My mantra over the last few years has been “Simplify.” Each time the New Year rolls around, I renew my dedication to this principle – and this year is no exception. This journey is very much a work in progress, though the more I get down this road, the more I realize that the key to simplifying successfully is to find just a few things that work in my home and life for a number of different purposes.
Using up and whittling down the excess starts to get more clear and a whole lot easier this way. As I identify the hard-core multi-taskers of daily life, it’s helping me have to manage less, buy less, and be able to do the things I enjoy a lot more. This concept seems to apply well across the board, whether it’s wardrobe, cleaning products, cooking ingredients, or what have you. I’ve found that one of the most effective tools to rise to the top of my utility scale are glass jars. Continue reading