Quotes by Francine Jay

"My goal is no longer to get more done, but rather to have less to do."
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"Your home is living space, not storage space."
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"We are not what we own; we are what we do, what we think and who we love."
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"Remember, the things with which we choose to surround ourselves tell our story. Let’s hope it’s not “I choose to live in the past,” or “I can’t finish the projects I start.” Instead, let’s aim for something like, “I live lightly and gracefully, with only the objects I find functional or beautiful."
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"surfaces are not for storage. Rather, surfaces are for activity, and should be kept clear at all other times."
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Books by Francine Jay

Francine Jay
  • Francine Jay

  • Born: The United States.

  • Description: Francine Jay pioneered the minimalist living movement with her blog, MissMinimalist.com, and her book, The Joy of Less, A Minimalist Living Guide: How to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify Your Life. In 2009, she and her husband sold their house, and all their possessions, and moved overseas with one suitcase each. After three years as a world-traveling digital nomad, she’s now applying her minimalist philosophy to her new life as a homeowner and mother.

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