About Me: The Minimalist Boomer

Hey, I’m Jamie! 👋 that’s me below with my husband, Dave, and son, Ryan. I started this blog to share my own journey in minimalism, with the goal of helping fellow boomers downsize, declutter and learn to do more with less.

Come follow along with my journey & join me in learning to live a full life, without mindlessly filling our lives with more stuff.


Recent posts:

  • I Don’t Ever Think About What to Wear … and it’s Awesome
    Have you ever counted the number of clothing items in your closet and dresser drawers? Research shows that the average person owns about 148 pieces of clothing, yet often only wears 20% of them regularly. I currently own about 75 articles of clothing plus a half dozen sweatshirts and jackets. This feels about right, yet I still only wear about 20% of what I have on a regular basis.
  • Consistency… It Can be Challenging to Maintain
    In a life filled with distractions and setbacks, consistency is what separates the dreamers from the doers. It is the key that unlocks the door to progress and achievement. Let’s talk about how to maintain consistency in order to live our dreams.
  • Living Well Beats Longevity any Day of the Week
    The pursuit of a long life is indeed appealing, but the true essence lies in living well. Embracing each moment with gratitude and purpose, prioritizing mental and physical well-being, and nurturing meaningful relationships are the pillars that support a fulfilling life. Remember, it’s not about the number of years we exist, but the quality of those years that truly matters.