#Minimalist2017 Recap + Reflections

Call us crazy, but Trevor and I spent this past holiday season spending time with family, relaxing and going through our entire apartment as a final push to eliminate all the excess items we could easily identify. We shared this journey over on our Instagram page and are going to provide a recap today, along with what we’ve learned about ourselves and minimalism. Continue reading “#Minimalist2017 Recap + Reflections”

Declutter with #Minimalist2017!

Trevor and I are so excited to bring to you our latest project: Minimalist2017! For the rest of December, we’ll be uploading one item we’re removing from our home to our Instagram every day using “#Minimalist2017” to help inspire all of you to achieve your downsizing goals! Continue reading “Declutter with #Minimalist2017!”

Let’s Chat: Season 01, Episode 09

Happy Sunday everyone! It’s been a great week, so let’s chat about it.

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Maria Storgaard’s Minimal Capsule Wardrobe

GoDownsize, with Maria and Morten Storgaard, has been one of my favorite YouTube channels for the past couple years, but I actually found the channel through their travel channel, One Girl One Suitcase. Maria has been such a light a positive influence on my clothing, I had to share. Continue reading “Maria Storgaard’s Minimal Capsule Wardrobe”

Minimalism for the Masses and The Minimalists

“Love people and use things, because the opposite never works.”- The Minimalists
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Delayed Gratification

A tool that we regularly use to keep our heads and our wallets in line, delayed gratification in an excellent resource for Minimalists and non-minimalists alike. Simple and easy to use, delayed gratification can be used in several ways to improve your life. Continue reading “Delayed Gratification”

On Having a Life Plan

I’ve tried to write this post several times, but something stops me after about two hours of work. I write 1,000 words, then delete it all. This topic is a topic I need to discuss in a very elegant and careful way, as my views on the matter are probably very different than what a lot of people believe. That’s part of the beauty of this planet, right? Millions of people with millions of beliefs, put together to have conversations and help guide each other through the world…at least, that’s how I see it. Continue reading “On Having a Life Plan”

Philosophy: Removing Negativity

Breaking news, death destruction and mayhem, more at 11. Be sure to join the conversation with everyone else who is upset by these events in the news social media and comments.

Or don’t. Sometimes it’s best to strive to lessen our exposure to these things to live a happier life. Continue reading “Philosophy: Removing Negativity”

On What I Want to Be When I Grow Up

The people around me seem to have a very clear-cut idea as to what they want to do for their livelihood and how to achieve it. I’m turning 27 this year, and I’ve never had an understanding of what career path I wanted to follow. I know what I like to do and what my interests are, but do they really translate into a way of earning a living?

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Focus: I read a book in a day and you can too(or do something else awesome)

So this past Friday I read an entire book in a single day. Actually it was the same book that Allyson had read that same day, that we purchased in the afternoon.  Yep, we both read the same book within 6 hours. Continue reading “Focus: I read a book in a day and you can too(or do something else awesome)”