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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

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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
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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

Buy-Nothing Month: Week 2 Updates!

If you’re just now joining us, feel free to check out my initial post about this challenge, as well as the Week 1 update.

Here we are, already halfway through the month of May!   688 more words


Buy-Nothing Month Week 1 Update: Bumps in the Road

“If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.” -Woody Allen

My month-long challenge of buying nothing had a bang-up opening week. For starters, I went to the dentist for what should have been a quick follow-up visit (I had oral surgery last month), only to be told I needed ANOTHER surgery within the next few weeks!

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