If there is one thing that will make you want to pack lighter, it’s lugging your luggage around…twice. Recently, I traveled internationally twice in the span of 1 month. When it comes to packing light I usually wish I’ve packed even lighter. While I successfully packed light for my recent trip to Thailand, I could still have […]
Today I want to talk about embracing a minimalist mindset to help your finances. At some point or another you’ve probably thought to yourself “where did all my hard earned money go?” And the answer is inevitably “it paid for stuff!” The Consumerist Mouse Trap It’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that […]
Yes, you can shop your way toward becoming a minimalist! BUT, you can’t buy your way toward becoming a minimalist. At least not without going broke. Don’t believe me? Keep reading to hear my argument and comment if you disagree. It’s been quite a minimalist journey to arrive at this realization. Becoming a minimalist did […]
Coming home to a clean kitchen, or waking up to a clean kitchen, makes your life more zen. You might not feel noticeably more relaxed when your kitchen is clean. But I’m confident you have felt noticeably more stressed when your kitchen is dirty. If you live with roommates or a significant other, a messy […]
It’s an unfortunate reality that belongings and disorganization can negatively effect health and relationships. The state of your bedroom is important to your well-being! Not only does your bedroom’s environment have an effect on how you sleep, but it also has an effect on who you’re sleeping with. No matter what your relationship status – […]
Do you feel like you have nothing to wear? Even though your closet is exploding into your bedroom?! Here are 5 secrets to a minimalist closet. These small changes mean less mess and therefore more sanity! Related post: Minimalist Secrets to a Spa Master Bedroom Stop wearing cloths that aren’t machine washable This trick to […]
Want to keep a PCS-ready closet year round? Try taking a minimalist approach. Why minimalism? Because you never know what your closet will look like in your next home. The amazing walk in closet in your rural home may be replaced with a single dresser in your urban micro loft. If you’re married to the military […]
I have a confession to make. My husband and I have a paper problem. For too long we pilled, filed, and boxed paper bills, insurance policies, and receipts. Eventually our home office was exploding with paper. It took a serious minimalist effort to overcome the paper bomb, but that’s a story for another blog post. […]
I have a confession to make. I haven’t always had a PCS proof home office. My husband and I have a paper problem. For our entire stay in Jacksonville we piled, filed, and boxed paper bills, insurance policies, and receipts. When we arrived at our new duty station, box-after-home-office-box came off the truck and was […]
Hi I’m Hillary! I’m a well put together hot mess of the great American millennial generation.
After a somewhat nomadic lifestyle of my own, I met my now husband and quickly became a milso and then military spouse.
Now I live on the other side of the world, work in a totally different career field, and navigate life to the best of my adulting capabilities.
Let’s be adultish together!
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