Category Archives: Minimalism

6 Reasons You Shouldn’t Let Minimalism Intimidate You

Minimalism has some baggage. People associate it with all kinds of things. Some believe that to be a minimalist you have to be a single, white, rich guy with only a backpack and a penchant for world travel. These assumptions … Continue reading

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Minimalist Wardrobes For Boys (Ages 2-5)

Minimalist wardrobes for adult women have become very trendy. But I’m frankly surprised to see this limited range. Everyone could benefit from a curated and thought-filled wardrobe. Young boys wouldn’t be stuck in finicky pants when potty-training. They would wear … Continue reading

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Minimalist Wardrobe for the School-Aged Boy

I’m always a little startled to see that capsule wardrobes haven’t spread much beyond the scope of adult women’s closets. This wardrobe solution is an extremely useful tool. A capsule wardrobe has specific benefits for school-aged children: As tops and … Continue reading

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Cat Food: A Lesson in Minimalism

My cat began avoiding her dried food. I was worried, so I bought one of those multi-packs of cans, a three pack of lids to house left-overs in, and I collected a few pieces of plastic cutlery with which to … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Benefits of Minimalism

The benefits of minimalism can seem pretty straightforward: saving money, making cleaning easier, uncluttered spaces, and having a conversation stopper as a “hobby”. OK, so the last one is a bit of a stretch, but could save you from a … Continue reading

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Enough

The minimalist and Zero Waste movements intersect from the start. Béa Johnson, in her book: The Zero Waste Home, introduces the hierarchy of Zero Waste, known as the 5 R’s. The first two: “Refuse what you do not need” and … Continue reading

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A Minimalist Wardrobe for Baby (0-3 Months)

Most conventional weekly pregnancy updates contain a to-do list telling the expectant parents to buy this or that each week. New parents hope to have a baby shower to help curtail the costs of the expensive and expansive baby gear. … Continue reading

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