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Simplicity is best. Learn about Minimalism and our journey to have more life with less desctractions!

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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Her 2017 Wardrobe

Her 2017 Wardrobe

January is the month in which Trevor and I evaluate the clothing in our wardrobes to make sure each piece will serve us well throughout the year. Last week I shared Trevor’s every day wardrobe, and this week I’ve got mine!

Two Years of Minimalism | How We’ve Changed

Two Years of Minimalism | How We’ve Changed

It’s been two years since Trevor and I became Minimalists and, we’re happy to say, we’ve learned a number of things. The experience wasn’t always easy, or enjoyable, but we have arrived at a much improved and happier state of living.

Minimalism Won’t Make You Happy

Minimalism Won’t Make You Happy

Hey everyone! Today’s topic is something I didn’t know was a thing until a couple weeks ago. I was checking out content similar to ours on YouTube and found several videos promoting polarizing opinions by comparing Minimalism and Materialism and suggesting that one is superior than the other in the video titles. This absolutely frustrates me as, for starters, polarizing media disgusts me. The short of it is: no way of living is superior to the other, or will guarantee…

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5 Benefits to a Capsule Wardrobe

5 Benefits to a Capsule Wardrobe

We’ve talked a bit about having capsule wardrobes, but Trevor and I haven’t ever really addressed what the benefits to having such a small wardrobe actually are. I mean, why would you do something without knowing what’s in it for you? Well, today I’ll answer that question or you.

#Minimalist2017 Recap + Reflections

#Minimalist2017 Recap + Reflections

Call us crazy, but Trevor and I spent this past holiday season spending time with family, relaxing and going through our entire apartment as a final push to eliminate all the excess items we could easily identify. We shared this journey over on our Instagram page and are going to provide a recap today, along with what we’ve learned about ourselves and minimalism.