Many ask how do I justify minimalism and being a business owner and the response I always have is it is the perfect choice. Why would you not want to own your own business and be self employed? There are so many advantages particularly when it comes to living a minimalist lifestyle as I do.
We’re always discussing doing things that not only make us happy but that are also healthy. We’ve loaded our blog up with information on how to declutter and tips to stop tying our emotions to our things. We’ve discussed our diets before and going out and exercising. But it dawned on me about a month [...]
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Posts on Monday and Thursday. Yes, we’re finally setting a schedule and will be sticking to [...]
Unfortunately, many family and friends just will not understand your minimalist journey – and that’s okay. They don’t have to understand your journey but be sure they respect it and that you don’t let them sabotage your minimalist lifestyle. This may sound easier than it actually turns out to be – trust me.
First let’s [...]
This weekend marks my 25th birthday. A rather huge accomplishment when you consider what the average lifespan used to be 100 or 200 years ago. And for the first time in my life I am not celebrating this milestone with material possessions and indulgences, although there will definitely be cake! Instead, this year I opted [...]
When talking to folks, one of the most common questions people ask me is how did I become a minimalist. I think the perception that people have of minimalists is one that is very extreme but the truth of the matter is everyone’s minimalist lifestyle is different. For me, I’m in my 50′s and believe [...]
Want to enjoy a minimalist lifestyle? Ask me how! I sound like a salesperson. But the truth is, a minimalist lifestyle is both easy and hard, and it’s not to be taken lightly.
Ever heard about the Buddhist enlightenment? I’m not comparing minimalism to this by any means, but that “ah ha!” moment you [...]
Over the years, I’ve gotten very good at creating a timeless wardrobe with very few items and am often asked how I always look so pulled together. The funny thing is most people do not realize that what they think is an extensive wardrobe is actually a minimalist wardrobe that – through trial and error [...]
I’ll admit – I LOVE interior design. I debated heavily in college whether that was the route I should go. A beautifully decorated space was comparable to art in my mind, and I wanted to be a part of that. In an ironic turn of events, I wound up on the minimalist/simple living path and [...]
Our Minimalist Decor series will feature a different room, posted once a month. Today we’re focusing on some of our favorite minimalist and simply decorated kitchens. Clean, elegant, formal, or eclectic – these kitchens are the perfect spot to create a great meal. Have you seen a minimalist kitchen that you love? Send it to [...]