How I Rebuilt My Wardrobe by Spending No Money, After Losing Over 75 Pounds

How I Rebuilt My Wardrobe by Spending No Money, After Losing Over 75 Pounds

So many of us hold on to clothing after losing or gaining weight. We do it for various reasons: (1) we think we may get back into them, or (2) we don’t want to spend more money on clothes, or (3) we see dollar signs when we get rid of said item(s). Whatever reason you… Read More »

Making the Switch to a Safety Razor: A Low-Waste Shaving Option

Making the Switch to a Safety Razor:  A Low-Waste Shaving Option

We recently opted out of traditional shaving. Ok, don’t judge. That is just to get you really into this conversation. What we really mean by traditional is, by the standards of buying a razor from the store without considering what goes into making that razor, or how much plastic is being used, or how much… Read More »

How Minimalism Helps My Mental Health

How Minimalism Helps My Mental Health

April is Stress Awareness Month, and we cannot think of a better time to reflect on ways we reduce our stress than another edition of Wellness Wednesday. I (Shannon) thought that I would take this time to consider one of the most important ways that stress is alleviated in my life- our minimalist lifestyle.  We’ve… Read More »

Top 10 Reasons You Should Start a Garden This Spring

Top 10 Reasons You Should Start a Garden This Spring

Gerry and I have been counting down the days until we could start our garden again. Spring could not get here fast enough. We love spring and summer veggies, and have been planning our spring/summer garden for months! Having succeeded and failed at many veggies, we are excited to try, try, again, at a standard… Read More »