Krystale Garrett

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Top 10 Places to Download or Stream Movies For Free, Legally

It’s easy to find movies to download or stream, but if you’re flying straight and narrow or want to support and watch films that are free, public …

This Book Can Teach You How To Eat Healthy On $4 A Day

Eating a nutritious meal often proves to be a huge undertaking for millions of Americans, especially those with an average monthly food stamp budget …

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

By Rachel Cernansky – planetgreen.discovery.com<p>Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into …

35 Life Hacks That Will Save You Thousands

From requesting free upgrades to skipping the shaving cream.<p>If you saw a $20 bill on the sidewalk, you’d definitely bend over to pick it up, wouldn’t …

6 Rules for Living Frugally

Understand the difference between a want and a need.<p>We humans have a knack for complicating the simplest of ideas. Our lives are filled with …

Personal Finance

Guide to Creating a Minimalist Wardrobe & 4 Reasons to get on it Right Now.

I found the secret to massively simplifying my wardrobe.<p>I could hardly stand one more day of staring at my closet every time I had to get dressed, …

The story of (getting rid of) stuff

What do you keep, what do you pitch, and when do you do it?<p>A recent post on downsizing, Nobody wants the family heirlooms anymore, raised a lot of …

The Simplest Way to Live Simply — And Cheaply

I moved this summer. Before packing, I did some decluttering, and took a lot of books to the used book store. And what I got rid of were my simple …

New year resolution to eat healthier? Here's how to do it on a budget

Ask anybody who’s shopped at Whole Foods: Adopting a healthy diet can test your will and your wallet. Proper planning and savvy shopping can help you …

Grocery Shopping Advice from People Who Never Overspend

Recently I was talking to a friend and the subject of budgeting came up. Actually, it's one of our favorite subjects, but this time the subject of …

10 Signs It’s Finally Time to Let Go of All the Unnecessary Stuff You Own

Thanks largely to <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i> and Marie Kondo’s KonMari method, it seems like minimalism was everywhere we turned last year. Even Emily Gilmore got in on the trend in Netflix’s <i>Gilmore Girls</i> reboot. Watching the queen of Hartford herself ask, “Does this bring me joy?” of …

5 Steps to Living Completely Trash-Free

<i>Meryl Pritchard is the founder of L.A.-based meal delivery service Kore Kitchen. Kore represents the essence of who you are, with a focus on</i> …

Eating Meat Is Bad For The Planet: But What About Just Eating Less Meat?

The new book The Reducetarian Solution makes the case that easing our carnivorous tendencies will curb climate change and probably make us all healthier—and is a better solution than trying to make a vegetarian world.<p>Around seven years ago, Brian Kateman was eating a hamburger on a plane as he flew …

Columbia University

10 Things to Do to Celebrate Earth Day

It’s easy to be green.<p>It's Earth Day, and while every day is technically a day to be kind to the planet, this is a day to show appreciation and get into new habits if needed. There are so many little things you can do to celebrate and help save the Earth, and we’ve got 10 super easy ideas</b> …

Sustainability

The environmental cost of one day on Earth

For Earth Day 2017, our Econundrum series asks what is the environmental impact of 24 hours on Earth.

Turner Broadcasting

Let’s Focus on What We Don’t Need Instead of What We Don’t Have

I am re-listening to Brene Brown’s Power of Vulnerability lecture on Audible. (This is my third time listening to it because she is… amazing. I soak …

10 Best Books About Decluttering, Organising, And Minimalism

Minimalism isn’t just for your wardrobe. Most of us dream about the things we want – the fancy homes, the fast cars, the flashy watches, the luxury …

Minimalism

You Need to Get Rid of These 16 Household Items — Pronto!

It happened again this past weekend. The cleaning bug sunk its teeth into me. I found myself emptying drawers, cabinets, and closets, and hauling …

19 Reasons Why Frugality Is The Best Thing That’s Ever Happened To Me

What does the word “frugality” conjure for you? Perhaps a mirage of miserly discontent with no worldly comforts and a tin of beans at your side as …

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.

<i>Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show.</i>The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. And I enjoy any opportunity to …

Sick of fast fashion? Here are five ways to make your wardrobe more sustainable

"There are millions living in slums and I have a drawer just for belts — there's something wrong with this equation."<p>Clare Press, fashion writer and …

Sustainability

5 Ways Minimalism Helps Us Silence the Wondering

Somewhere between the fall and spring I lost my center. Between the unexpected results of the national election (and the divides it created in my …

What minimalism can do for your mind and money

Of course you could argue these objectives need not be conflicting: if you are judicious in the way you shop – and stick to quality over quantity – …

Minimalism

Love decluttering and minimalism? You're probably loaded and flaunting it

It might be difficult to believe, because we all love white walls, but the minimalism backlash has already begun. In the early 1980s, a sparse loft …

All you need is one

<b>So many homes are clogged with duplicate items, which are supposed to make things easier, but end up contributing to clutter and cost.</b><p>“A man with one …

Getting Rid of Sentimental Clutter, Even When It's Really, Really HARD!

I have some things that have been sitting in drawers and closets for years and—while I don't need or use these things—I am pained to part with them. …

What Makes Things Hard to Get Rid Of, According to KonMari

By now you've probably heard of Marie Kondo and her method of getting rid of everything—and she really means everything—that doesn't "spark joy." But …

50+ Clever Things You Can Do With Old Clothes

That stretched-out sweater has a whole new life awaiting it.<p>1 of 65<p>BEFORE: Old Socks<p>Of course, old socks are hardly ever still in pairs, and usually …

This Is The Best Decluttering Advice We've Ever Heard

Chalk it up to spring fever, but it seems like just about everyone we know has been on a decluttering kick lately.<p>"I was looking at my drawers full …