Minimalism and Your Money

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Are Minimalists Just Spoiled Brats?

The closest picture I could find to represent the notion of an elitist, spoiled minimalist

Who Do You Think You Are?

Minimalists go around talking about how less is more, we encourage you to declutter your home, and to get rid of what doesn’t bring you joy. We talk about mindful consumerism and avoiding the impulse to buy that unnecessary pair of jeans or the new iPhone. Minimalists tell you to not dwell too … Continue reading...

20 Must-Read Minimalism Blogs

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There are millions of blogs out there, and thousands of people writing about minimalism. As I have continued to learn more about minimalism, I’ve found a number of blogs very helpful and influential.

This idea sprouted from a realization that there is not as much of a community within minimalist writers as there is for other topics. For example, there is a strong … Continue reading...

Can a Frugal Minimalist Enjoy Disney?

C saw Mickey dancing by himself and asked if he could join

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First, a disclaimer: We only took this vacation because my parents were incredibly eager to see their grandkids experience Disney. They paid for almost the entire trip. We, as a family, are very fortunate to have all of the things we do and to be able to experience trips like this. Thanks, Mom … Continue reading...

17 Experiences to Give Kids Instead of Toys

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B’s Birthday

Our youngest son, B, is about to turn four years old. He is pretty excited for his
“Blaze and the Monster Machines” themed birthday party, let me tell ya. But what is he really excited for? He hasn’t mentioned anything about getting toys or gifts. B is really excited to have all of his friends with him to celebrate and he is … Continue reading...

How It All Started – (Part II – Minimalism)

Grand Canyon – Another example of money well spent in my earlier years.

The Beginning

I first stumbled upon minimalism a few years ago when I saw “The Minimalists” on Netflix. From that moment on, I was hooked.

I read every blog I could find, especially those from Joshua Becker, The Minimalists, Courtney Carver, and Leo Babauta, among others. I combed the library for books pertaining to minimalism. Read about what … Continue reading...

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