Not too long ago, I stumbled upon what is known as “Capsule Hotels” in Japan and just had to share. I briefly touched on this topic in the post Asian Culture and Minimalism, and I wanted to dive just a bit deeper.
These Capsule Hotels have become so popular, they can now be [...]
Happy New Year! Here’s a quick recap of 2013.
Summary of 2013
Thank you for helping making 2013 a huge success! This past year marked a huge milestone for the MinimalismIsSimple.com blog; we hit over 230,000 views! In addition, we reached over 1,000 followers, fans, and subscribers to our newsletter. Perhaps one of the biggest [...]
As we’ve been writing our new book “The Minimalist Business – Becoming Self-Employed The Minimalist Way” I’ve noted that one of the BEST things I have ever done was to become self-employed – no and’s, if’s, or but’s about it. There is nothing more wonderful than knowing you control your own destiny. There is [...]
When you have a large family you have all the stuff that comes with it. Many large families are now turning to minimalism to help get their family and stuff under control. What can you do when each member of your household has their own stash that engulfs their section of the house, and sometimes [...]
Our Minimalist Decor series features a different room, posted once a month. Today we’re focusing on houses that went through an incredible transformation, going from cluttered and disorganized to a space you could really sink into. Some of these spaces go through only very minor changes, simply decluttering, but the space still looks amazing after! [...]
This is the time of year that many of us minimalists truly dread. One of my recent posts was about the season of excess – and I stand by that post. Today, however, my post is from the other side of the coin and how I am truly, truly grateful for my minimalist lifestyle and [...]
Our blog hit a year old back in July, and it was a rather huge accomplishment! But, what started it all for us? Where did that motivation and that “ah-ha” moment come from? Today will be a little bit of an unusual post, we’re going to do a “linkspiration.” Back in April of 2012 we officially [...]
With the Black Friday splurges over, we’re now approaching the next holidays for excess: Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. This holiday season instead of counting on the possessions you’ll be receiving, why not instead let go of what you no longer need? Isn’t the holidays about giving more than receiving anyway?
This holiday, here are [...]
It was a wonderful Thanksgiving for my family this year. Both my daughters were able to come home and our family was complete for the first time in 3 years I believe. In the past couple of years, one or both of my daughters were working through the holidays so I really enjoyed this Thanksgiving. [...]
Our Minimalist Decor series will feature a different room, posted once a month. Today we’re focusing on some very unique and fun houses: Tiny Houses! We love, Love, LOVE Tiny Houses, and it seem we’re not the only ones! Our first “Tiny Houses” decor post quickly became among our top posts! Why do we love [...]