Moving, as Minimalists

Moving, as Minimalists

Some people dread moving. They see it as a huge ordeal, life changing, and a giant stressor in their life. Me, (Shannon) not so much. I've calculated that in my lifetime, I have moved 23 times. I don't think that is a terrible number, though I can see how that makes some people a little [...]

A Simple and Stress-free Christmas

A Simple and Stress-free Christmas

If you're a regular here at Arner Adventures, you may remember last year's post, "Minimalist Christmas". We talked about our plans for making Christmas gifts that were consumables, and not simply buying gifts that the recipient may or may not use, hence, adding to their clutter. Well, here we are again! Tis' the Season! Some [...]

A Minimalist Christmas

A Minimalist Christmas

A year ago, we decided that presents were no longer going to be the primary focus of Christmas. We opted to only have an experience with each other: a trip, excursion near home, or a really great "date night" to take the place of buying stuff for each other, in hopes of pleasing the other. [...]