Category Archives: minimalism


I’m going to share something shocking. I hate money. I mean I really dislike the system. Back in the day a teacher would receive room and board for her services. She’d make enough to buy clothes and modest gifts. Sure … Continue reading

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Decluttering on Crack and Stroller Roulette, er Reviews…

So…I’ve mentioned that we’re moving, and to do that we had to declutter our house. We don’t do things small, so we kinda, maybe, sorta emptied our house…by accident I swear. No, but here’s the thing. There are some things … Continue reading

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My Tiny House Obsession

When I say obsession, it really is that bad. I have been researching and studying how I would build and live or travel in a tiny house for about 3 years. The past few months have become that much more … Continue reading

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Funny conversations with kids.

Sometimes when you have kids they tell you the blunt truth. Sometimes that’s pretty darn funny. I’ll keep this an ongoing list of funny things the kids say, so here’s the first one: March 27/15: We were walking up to … Continue reading

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The dreaded spring clean that shouldn’t have to happen.

Spring reminds all of us of the dreaded spring cleaning. The dreaded sort to donate or toss. The dreaded OMG how am I going to find time for this shiiiitake mushroom pile! Well, good news. If you’ve been keeping up with it all year with your regular check-ins then it’ll be easy. Continue reading

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Less is so much more.

I mentioned yesterday that I had some pointers on laundry. Honestly, it’s not rocket science. I’m a minimalist and that includes clothing. My kids have a set number of items, which on occasion expands such as birthdays, holidays, or when grandparents return from vacation, but other than that it’s pretty set. Continue reading

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