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Buh-Bye Buying

Four weeks ago I was at Target perusing the aisles, as is the norm for any female over 10 when at Target. I happened upon a severely discounted Dyson cordless vacuum. 592 more words

Red Black Slow

I’ve never understood consumerism, the buying and adoration of ‘stuff’. I feel nothing for possessions, except a few favourite bits and pieces – books, prints etc, but I never want to buy much at all. 359 more words


The world screams at me, “CONSUME!”

I shriek back, “No!”

I plant my feet so that I am grounded but my hands fling about, going between covering my ears and shooing away the world’s pleas. 530 more words

Head To Head

It's the little things

With the cabinets inching towards completion, it was time to pick door pulls. We found some leather ones at IKEA, and liked them very much. 270 more words

Being Conscious With Less Frugal Friends And Family

As I am writing this, I am sitting right across our new snake plant. I had read about it over at The Green Purpose and figured I wanted some more green life to improve the mood in our living room. 839 more words



It certainly seems to be a buzz word at the moment, and we all seem to have somewhat different ideas about what it means to be one. 234 more words

Anti Consumerism

Just call me Jadis

There’s a character in “The Walking Dead” called Jadis.

She is the leader of a group of people that live in a huge junkyard. They’re a group of scavengers, and they’ve built quite a maze through the junkyard they call home. 309 more words