Renee Hempel

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I took the 30-day minimalism challenge, got rid of 338 possessions, and still failed -- here's what I learned

Joshua and Ryan don't have very strict rules, so I had to make up some of my own. I decided if something could be used again, or had great …

Amazon Is Your New Ally for Decluttering Your Home

A "one-in, one-out" policy is a super-logical way to keep our homes from becoming overrun with clutter. The concept is simple: Did you just pick up …

Medicaid Coverage of Nursing Home Care in 2018

Medicaid is a federal government program that pays long-term nursing home costs for people with low income and few assets (other than a house they …

Erin Loechner Tells Us Why Living Slow Is the New American Dream

Somehow, over the years, we’ve collectively decided to equate being busy with being successful. Having too much on our plates is somehow a mark of accomplishment, even if it leaves us feeling stressed, unfulfilled and exhausted in the process. Lately, though, we’ve been noticing a beautifully …

The new wonder product that will enhance grey hair

Going grey used to be an ageing dread for women, but now thanks to brands and celebrities embracing the colour, it is actually on trend to show off your silver threads and we couldn't be more thrilled. There are amazing innovations that mean maintaining your grey hair is easier than ever …

Tiny Home and Trailer Buying Real Estate Advice

Do you dream of one day buying a bit of land, plunking down a stylish trailer and living a slower-paced, nature-filled, "tiny home" lifestyle? Or …

Nokia Is Bringing Back Its Classic 3310 Phone

Do you miss the days when phones were for calling people, batteries lasted more than four hours, and the only distraction available was playing …

100 Ways to Cut the Cost of College Life

100 Ways College Students Can Save Money<p>Learn to be Frugal While at College<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>Going to college is expensive even after the tuition …

35 Extreme Penny Pinching Tips for Saving Real Money

So you need to do some extreme penny pinching; You want to put your pennies in a vice and squeeze every morsel of buying power out of them. Let’s do …

Consumerism In America: How Your Stuff Is Killing You - This Way To Paradise-Beaches, Islands, And Travel

<b>“Armaments, universal debt, and planned obsolescence – those are the three pillars of Western prosperity. If war, waste, and moneylenders were</b> …

25 Ways to Add Farmhouse Style to Any Home

Even if you live in the suburbs, you can create the country house of your dreams with these rustic decorating ideas.<p>Yes, it's possible to have the …

A Simple Declutter Habit: Leave No Trace

“When you do something you should burn yourself completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.” <b>~Shunryu Suzuki</b><p>Zen master Suzuki Roshi …

How minimalism brought me freedom and joy

I have one bag of clothes, one backpack with a computer, iPad, and phone. I have zero other possessions.<p>Today I have no address. At this exact moment …

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How to remove the clutter and get a badass simple lifestyle – Leo Babauta

<b>WHO ARE WE TALKING TO?</b><p>Who: Leo Babauta<p>Where is he normally: http://zenhabits.net/<p>Why should I care what he has to say: This is an interview I have …

This Family Went To Enormous Lengths To Rid Themselves Of 'Stuff'

Five years ago, Catherine and Temple Pond led a seemingly picturesque New England life in the small New Hampshire village of Hancock. Their Federal-style home, built in 1813, had been passed down through the Pond family for generations. But as the collection of antiques and heirlooms grew, so did …

Pampers Diapers from 11 Cents Each on Amazon

If a little one in your family use Pampers either at home or on the road, then note that right now there is a pretty solid deal on <b>Pampers Diapers</b> on …

A Week In Plano, TX, On A $40,000 Budget

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennial women how</i> …

Personal Finance

4 Things You Can Buy for $1000 Instead of the New iPhone

(Image credit: Benjamin Geskin via Forbes)<p>Apple is unveiling its new phones tomorrow, and it's basically confirmed now that prices will start at …

Efforts To Prolong My Husband's Life Cost Him An Easy Death

Death isn't a four-letter word, and doctors need to learn that.<p>For the past seven months, I’ve carried around my husband’s advance medical directive in my purse. During this time, I’ve shown this lawyer-prepared and notarized document to dozens of doctors, nurses, ambulance crews, surgeons, …

Simple Living: A Life With Less Stuff

Human beings are like magpies. You see something shiny and you want to buy it. Buying new, shiny things gives a buzz of excitement, an immediate …

The Great Sock Purge of 2017

I threw out all of my unmatched socks and I'm a better woman for it.<p>I did something scandalous today.<p>I threw out all my unmatched socks. Maybe that …

Minimalism

I stayed in a tiny house, and it made me want to throw out everything I own

Getaway keeps the exact locations of their tiny houses a secret until 24 hours before departure, though they promise that the homes will be …

Off-grid

6 painless ways to save thousands

Saving is not always easy. This article explores 6 ways that can help you save thousands of dollars.<p>Everyone knows that skipping your daily coffee …

Personal Finance

Minimalists: Living with Less I The Feed

Here’s what you need to know about Medicare if you’re almost 65

Your 65th birthday is coming up. Soon, you think, the government will send you a packet explaining how to enroll in Medicare, its vast health program for 46 million seniors.<p>Don’t hold your breath.<p>Astonishingly, no coordinated effort to reach out to soon-to-be-65-year-olds exists. You have to figure …

98 tools I use to learn, work and travel anywhere in the world

I OFTEN GET ASKED what apps, services and tools I use to work and travel, learn, plan, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Small Bedroom Makeover: Before & After

This small bedroom makeover was completed in partnership with Ashley HomeStore Welcome to our small bedroom makeover! I’m so excited to finally show …

Patrick Rhone

This Could Help will help you in many areas of life. If you find yourself in the middle of a problem, a crossroads, or a barrier, read this book. …

101 Physical Things That Can Be Reduced In Your Home

<i>“One can furnish a home very luxuriously by taking out furniture rather than putting it in.”</i> —Francis Jourdain<p>Many people will miss the joys of …

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