A Minimalist’s Prized Possessions

A Minimalist’s Prized Possessions

For many years, I (Gerry) considered only a few things as prized possessions. As an avid cyclist, I’ve loved every bicycle I have had. My current bike, I have had since it was brand new in 1996, a Cannondale mountain bike that I have long considered one of my two dearest prized possessions, along with… Read More »

5 Plants that Vibe with Our Coastal Minimalist Home

5 Plants that Vibe with Our Coastal Minimalist Home

Our coastal bungalow, while decorated minimally, breathes life and energy, not only due to the salty air, and the boundless light that enters the windows, but with the plants that are dispersed throughout. Not only are the plants air purifying, but they provide aesthetically pleasing décor for our abode. I (Shannon) have talked about my… Read More »

Guidelines for Our No-Buy Year

Guidelines for Our No-Buy Year

We have been asked quite a bit lately, especially since our interview published with Storytellers Unplugged, how we plan to embark upon a year of “No-Buy.” Let’s first establish the reason why we are planning such a year. As minimalists, sure, this isn’t unchartered territory, but as humans, we often find ourselves falling back into… Read More »