How To Start Minimalist Living – A Guide For Those Not So Sure About This

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. When many people think of minimalism, they think of bare white walls, empty book shelves, and perfectly clear surfaces. Maybe they even imagine tiny houses or small urban apartments. They may picture a living space with …

Minimalist Cloth Diapering – Sticking To The Essentials

There are many motivations for cloth diapering, and none of them are better or worse than any other motivation. One reason some of us choose to cloth diaper (including myself) is that we generally try to live in a way that is less wasteful. It doesn’t mean we are perfect or zero waste; it just means we are doing what we feel capable of at …

Christmas Gifts for Minimalists Part 2 – Purchasing Gifts Intentionally

This post contains affiliate links. The holiday season is a magical time for most people. However, we often run ourselves ragged this time of year, and we could all enjoy it a little more if we took the time to enjoy the simple things. Whether you are a minimalist yourself and looking to give gifts in line with your principles, or you are looking for …

Minimalist Christmas Gift Ideas – The Most Meaningful Christmas

This post contains affiliate links. The holidays are a beautiful and nostalgic time of year. Timeless carols and hymns get played while we bake platters of cookies and other treats. We sit by warm and toasty fires as we drink coffee and cocoa, watching It’s A Wonderful Life or A Christmas Carol (I like the Muppet version ;)). Caroling, driving around to look at Christmas …

Reducing Plastic and Waste Part 2 – Actionable Steps Toward a Better Planet and a Better Life

This is part 2 of my Reducing Plastic and Waste series (see part one here). Just to quickly recap, one of the best things we can do individually to help our world be a better place is to reexamine our consumerist habits. It may not seem like it matters, but our individual habits are one of the few things we have 100% control over. If …