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Buy Nothing: The End

It’s been more than 4 months since the last word on Buy Nothing (which was basically a word all about breaking rules). That’s probably because about 4 months ago, we kinda sorta stopped doing Buy Nothing. 375 more words


Giving Back to the Community is the Greatest Gift of All

In 2017, Americans spent $130.6 trillion (!) on goods and services. That’s a lot of money. As consumers lean toward increased consumption of fast-goods, a new social movement is underway to save durable goods from the landfill. 462 more words


Buy Nothing 5

It’s been a hard winter over here. My husband hurt himself and the recovery was slow, and then Kai caught pneumonia and was scary sick for a longer time than we would’ve wished. 397 more words

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3 New Habits for a New Year

The term “resolution” is misleading. Yesterday, on New Year’s Day, I had a long conversation with my housemate, Jon, about human and animal behavior and how we can train our brains. 1,533 more words

Zero Waste Tricks (that have nothing to do with coffee)

A lot of zero waste swaps are pretty straightforward and focused on food and coffee (travel thermos, no straws, etc. etc.) but there are plenty of other ways to ditch waste, with varying degrees of planning required. 1,045 more words


The Year of Living Minimally - Week Nineteen

Or not. I choose not to. Come on – isn’t it enough already? Haven’t you had enough of the pressure?

Part of my quest to living more minimally means having less, buying less, using less. 136 more words