My next post will be about why I decided to buy nothing for a year.
The real reason behind it is to have less stuff. Spending less money is a secondary benefit. 77 more words
Over the past several weeks I’ve received – for free – a used cooler, new hair ties and gummy licorice candy. I’ve also given away to my neighbors all the extra stuff that’s been sitting around my kitchen for years, including a bread machine, light bulbs that I no longer need, a power drill, vases, and an opened bottle of root beer extract, in addition to a bunch of other stuff. 415 more words
Well, my plans for this shiny new blog have been put on hold for a bit this month due to a very pesky ankle injury! I had thought it was getting better but it actually seems to be getting worse so have been given strong painkillers and muscle relaxants and am under strict instructions to rest it. 465 more words
In considering how to best begin my “Buy Nothing” plan, a few thoughts and starting points have occurred to me.
A modestly simple change I’ve made is to unsubscribe from the barrage of promotional emails I regularly receive from websites, stores, magazine, groups, and any number of mythically persuasive sales based creatures. 289 more words