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Are Minimalists Just Cheap-Ass MOFO’s?

Thrifty. Frugal. Economical. Miserly. Cheap. Whatever word or however you want to define spending less, go ahead. But the question is; are minimalists just cheap — or worse — do they cripple our commerce-based economy by refusing to spend money on stuff? We may be MOFOs, but we’re hardly cheapos! […]

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4 Simple Tricks to Treat Yourself to a Minimalist Halloween

Did you know Halloween is the second highest grossing holiday for retail stores? That’s gross all right, but there’s big money in Halloween. If you go to a big-box store like Walmart you’d expect to see Halloween displays, but even Lowe’s and Home Depot have gotten in on the mix. […]

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Do I Regret Selling All My Stuff?

I got asked if I regret selling ALL my stuff the other day, or maybe it was the other week — I have no concept of time anymore. Anyway, it was a valid question. I sold all my stuff a few years ago, and now I need some of that […]

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The PROS and CONS of Thrift Shopping

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve sold all my stuff I’d have — well — 15 cents. During our two summers in Vancouver we either house sat or rented furnished condos/apartments. It cost us a little more to rent furnished, but you save on having to buy […]

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4 Perfect Gifts for a Minimalist

As we wound down our time in Vancouver we crammed a lot of activities in – mostly beach days. On our last beach day my friend and host of epic proportions said; “I wanted to get you guys something great, then I thought of how light you travel so then […]

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Blow Life Up: 4 Steps to a New You (and less regrets)

It’s been a while since my last blog, three weeks to be more exact, when I wrote about our lesson in excess on an Alaskan cruise. And in that time we decided to blow life up…again. Actually, we had decided to blow life up earlier that spring. BC is one […]

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A Minimalists Nightmare Aboard an Alaskan Cruise

Ever since my wife, Shelly, was fifteen, she wanted to go on an Alaskan cruise. This past week we made that dream a reality, rather, that dream turned into a minimalists nightmare with all the “excess”. It’s the best word I can use to describe our first cruise experience. Living […]

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Sometimes you need to enjoy other people’s life experiences

It wasn’t life-changing. It wasn’t inspirational. I won’t even do it again because a second time can’t possibly be as good as the first. So what was “it”? Well, “it” was something I did to help someone else have an amazing experience, only a funny thing happened — I had […]

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Life is an Experience – So Make it a Memorable Experience!

This past week we had the opportunity to speak at the AGM of Credit Counselling Canada. We talked about debt, how we overcame it, and how we now live a life with less and promote spending money on experiences instead of stuff. And what do you think we did immediately […]