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Living Simple When Your Partner Doesn’t

Living Simple When Your Partner Doesn’t

One of our YouTube subscribers had shared that they are more enthusiastic about living simple than their family is, which can be tough sometimes. We’re sure it can be! The clutter, the mess and the excess are all things you have to contend with when you’re more keen on living simple than your family and sometimes it can feel like you’re the lone ranger, tackling the stuff solo. For your family, you getting rid of your things might seem a little nuts!…

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Shopping As An Essentialist

Shopping As An Essentialist

Truthfully this wasn’t an area of my life that I had anticipated would change, but it greatly has. I mean, I was fully aware that the shopping habits we’d had a few years ago were atrocious, but I’d thought we’d cleaned up our act a good amount. Turns out essentialism and living simple with only what you need would have a major impact on how Trevor and I spend money (AND view money, so if you’re interested in learning more…

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10 Ways to Reuse Shopping Bags | DIY Recycling Challenge

10 Ways to Reuse Shopping Bags | DIY Recycling Challenge

Hi everyone! This project has been in the works for a month now, and I’m so excited to finally share this project with you! This blog post and video was done in collaboration with Simple Victoria, and several other Youtube channels, to bring you guys tons of different ideas on how to take an object and turn it into something new. This project is our first collaboration project, ever, and we hope that you guys enjoy and find some ideas…

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Our Weight Loss Journey | Week 005

Our Weight Loss Journey | Week 005

This week I’m feeling incredibly burnt out, but that’s just the way things go sometimes. No one has ever said “life is easy” and the same holds true for weight-loss and lifestyle change. I was a little naive in thinking that because we’d changed so much already, maybe leading a healthier lifestyle would be easier to implement. That couldn’t be further from the truth.

Our Weight Loss Journey | Week 004

Our Weight Loss Journey | Week 004

Since we’ve bought our new scale my confidence has somewhat taken a nose-dive. Our old scale weighed in a few pounds lighter than what we actually were. So there was that, but Trevor and myself did learn a lot about our bodies this week.