A Month of Healthy, Simple Dinners

A Month of Healthy, Simple Dinners

This post may contain affiliate links* Sporty and I have always enjoyed making our own food, eating take-out only occasionally. But with Operation Freedomize in full swing, ‘occasionally’ has become ‘almost never’. It’s time-consuming, yes, but the benefits of eating at home are worth it. For starters, it’s way more cost-effective. It’s also healthier and […]

Spotlight On: The Resumé Gap

The Resume Gap

This post may contain affiliate links* Sporty and I thought it would be really interesting to shine a spotlight on other minimalists (people who’ve downsized, are living with less, etc.) to see what their lives look like. We came up with a set of 10 questions (the last of which we believe to be the most […]

The DOT (Do One Thing) Challenge

The Do One Thing Challenge

This post may contain affiliate links* We all want to feel like we’re making a difference, but between earning a living, raising kids, staying in shape, nurturing relationships, and finding a little time for ourselves, well, it’s pretty clear that philanthropy is going to end up taking a back seat. Side note: Laura Venderkam’s TED […]

How Minimalists Celebrate Christmas (Well, These Ones, Anyway)

How minimalists celebrate Christmas

Sporty and I usually celebrate Christmas by undertaking some or other charity drive. Last year we did the Open Happiness Project, which involved putting together parcels for the homeless. We thought about doing something similar this year, but then I remembered that our friend Sharryn’s mom is a resident at the Ladies Christian Home, a nearby […]