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Living Minimally Equals Living Abundantly

One thing that is hard for many of us to wrap our brains around is living abundantly while being a minimalist.  Living minimally and living abundantly are actually quite possible.  These two words are actually not polar opposites like you may think. One definition for abundance is: overflowing fullness:  abundance…

Minimalists Want A Better World

Driving back with my husband from Cleveland after a funeral and the Phil Collins song, Land of Confusion is on the radio. I’m a child of the 70’s and 80’s but listening to the song today felt like I was listening to it for the first time. The song talks…

Minimalist Living With A Non-Minimalist. Oh Boy

I want to thank everyone for the outpouring of support to the post about our family member in stage 4 lung cancer.  It is a rough time for our family but the support we received after the post told us that we have a warm, concerned community.  It also told…

Why Minimalism Is Better – At Least For Me

This is going to be a very personal post from me on why minimalism is better for me at this time in my life.  I may be very candid at some points but please understand that this is my perspective. Many of you know from reading our blog, that I…

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Minimalist Lifestye: Is Minimalism Right For You?

Is Minimalism Right For You? Do you find yourself caught wishing you had more money, time, or energy for the more important items in your life? Do you wish you didn’t have so many bills expenses? Do you find yourself constantly trying to keep up with the Jones or Smiths,…

Minimalism: Cleaning Your Life

There’s still plenty left for me to do in my home to prepare for my new life in minimalism. I still have the hardest rooms left to tackle, my bedroom included. The rooms that carry the most memories and items. But during this process came another one, the process of…

Reblogged: Minimalism While Raising A Family

Minimalism While Raising A Family The more I research minimalism, the more I like what I learn and think this approach would be so valuable to families today.  It seems that I grew up in a time of minimalism and did not even realize it. Mom stayed home raising us…

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Where to Start? Entering into Minimalism.

Are you asking yourself the question: Where to start? I know how you feel! Over the past week I’ve been making my way from room to room in my house, cleaning and de-cluttering. I figured out where I should start, but for each person this could be different. Here’s some…

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Eliminate the need to “keep up” thru a life of minimalism

We all know the sayings, there’s always someone to keep up with. And I’m sure we’re all aware of the consequences from keeping up with such-and-such. That $400 car payment, $300 credit card payment, $1000 mortgage payment, etc. is plenty proof of the consequences. Next thing you know you’re spending…

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How to Simplify Life: The First Step into Minimalism

The Why: I discovered I have too much “stuff”. I discovered I’m not living the way someone “should” to be happy. I place these items in “” as these vary from person to person. There are no set rules on how someone should behave, should live, and what items can…