2020 #metanywhere #outfitrepeater #lessismore #buyless #buylessbuybetter #buylesschoosewell #mettwinning #whatimwearing #tussenkunstenquarantaine #showoffyourcloset #arthistorynerd #yellowdress #fashionisart #artedportraits #monochromeathome #makeitfashion #arthistoryfashion #salockdown


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Seriously soaking up all the online classes available. This surge of classes online has made it more accessible for me to find community. Pre-pandemic I couldn’t risk going out very often because it wasn’t a controlled environment. Before going anywhere I have to think of the acoustics, type of music, level of volume, light, duration, number of people, type of attendees, particular activity, etc. I know this has all been quite the ride so far but it really has made some things a bit more accessible for those with preexisting conditions. And I hate to admit it, because of all the pain, loss, confusion + frustration everyone is experiencing during this time, but a part of me likes that people have a bit more of a understanding of the hardships I’ve experienced due to the isolation that I’ve been forced to sit with for a year & half now. Friendships have fallen away, those that haven’t are strained, and a lack of physical + social connection has left me feeling quite alone & hopeless. I often feel voiceless still despite what I have shared here before and having created a little PCS community. Yes, these are terrible times but it’s also a time to find clarity as to how we need grow + evolve into a more, compassionate, accessible world. This is a little snippet of my point of view + I recognize that we all have a story, as well as unseen and/or understood barriers that we face each day on our own. Please know that I am aware of my privilege—no shame or judgment welcomed— but that I share my perspective to only shed light on those who have preexisting health issues. However, if we share how we are coping, and try to put words to how we are feeling, it will not only inspire others to step out of their fear + share, but it will also provide the understanding required to cultivate authentic connection during this renaissance. I choose to believe this to be a renaissance. It’s time embrace the overwhelming sense of displacement and get creative with our solutions. Please share in the comments if you feel safe to do so. If not, Slide into my dms— I’m always up for a chat. Happy Sunday, lovers. 💕 #healinghumanity #thesearemyconfessions #postconcussionsyndrome


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In times like this I’m clingy to any sense of normalcy we can find. Please know wherever you are that your feelings are valid. You are not alone. You are valuable as a person just the way you are. You are capable. Sending all the love I can to each of you 💕✌🏼


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Hat's off 👒🎩🧢 to this cute entryway! ⁠ ⁠ Absolutely loving the soothing neutrals, chic mirror and functional hooks in this pic from @organizarteomm. I'm even thinking about adding a shelf in my entryway. ⁠ ⁠ What trends are you inspired by? Are you attempting any DIY projects while you're home right now? ⁠ ⁠


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Care. Empathy. Share. Calm. Resilience. The core values of humanity right now. Beautiful words to guide us. #reachformoreblog #anintentionallife #balancedliving #livewithless #corevalues


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As a recovering perfectionist/ control freak, this rings especially true 😉


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This is me checking @gocleanco’s IG cleaning highlights and getting way too excited to clean my home. Seriously though, I had binge watched #TigerKing and had nowhere to go... what could the fill the void after Joe Exotic + Carol? Unexpectedly, bleach + water + tide 😂 [if you know, you know]. I’ve started deep cleaning and I’m 1 kitchen and 1 bathroom down with so much more left to go but it’s oh so satisfying. Also, we have accumulated WAY TOO MUCH stuff AGAIN, and the constant “tidying” was giving me unnecessary anxiety. As I clean, I’m purging and editing our lives, ruthlessly, and it feels so good. Plus, the cleaning + organizing is an nice mindless distraction. Also, this not an ad... just a note from a needtobebusy-WFH-homeschool mom on day 22 of #socialdistancing. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Ps. Don’t come at me for using a little bleach right now, Carol. ✌🏽


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Well, needless to say March was the longest decade ever. The social distancing and quarantine has created a new norm for us all. But I haven’t let that get in the way of my goals. The amount of debt I have keeps going down and the fact that I can’t go out anywhere is helping as well. Here’s hoping April allows me to take this amount down a bit more than normal. And remember #stayhome #stayhealthy #staysafe my friends!


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Guaranteed to bring a smile to all those around you ✨ also available in red 😍


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🏡 Home has NEVER been more important than it is right now. ⁣ Office...⁣ Classroom...⁣ ...Haven⁣ ...Refuge⁣ ⁣ A priceless privilege.⁣ ⁣ There’s so much out of our control during this pandemic. Those of us who are not on the front lines are hunkering down, cocooning in our homes.⁣ ⁣ Now more than ever your home needs to be set up to serve you.⁣ ⁣ ✔️ An organized kitchen that’s ready for making meals⁣ ⁣ ✔️ Rooms that flow and serve multiple purposes ⁣ ⁣ ✔️ Streamlined kid stuff that gets used and loved (and doesn’t take over the rest of the house)⁣ ⁣ ✔️ A peaceful bedroom where you can retreat and recharge ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ These things can be the difference in ending the day worn out and weary or tired but grateful. ⁣ ⁣ 👉🏽 Any time or money to invest in creating a functional space will pay off exponentially right now.⁣ ⁣ A little more calm, ease and joy in your home is 💯 worth the effort. ⁣ ⁣ Having a home you LOVE that loves you back is not vanity...it’s essential. 💕 ⁣ ⁣ #decorfixhome #decorcoach camera 📸: @megwhitephoto


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Day 4 of the #minimalist30daychallenge #books , each series I would read I’d get an attachment to it and therefore feel the need to actually collect the series. One of my best friends absolutely loves twilight and does not have the box that which does constitute as 4 books, so they will move on to a home that will appreciate them! #minimalist #theminimalists #minimalistfashionisto #declutter #livesimply #organization #minimalist #minimalism #minimalistlifestyle #minimaliststyle #wannabeminimalist #cleartheclutterandbreathe #thedeclutteredlife#livewithless #getorganized #decluttermylife #declutteryourlife #decluttering #clutterfree #declutteryourhome #declutteringmylife #declutteringtips #cleartheclutter#lovepeopleusethings #makeroomforwhatmatters #makeroom


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Statement Sunday. We hope the tips we shared with you over the last week will help you accomplish at least one goal while you’re at home. Have a beautiful Sunday. xo, ReVive


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If we let it, this could be a time where we really sit down and determine, for ourselves, what we value and what we don't. What do we TRULY need and what are the things others have told us we need over the years? How do we want to spend our time and what are the things that TOOK our time?⁠ ⁠ We often talk about a "new normal" like it's a bad thing. What if it's the best thing to ever happen to us?⁠ ⁠ 🖤🖤🖤


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Baking cupcakes at 9am is part of our new normal. While being stuck inside right now getting creative has been the name of the game. The kids are too young to understand what exactly is happening, but it’s my job as their mom to stay positive. I’m very excited to share I’ve partnered with H-E-B to kick off a positive and uplifting initiative that is so so important right now here in the heart of Texas. #TexansHelpingTexans . . Let’s get real, I know I’m not the only one who is tired of seeing so much negativity fill these tiny squares. Let’s work together and fill instagram with positivity, sharing activities we do with our kids, and ways to help others while social distancing. Help your fellow Texans thrive during this time of uncertainty. We can grow from this together. . . Join the movement and use the hashtag. #TexansHelpingTexans - and let @heb know. #sponsored


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⁣4Things of Gratitude 4.4.20 (a day late)! ⠀ ✳our traeger smoker⠀ ⠀ ✳bonfires ⠀ ⠀ ✳people who love and care about me ⠀ ✳warmth from the sun


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Live with less. . . . #quarantena #coronavirus #livewithless


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Dream big. Live simply. ⁣ —————————⁣⁣ Feel free to share our quotes, but please always credit @theminimalists and @minimalismlife.


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Guess what? Even a Professional Organiser needs to spend time getting organised! (Who’d’ve thunk it?). Today I spent all day (no kidding, I’ve been in here since 10am!) sorting through all of our paperwork and created the most organised filing system I’ve ever had! I feel sooooo much better for having done this. Now I know where everything is and come tax time I’ll be ready to go! Our filing cabinet got a makeover too (no photos, sorry!) with clearly labeled categories and files. Each folder and file is categorized internally too. Yep, the label maker got a good workout today. I absolutely love what I do. Now for a glass of wine! #theurbanorganiser #professionalorganiser #professionalorganizer #professionalorganisermelbourne #workfromhome #worklife #officeorganization #organisedoffice #getorganised #aplaceforeverything #sortedandorganised #allsorted #stayhome #tidyup #storagesolutions #staythefuckhome #getitdone #labeleverything #bayside #homeorganizer #homeorganizing #lovewhatido #lovewhatyoudo #livewithless


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. Setuju gak dengan kata2 diatas, minna san? Dengan kita praktek in minimalisme, kita jadi tau, ternyata, kita itu butuh nya cuma sedikit yaaa? Eh, iya nggak sih? Atooo cuma buicha aja nih yang merasa? Wihihihi. . Pada saat #stayathome #dirumahaja kayak gini, kalo buicha bener2 jadi tau, barang2 apa yang sangat sering dipake, kurang sering dipake, ato malah jarang kepake. 😖 Setelah beberapa tahun berminimalis ria, masih ada juga barang yang nggak terpake? Ulala.. . Well, mungkin aslinya kita butuh barang2 itu ya memang cuma sedikit aja yaaa... . Saat2 banyak tinggal di rumah begini, cocok dipake evaluasi apa aja yang buicha punya dan sering kepake harian.. Mulai betul2 disadari. Disimpen yang kepake2, masukin kerdus/kontainer yang memang nggak kepake lagi. Gimana dengan minna san? Sempet nggak evaluasi jenis dan barang di rumah masing2? 😁 . . . . . . . . . . #minimalism #lessstuff #lessismore #minimalistmom #minimalismwithkids #motherhoodsimplified #clutterfree #cutterfreeliving #keepitsimple #livewithless #seekthesimplicity #homeorganization #gayahidupminimalist #hidupminimalis #minimalistlifestyle #simpleliving #minimalistindonesia #sustainableliving #sparkjoy #minimalistquotes


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The shop that we buy our weekly produce from has brown paper bags to put your fruit and veg in. Every week mum goes to the shop and uses new paper bags. I know that they are recyclable and biodegradable, but it still feels like a waste. So, I have spent time flattening and folding a range of different sized bags that she can reuse each week. In the world's current situation hygiene is more important that anything else, therefore using our own bags rather than those touched by others is a simple thing that could make a difference. It is the little things that make the biggest impact in the long run, so what little things can you do to help the environment?💚 * #shopping #shoplocal #shop #shopsmall #shopsustainable #shopsustainably #vegan #veg #fruit #fruitandveg #downtoearth #livewithless #lifestyle #youngblogger #tinyhousecommunity #zerowasteliving #zerowasteuk #zerowaste #zerowasteeurope #zerowastelife #zerowastehome #sustainablefuture #sustainability #sustainablepackaging #sustainableliving #sustainablelifestyle #sustainable #sustainabilitymatters #wastefreeliving #Wales


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The Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against unnecessary traveling to all countries until at least June 15th. At first this applied to all traveling until April 14th, but it has thus been extended. We were supposed to travel to Legoland in Denmark on June 13th. This means that our trip is canceled. We kind of knew this would happen with the corona situation and Denmark closing the borders. We will contact Legoland Billund and hope to be able to reschedule to next year instead. Our children are obviously disappointed but at the same time they understand why you should not travel now. We look forward to traveling to Denmark in the summer of 2021 instead. 🇸🇪🇩🇰❤️


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Today I will put on human clothes. I will, I will, I will 🙈 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ _______________________ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #slowliving #livewithless #sustainableliving #simpleliving #wellbeing #ethical #thrifting #plasticsucks #lifestyle #stilllife #lowimpact #reducereuserecycle #slowmade #slowlife #purposefullliving #livethelittlethings #wastefreeplanet #theartofslowliving #minimalistliving #zerowasteliving #seekthesimplicity #light #alittlebeautyeveryday #momentsofmine #thatsdarling #aquietstyle #minimalism #renolife #homerenovation #chasinglight


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Last chance to enter Care Package giveaway 👉 Entries close midnight TONIGHT!⠀ ⠀ This week we are giving away a care package to someone in need #coronavirusaustralia⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀ To enter simply tag someone below if:⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀ 👉 They lost their job⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👉 They contracted the virus or isolating alone⠀⠀⠀⠀ 👉 They continue working in health care or other public service job to keep Australians alive and healthy⠀ ⠀ #exposednaturals


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Eating out means eating breakfast on the balcony, nowadays 😅 but I don’t mind. A sunny balcony, strawberries for breakfast. When I’m offline I like to read and I now realize I’m not taking enough time to read in the ‘no-lockdown-days’. Currently reading H.P. Lovecraft, known for his stories about Cthulu. It’s really awesome but a little bit difficult (it’s old-english). E-books would be more sustainable but I just love to hold and smell a regular book, so I swap them or buy them at good will. I bought this one as a collectors item and it will take me a little while to finish it 😂 did you pick up any old hobbies now we have to stay at home? ✨ have a wonderful sunday!


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There would be days when you can’t find any sense of fitness motivation at all. Don’t worry. You’re not alone! 😉


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The boys and I have had fun the last 2 days creating this Easter egg pinata. We used only what we had in the craft box. It kept us entertained and quiet for hours. Can't wait for Easter Sunday to have a wack. Hope your day was relaxing but productive like ours. #pinata #easter #eastereggs #craft #colour #cantwait #creatingmemories #usewhatyouhave #usereuse #spendtimewithfamily #kidscrafts #kids #Sunday #weekend #lifestyle #declutter #organised #organising #organiseyourhome #bella_abode #Illawarra #helensburgh #happiness #southcoastnsw #livewithless #lifeorganised #minimalistic #sparkjoy #motivation #memories


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Sunrise over Long Mountain- when I’m up before the birds I feel like I’ve won the day. 🌅


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Going to try to make more of an effort to take + share photos of our home. While we aren’t completely finished our renos there are lots of aspects I can share - so if you like our style, please do follow along by liking or commenting on posts! 🥰 - This is our reclaimed brick feature wall in our family room (TV wall). 💕 - - - #minimalist #minimalistic #minimalista #minimalife #minimallifestyle #lessismore #livewithless #minimalistmovement #minimalistmum #interior_design #interior_and_living #interior_and_home #reclaimedbrick #mystylemyway #interiorstyled #interiorstyling #livingroominspo #living_room #greyandpink #flowerstagram #flowerslovers #flowersoftheday #peonies #peonyporn #pink #blush #blushcrush #modernfarmhouse #beautifulblooms #neatinteriors


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. Karena manusia, mengingat dengan matanya. . Makanya, yg tidak terlihat, seringnya terlupa. . Misalnya Tuhan... atau perasaannya sendiri. . .


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This is it. Our entire world during the stay-at-home order. 22 days so far...no telling how many more to go. ⁣ ⁣ My wife @merbrooke and I are sooooo grateful that 1) we upgraded from a studio to this one bedroom last year; 2) that we have floor to ceiling windows on the north, east, and south facing walls of our home; and, 3) that we truly enjoy each other’s company. ⁣ ⁣ (I mean I‘ve seen “The Shining” and it doesn’t end well for that couple.)⁣ ⁣ This space provides plenty of room for the two of us thanks to our commitment to essentialism. We spent much of today making our home even more lockdown comfortable. We did a bit of rearranging, a bit of decorating, even ordered ourselves a @onepeloton bike. It’s been a lovely Saturday together despite the circumstances. ⁣ ⁣ I imagine most everyone is doing the same. Trying to avoid contracting COVID-19 by staying home and doing the best we can to make the best of such a scary situation. ⁣ ⁣ From my family to yours, I hope you are finding ways to be as comfortable and healthy as humanly possible. We are in this together. STAY HOME! 🏡


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Hated this... it brings out the uneven texture of skin, accentuated imperfections and brings out tiny bumps which didn't exist before using this!!! 🥵🥵🥵 #caudalie #glycolic #glycolicmask #peeling #facepeel #facemask #skincare #empties #decluttered #useshitup #useitup #useyourstash #lifewithless #livewithless #skincareempties #projectpan #projectpanner #projectpanning #teamprojectpan #projectpancommunity


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I have been so consumed lately by media and news coverage that I’ve completely fallen off of my writing routine. The world is never gonna benefit from my anxiety and worry...but maybe it’ll help to reduce some damn Amazon packaging :-p . . . #linkinbio👆 #zerowasteliving #zerowastelifestyle #livewithless #lesswaste #zerowaste #zerowastehome #zerowastelife #lowimpactmovement #lowimpact #progressnotperfection #lessplastic #sustainability #gogreen #green #sustainable


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Head over to @emmablockillustration to learn more about the beautiful illustrations in the #project333book. 💕


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This time is so confusing for my mental health. On the one hand, I’m so grateful — my family is healthy and together, we haven’t lost any income, and it’s incredible to see my kids playing together all day long (even if there is approximately zero school work getting done.) On the other hand, I’m so conscious that any of those things can change at a moment’s notice. It feels impossible to plan or prepare for the future when there are so many uncertainties. I alternate between wanting to hoard cash and wanting to be debt free, with a little bit of YOLO overspending thrown in to the mix. I play every possible scenario over and over in my mind and check my bank accounts daily and nothing makes me feel prepared or ready for the future. The anxiety is real right now. 😬 #debtfreecommunity #debtfreejourney #7babysteps #livewithless #financialfreedom #financialpeace #debtfreedom #livelikenooneelse #budgeting #daveramsey #debtfreeliving #frugalliving #personalfinance #debtsnowball #millennialmoney #moneyhabits #debtfree #liveonabudget #savemoney #frugalmama #frugal #actyourwage #llnoe #momonabudget


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Today is Sunday, (just incase some of you have lost track) and for most a time for rest. Today I'm going to do things that relax and make me happy. I'm debating between some knitting, colouring in, yoga, baking finishing off a craft project with the boys and reading. If I play my cards right I could do it all. But one thing I would like you all to do today, to prep for tomorrow's challenge, is to collect everyone's white socks and anything else that has a stain (keeping your whites separate from other colours) and soak them with your stain remover of choice over night. Just remember to keep the buckets out of reach of children. Enjoy your day and remember to have fun. #Sunday #weekend #lifeorganised #less #livewithless #peterwalsh #lifeorganised #konmariemethod #lessclutter #knitting #colouring #baking #coffee #declutter #organised #craft #yoga #havefun #rest #timewellspent #tidy #sutherlandshire #shire #illawarra #northernillawarra #helensburgh #happiness #southcoastnsw #coalcoast #wollongong #Sydney


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SOUND ON!🔊 and drop a ❤ if you can spot the lil star fish! Throwback to the times we could all go out and enjoy the lil things in nature!! Let's all make a prayer for the world! We will get through this phase! . Let's live everyday of our life with gratitude 💕 . #healtheworld #livewithgratitude #livewithless #enjoythelittlethings #gratitude🙏 #dubaimoms #dubaikids #dubaimedia #dubaipr #dubailife #sharjahmoms #positiveminds #beachview #soundofwater #waves🌊 #StayHomeStaySafe #stayathomechallenge #cntraveler #familytravel #mumsindubai #dubaifamily #momsindubai #abudhabimoms


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I don't blog about personal finance, but it's been a huge part of our journey to simplify. Full confession, it's probably easier for me than most people because I grew up in poverty. Doing things like: ☆ Buying on clearance ☆ Paying cash ☆ Sticking to a budget ☆ Only buying what we can afford all come naturally to me because I don't really know any different. A few years ago we started loosely following @daveramsey and in times like these I am so thankful that I have sacrificed having the things I want so we can have the things we need. I would encourage anyone who has anxiety or stress over their finances to learn about budgeting and paying down debt. This situation is still stressful, but for right now we are ok and gives me peace of mind for the time being. No one, including us is exempt from financial challenges right now and challenging times are opportunities to learn and adapt. Do you think this situation will change your future spending habits?


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I just now took a shower and put on my clothes at 5pm. Saturdays are for chores, so my outfit of the day was bleached + stained sweats and a t-shirt 😆 Cute. ⠀⠀ This is what I’m wearing now that I’m done cleaning. This is another combo I never would have put together without the #lockdown10x10 challenge. I like it! My linen pajama top is a sage green that reads a little gray sometimes, so it works nicely with these soft pink pants. ⠀⠀ And I know y’all are tired of this turban, but it’s not coming off until I finally do my hair 💁🏾‍♀️ Who knows when that’ll be. Maybe tomorrow? Maybe a week from now?? ⠀⠀ How’s everyone’s hair doing while social distancing? Healthier from less manipulation and chemicals? Anyone going natural right now? Is your dye job growing out? Are you dying for a haircut? ⠀⠀ My hair is super happy leaving it in a protective style. There are less single strand knots and there is less breakage. I’m keeping it moisturized and leaving it alone 👏🏾


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It’s funny, the things we cling to after losing someone. Caleb’s hospice nurses were able to find an EKG of his heartbeat and print me a copy, and for some reason, it was just so bittersweet to have that; to have his heartbeat on paper as a “tangible” thing. So when Heidi at @featherandbirch offered to create a wood plaque for us, and my husband said, “how about Caleb’s heart?”, I knew that would be a perfect addition to our home. And any home in the future, we will always have Caleb’s heart with us. . “I carry your heart. I carry it in my heart.”💕


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Unless you don't want to! I love being productive as much as the next person but to be honest I haven't felt like doing much *extra* the past 3 weeks.⁣⁣ And that's okay!⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ People have said to me, "Oh, I should use this extra time to get my ____ organized." And I say, only if you want to! It's okay to rest. Our bodies and brains are adjusting to a new world in a short amount of time and maybe we just need a break for a bit. If you want to do more, go for it! I'll cheer you on from here.⁣ 🎉 ⁣⁣ If you're looking for home inspiration, check out @astoriedhome who *made* this cute sign. If you're looking for streaming recommendations, let's chat in the comments! 📺👇


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🌸 Den 4 Vždy jsem byla “krabičková”, to mám po babičce,která měla všechno krásně v krabičkách uložené od knoflíků,přes ubrousky až po rukavičky. A to opravdu neznala Marie Kondo. Já, od té doby,co mám ráda Metodu Konmari,tak hezké krabičky sbírám a pak je využívám k ukládáni všeho možného, buď u sebe doma anebo u klientů. A co myslíte,že jsem uložila do této❓ Druhé foto prozradí. ✴️ Vděčnost 4 - vlastnoručně ušité roušky 😷 na každý den v týdnu 🗓 a taky cítím vděčnost za to,že umím šít a za šicí stroj a látky,které mi poslala kamarádka poštou. * * * * * #mariekondo #konmari #konmarie #konmarifolding #konmarimethod #konmariconsultants #mykonmari #konmarilife #facemasks #tidy #tidyup #tidyhome #tidying #tidyupwithmariekondo #tidyhousetidymind #tidyingup #organizingtips #organizedhome #homeorganizing #professionalorganizer #declutteryourlife #clutterfree #gratitude#konmari #livingwithless #livewithless #tidyhouse #konmariczech #konmarieurope #decluttering


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Viva com menos 🖤 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #livewithless #blogger #fashionbloggerstyle #travelbloggers #beautytips #lifestyletips #tips #sejavcmesma #beyourself #


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We’ve never done this before. We are figuring things out. We aren’t going to say the right things every day. We aren’t going to find balance (did we ever?) and some days are going to be better than others. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Instead of striving for perfection or being the best, acting like you’ve got it all figured out or trying to do it all, just practice. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Practice ... ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ being gentle with yourself and others. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ taking care of yourself and others. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ feeling your feelings. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ losing it all together and coming back to your self. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ setting boundaries around how much news you let in. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ how much energy you want to expend. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ finding your way. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ trusting yourself. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ All those other challenges, fears and hard things you’ve gone through and overcome were practice for this very moment. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There’s no being perfect in practice, no competition, no comparison and no guilt ... just noticing, learning and growing. ❤️


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Is anyone else out there totally confused on how to dress themselves each day right now? I’m struggling to get past leggings and I’m basically rotating through 2-3 shirts it feels like. Double tap if you’re in the same boat, and tell me here 👇🏼 what’s your daily uniform at home these days...💌 . . . #closetedit #organizedcloset #organizedhome #declutteryourlife #declutter #simplehomestyle #minimalhome #minimalstyle #tidycloset #closetideas #closetmakeover #closetdeclutter #smallcloset #smallclosetstyle #closetideas #minimal #creatinghome #dwell #livewithless #theartoflivingwithless #lessbutbetter


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When life gives you lemons... make cleaning solution. A few days ago I was making Lemon Bars and was about to throw away these lemon peels when I realized this was an opportunity to reuse something that still had life left in it. So I threw them in this jar, covered it in white vinegar, and now I’m going to let it sit for 2 weeks. After that I can fill up a spray bottle with half this vinegar and half water for a really simple cleaning solution. Great for cleaning up after dinner, art project messes, or spills from sippy cups. This is not the time to be wasteful! Make the most of the items you have around you.


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Forget shopping, I just want to get back to random DC outings with Gabz 🙌🏽 • • • • #missingtheoutdoors #dcdaytrips #livewithless #livewithpurpose


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Dear Daughter, I hope what I’m teaching you during this time of quarantine is how to create more with less. There’s beauty in being broke. It forces us to get creative with what we have. I sewed you an apron to spill milk in, wipe your cake batter hands on and wear as a badge of honor as my assistant in the kitchen. //ON THE BLOG// . . . #beingbrokemademerich #getcreative #designonadime #makesomethingoutofnothing #getcrafty #homesteadingmomma #homestead #homesteading #homesteadingwannabe #wannabehomesteader #farmkids #farmlife #livewithless #sewing #apron #diyapron #repurposedclothing


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Labelling the vacuum pack bags to go to the attic, they may be used again 😊 Staying sane by organising and decluttering - mixed in with spending time in the garden. An organised home is an organised mind for me. The label printer was from amazon and is an absolute game changer 😂😂 #staysane #corona #stayinghome #iorestoacasa #stayhome #mariekondo #minimal #usewhatyouhave #creatingcalm


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