Would you be willing to carshare or take public transportation to spend $7,000-10,000 less per year?
After 5 years of dreaming about about not owning car, we finally sold our car. It was exciting and slightly unnerving as neither I nor my spouse had been without a car since age 16. The […]
When we decided to make the dramatic change from big house to empty big house (Every visitor: “Are you moving?”), there were a few books that helped us design our newly underdesigned life. Here are […]
One year ago, I lost it. I was a stay-at-home, homeschooling, mom of two driven kids, managing properties and a business and my own health and I was finding it difficult being fully available for my […]
So you want to buy your Minimalist friend a gift. What do you do? What would they want or not want? We live pretty small as a family of four in our roomy 1,000 sq […]
By October 2013, we realized, one way or another, we would be moving to San Francisco. We lived in a 2,400 sft house in Seattle and had spent the last 2 months aggressively downsizing – […]
When we started our zero waste / minimalist journey in late July 2013, we lived in a 2,400 sft home. I homeschooled our two children and took care of everything around the house so my […]
I was feeling overwhelmed from both sides of the time equation. We wanted to spend our (decreasing) time with each other and our kids. We wanted to spend less (increasing) time maintaining our surroundings. I […]