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National Buy Nothing Day: The day after Thanksgiving

Do you really want to get caught up in the massive crowds, wait in long lines, and get stressed buying items on saleĀ for the season’s holidays on Black Friday; the big sales event around the U.S. 174 more words

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Embracing Fall

K: As per the usual, I must begin my monthly reflection with comments on the weather. The first weekend of September was crazy warm! I was lulled into a sense of security and then, just Friday, we had a funeral for Summer. 452 more words

Monthly Update

Buy Nothing Guest Post: Super Glue

I love shopping.

I didn’t realize until recently how much of an emotional experience shopping is for me. Last September, after a difficult breakup, I went on a weeks-long shopping binge. 673 more words


Buy Nothing: Broken Rules

We finally caved. Let me explain… it all started with a new relationship born out of a cold and lonely season of my life. Basically I’m in love with Summer. 600 more words


Buy Nothing: Camping Canada

We finally made it to Canada. It’s only a couple hours to the border but it just didn’t work out until this month. Matt and I went camping with my parents in Banff and Jasper National Parks. 577 more words


Buy Nothing Update: New Job!

I officially started a new job this week! I’m working as the receptionist at the Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute in downtown Seattle. Consequently, I have to wear nicer clothes compared with my past jobs which were either in warehouses or with kids. 507 more words


Buy Nothing Update: Stickers

Hi folks!

We’re home! Our vacation was so great! Previously, we had only vacationed to Europe and Tucson (although I’m not sure Tucson counts as a vacation – seeing everyone is so great but can be exhausting). 450 more words