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Book Review - The Moneyless Man

Over the past couple of years I’ve gotten pretty good at not buying things. But what if I couldn’t buy internet service? Bus tickets?  756 more words

Buy Nothing New

'No Buy July': rethinking consumerism

I’ve just finished what I called ‘no buy July’. At the start of the month I decided I would go a whole month without buying anyTHING. 724 more words

Identity, Individuality

Episode 41: We Love Historical Romance!


For this episode, we talked with Cory Eckert (aka @helenstwin aka Joint Chief of Storytime Underground) for a discussion on historical romance tropes, types, and favorites. 264 more words


The Big Chair Conundrum of 2016

So, I bought a chair. A gorgeous, leather, previously owned Pottery Barn armchair.

But, not with my own money. And not with a credit card. 795 more words

Buy-Nothing Month Week 4: Wrap-up + the cost of commuting

Backstory: I’m wrapping up a month-long challenge: here’s the intro,  update 1 and update 2.

And here we are! We’ve made it to the end of May (and the end of my month-long challenge). 1,214 more words

Financial Independence

Buy-Nothing Month Week 3 Update: Free finds and minimalist closets

For those of you who may be new here, here’s the premise for my month-long, spend-no-money challenge, as well as weeks 1 and 2. … 647 more words
Financial Independence

Staying on Track

Many of us start out with an excitement about our new found minimalism quest. We have an energy that’s fueled by cleaning out closets, donating to the needy, and simply needing less. 473 more words

Becoming A Minimalist