When we downsized our house, I lost a lot of kitchen space. Like a lot, a lot. Having a small kitchen has been amazing and has really forced me to simplify more than anything. I have had to get intentional about what I use and be honest about what I don’t use. So if you find yourself with less storage space in your kitchen, I have compiled some of my best tips to help you make the most out of your kitchen!
One of the biggest misconceptions about the minimalist movement is that you need to live with less everything. Including clothing. But, what if there was a way for a minimalist who loves clothes to still enjoy their minimalist lifestyle without sacrificing their style? Well, there is. There are 5 really awesome ways actually.
Want to know something? I originally wrote this post in the beginning of my minimalist journey. Right after we downsized our house and moved into a “starter home” that was 2,000 finished square feet smaller. Then I let all of those outside voices make me second guess everything I had written. It was one of my most-read posts and still, I changed it into a typical “diet” post. Simple ways to be healthier. Blah, blah blah. Now, I’m taking it back. We’re talking minimalist life diet. How the power of minimalism has the potential to spill into all areas of life if you allow it to do so. I promise, it will be the best thing you ever do.
If you have been dreaming of a downsize into a smaller house, I’m here to lend some words of encouragement and let you know that it is totally possible! Back in 2015, our family of 5 began the process of downsizing from a 3,400 square foot home to a 1,300 finished square foot starter home. It changed our lives in the best way! The thing is, I get that it can be totally overwhelming for people to even know where to start. In this post, I will break down the step by step process we went through to smoothly transition into a smaller house with three kids in tow!