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A letter to my younger self. STOP SPENDING!

You know how it is – hindsight is 20/20. Of course it is! If we knew what the future would hold for us we probably would make different decisions. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. BUT I’m hoping by writing this letter to “my” younger self, it will help those just…

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Minimal Living: Spring is the perfect time of year for minimalists.

It’s hard to believe that it is already the beginning of April. I know I have not written an essay lately and I apologize but I honestly do not know where the past few months have gone!  Do you feel that way also? Seems like in a blink of an…

Minimalist Decor: Minimalism In The Home (Tiny Houses Pt. 5)

We’re overdue for a Minimalist Decor entry – let’s spend today talking about one of my absolute favorite things: Tiny Houses! Our Minimalist Decor series features 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…

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How To Begin Living A Minimalist Lifestyle

Tired of the rat race?  Looking to simplify your life?  Are you sick of and tired of being sick and tired?  Hate looking at the credit card bills that come in each month? There is a solution to these problems.  It’s call living a minimalist lifestyle. If you are considering…

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How are you doing on those January resolutions?

This was originally posted in 2015. Working to update it 🙂 Denise It’s hard to believe that half of 2015 is behind us.  Remember those January resolutions?  How are you doing on those?  Yuck right? Don’t worry.  It’s a new day, beginning of July and still time to complete those…

Minimalist Decor: Minimalism In The Home (Tiny Houses Pt. 4)

Our Minimalist Decor series features 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,…

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Extreme Minimalism – Is It Possible To Go TOO Far?

We’ve recently received a few hits to the blog from users searching for “Extreme Minimalism.” Denise & I are by no means “Extreme Minimalists.” This brought something to my attention though – is it possible to take minimalism TOO far? I would say if you find yourself relating to any…

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How To Live Minimally – You Are Not Your Stuff

Are you working to clear your living space room by room but finding it difficult to part with the some items?  We want to tell you that you are not the only one that has experienced this difficulty. Many times I still have this exact conversation with myself when I…

How to minimize your mailbox.

Whew! When I opened my mailbox Tuesday after the holiday, I was literally stunned by the amount of crap in there and the fact that there were zero bills.  Why? Because most of my bills are sent electronically to me.  There are two that I do receive hard copies of…

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10 Reasons To Live A Minimalist Lifestyle

Many of you know my story and that I did not embrace minimalism until I was 50.  Little late to the party – I know!  What you also may not know is that this is a work in progress for me and every day I move further along my minimalist…