• decluttering,  simple living,  sustainability

    No Waste shopping at Bulk Barn

    I recently viewed a video on Facebook of a supermarket that creates no waste.  All of the containers are reusable and you simply fill, use, wash, repeat! I was recently in Bulk Barn near my home here in Ontario and noticed a sign I hadn’t seen before. You see the Bulk Barn is already doing this whole thing and I never clued in!!!  So in case you’re interested they have a page devoted to how it works.BULK BARN Reusable-Container-Program Kudos to the Bulk Barn for stepping up the no-waste game. Here’s where you can find one near you: FIND A BULK BARN

  • decluttering,  path to minimalism,  simple living

    Cut the Crap

    Stuff can be a burden.  You have to find space for it, you have to clean it, you have to move it, you keep collecting it.  It’s amazing how the amount of stuff you own seems to grow to fit the space you have, and even then it usually maxes out your real estate and you are either struggling to live around it or you’re constantly moving it around.  I’m pretty sick of stuff. 2017 is my year to purge my crap.  The stuff that I have some odd sentimental attachment to and feel I can release to someone who would ACTUALLY enjoy/use it.  I still love the person who…

  • crochet,  decluttering,  knitting

    Resolutions Part 1

    Every year I try to make some ATTAINABLE resolutions for the new year.  You know, clean my bathroom, give the dog a bath at least once… don’t break any bones (seemed so easy but 2012 was a bust on that one!  Here’s hoping 2013 is more successful).  I’m posting a few of my more challenging resolutions, not because I think you care, but because if it’s in print I can’t pretend I never made it. 1.  Deal with my yarn stash and DON’T buy any more until I’ve completed at least 10 projects. I realize 10 seems like alot but I’m planning on counting pretty much anything as a project.  Dish cloths,…

  • decluttering,  simple living

    Are you a Junkie Too?

    From Organizing Junkie’s Pinterest Page! I just recently discovered “I’m an Organizing Junkie!”  I love stalking this site!  I have a bit of a clutter problem at the moment and I’m trying to tackle it one room at a time.  I just recently repainted and reorganized my room, I will post some pics.  If you read the post from yesterday about my apple crates, stay tuned, I will post pictures when I figure out how I’m going to incorporate them into my organizational plan! Here is the organizing junkie’s Pinterest page!  I love pictures and I love being organized… this site is  Nirvana!