Our hoarding mentality and messy home was making it impossible for us to enjoy traveling. If we wanted life at home to feel as light, dynamic and nimble as life abroad we had to get our priorities straight. And get to work!
My first reflex was second-guessing our house. Why, oh why did we buy an old, detached house? For the past eight years it felt like we had spent all our money and energy in renovating this ever hungry, money-devouring monster… and still it didn’t resemble the home I had envisioned so many years ago.
We considered downscaling to an apartment, but changed our minds: there were still too many things we loved about our house. So many things we took for granted. Now the fog finally lifted and the road ahead became clear…
It was time to return home.
With a vengeance!