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5 Ways to Save Big on Your Next Reno

I’m a DIYer. I like to “do it myself”. I’m pretty good at most DIY stuff, but I know my limits, too. DIY can provide some big-time renovation savings. Not knowing your limits can eliminate those renovation savings with a flick of a light-switch, or turn of the tap. But there […]

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The Pack-Rat Generation is Finally Unpacking!

Something very unique happened after the 2nd World War — an entire generation of pack-rats was born. Rather than go by “Pack-Rat Generation”, they called themselves Baby Boomers – or at least someone started calling them that. Now, this is totally a generalization. Not all boomers are pack-rats. In fact, […]

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The Most Unique New York Experience You’ll Ever…Experience!

Empire State Building. Central Park. Time Square. Yankee Stadium. Broadway. Statue of Liberty. Brooklyn Bridge. Wall Street. You’ll probably hit some, if not all of those major New York City attractions should you visit The Big Apple. And you’ll probably get family and friends tell you to ‘go here’, or […]

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A Life Experience When Time Stood Still

Life experiences aren’t always about exhilarating or extreme events. For me, it’s a unique food tour, an epic concert (or an epic fail concert). Sometimes it’s just a memorable night out with friends. But on my most recent trip to Texas I experienced a brief moment when time stood still. […]

The Death of the Ticket Stub Souvenir

Well, it’s happened. I got old and am complaining about how things are now, and how better things were in days gone by. And it happened over the course of one night, the night the ticket stub souvenir died. I went to a concert just the other night and like […]

Even Busy Bees Stop to Smell the Roses

Do you travel for work? When you do, do you get a chance to visit some of the attractions or dine out at the local favourites? It’s surprising that not everyone thinks to do things like this, but it’s important to do, especially if you travel for a living. I’ve […]

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The Best Minimalist Wedding Rings on the Planet!

Diamonds, platinum, gold, titanium, tungsten carbide…pfft, who needs them! Overpriced symbols of love if you ask me. And don’t even get me started on the over-commercialization of Valentines Day! Hey, you don’t need a special day to express your love (or to buy overpriced flowers). Nor do you need to spend […]

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A Minimalist’s Experience Working for a Big-Box Store

Well, here it is, my big confession: I had a job working part-time at a big-box store for six months. As someone who leads a minimalist lifestyle, I had days where I wanted to lash out against the company and my co-workers, or scream out to customers; “YOU DON’T NEED ALL […]

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Looking for a Minimalist Secret Santa Gift for that Special Coworker?

So your office is having a gift exchange (aka; Secret Santa) and you’ve decided to ditch your minimalist ways and participate in said event. Good for you, you’re a team player! But the question is, what do you get that special workplace coworker you’ve said all of three words to […]