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Buy Nothing Update: Compulsion & Control

Last week Matt texted me around 4pm and told me his schedule had changed again, effective immediately. Previously, he was working Monday-Friday with flexible hours during the day. 369 more words

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Water-Only Hair Washing

When I first got into zero waste a couple of years ago, I quickly discovered the baking soda method for hair washing, sometimes called “no poo”. 446 more words

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Art of Contentment

When I started thinking about the subject of contentment a couple of weeks ago, I began to notice the questions that began surfacing in my dreams. 1,095 more words

Buy Nothing Update: Shoes and Wine and Sun

Normally I like to have some kind of focus with these, but it’s just not happening this time. Here are some random updates…

Matt got news shoes. 357 more words

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Why I Love the Buy Nothing Project

I’m a big fan of the Buy Nothing Project. In a lot of ways, Buy Nothing is responsible for the shifting mindset I’ve developed towards America’s culture of consumerism and wastefulness. 602 more words


What Minimalism Means to Me

Minimalism is all about adding value to your life. When people first consider minimalism, they tend to look at it as taking away parts of their life. 882 more words

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Things I bought in March

March wasn’t so bad. I’ve enjoyed spending time in the garden rather than at the shops. I bought a couple of items from my wishlist and bought fewer plants than in February, but did acquire more free stuff than expected. 1,032 more words