Just another Minimalist with too much Stuff

I really thought that living in a small city condo had kept us in check with the Stuff we accumulate.  Then of course I started getting ready for the move and couldn’t explain why every closet, drawer, and space under beds was jammed.  It’s worse when most of this stuff just sits there for the sake of it without any actual or frequent use.  I am enjoying the purge of the hand-me-downs as I plot for the new things I want to invest in for the new home – much to my husband’s chagrin who sees it as simply getting ride of Stuff to get more Stuff.

In other news, I want to share a handful of pictures from the past few days. Arjun has started smiling a lot and he doesn’t even know how much more it makes me want to squeeze him and eat him.  Asha made me smile when she picked up a copy of Better Homes and started making up a story to tell. And the most heart melting picture of the two brothers with each others babies!

Devang and Gaurang with their two boys

Asha reading Better Homes

Arjun on balcony looking at plants

Arjun smiling

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Chika Gujarathi is a freelance writer and a mother of three from Raleigh, NC. She writes for national and local publications about lifestyle, travel, books, and of course, motherhood! Her most current project involves illustrating and publishing a children’s Hindi book. When not adventuring with her family in the minivan, you can find her riding the streets of Raleigh on her beloved bike Linus.

One thought on “Just another Minimalist with too much Stuff

  1. Such beautiful pictures – so full of love. Good luck with your move! I recently purged my small apartment for my move and I had the same thoughts as you; even while consciously trying not to accumulate things, I still had so much stuff!


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