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Little Homes, You Torment Me So

The land/house search has not gone well. I found a little plot of land at a tolerable price. Finally figured out who to speak with about what could be placed on land. 957 more words

Daily Words

Going to move or die?

Don’t wait ’til the last minute to downsize

Susan Caba
The Resale Evangelista

Here is my advice on downsizing and decluttering: If you think you are… 449 more words

Simplifying Life

The Top 3 Tiny Tips for Gathering Building Materials or Buy a Damn Good Barn

This will be our first “Tip List” for when you are still in that dream stage about building your own Shiny Tiny Mansion. Everyone tells me lists are a big deal here on the interwebs, but first, a little background about our personal experience with this. 1,209 more words

Small House

Minimalism and the Writer

     There is a pervasive form of contemporary violence…..and that is activism and overwork. The rush and pressure of modern life are a form, perhaps the most common form, of its innate violence.

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Decluttering a Lifetime of Belongings

By Elizabeth Olson

The amount of goods a couple can accumulate over 44 years living in the same house can be overwhelming. And that is what Wendel and Carolyn Thompson, of Columbia, Md., have been grappling with since January as they prepare to leave their split level and move to a retirement community this month. 99 more words

Seen & Heard

Stuff & such

I never counted myself a harbourer of stuff. I pride myself on economizing space and words. When writing an essay, I rarely make word / page count, but always managed to get my point across concisely. 398 more words


Comfortable Christianity

We continue to work to downsize our firmly middle class American life.  God has revealed to our hearts the wastefulness and selfishness of our lifestyle.  … 606 more words

Being God's Kind Of Person