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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 …

Bulk Buying Basics: What to Buy, How to Store, and Money Saving Tips

When you think about buying foods or other items in bulk, you might picture an underground bunker in some remote area with enough supplies to survive …

Everything I Own Fits in One Bag. Here's How (and Why)

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>About two to three years ago, I decided I wanted to start to declutter my life gradually. I went from one backpack and a carry-on bag to just one backpack. I count the following things as my belongings at this point:<p>6 T-shirts<br>• 2 sweaters, 2 hoodies<br>• 1 …

Minimalism

Do You Care What I Wear?

<i>Photo: Robert Couse-Baker/Flickr</i>The first time I “dressed up”It was the homecoming dance in my freshman year of high school. There, I learned that …

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Well hello there. So, are you ready for the final installment of my ultimate minimalist living guide?<p>Don’t forget you can still check out Part 1 of …

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Over the last 2 years, I’ve made some big moves to simplify my life. I’ve streamlined my finances, my diet, the stuff I own, my home and my daily …

How to Be the Most Organized Person in the World, Starting Now

Balancing a job, workouts, laundry, bills, and a social life makes it easy to let lots of stuff pile up—constantly. And we hear you: Whether it's our …

Protein

9 Reasons You Should Eat More Beans

Beans may get a bad rap for making people gassy, but that’s no reason to cut them out of your diet. Experts recommend you consume up to 3 cups of the …

Why "Minimalism" Should Be Your 2018 Resolution

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. ~Hans Hofmann, <i>Introduction to the Bootstrap</i>, 1993<p>After …

Did the Big Bang create a parallel universe where time goes backwards?

Radical new research suggests that at the same time the Big Bang created our universe, another where time goes in the opposite direction was also born<p>A scientific breakthrough could redefine how the universe is understood.<p>Radical new research led by a British scientist has suggested that there may …

15 Minimalist Hacks To Maximize Your Life

Mo' stuff, mo' problems.

Minimalism

Adding Space and Elegance to Outdated 1920s House in Montreal

Rising on a spacious piece of land on Montreal’s south shore, this 1920’s house was modernly adorned with an extension. Providing the family with …

Moscow Apartment Created for a Young Family

We have a bit of a soft spot for the Ukrainian team 2B.GROUP and their elegant contemporary approach towards urban interior design. This time they …

10 Reasons to Escape Excessive Consumerism

I am trying to live a minimalist life. But that doesn’t mean I still don’t own stuff.<p>My family of four still owns three beds, three dressers, two …

How Clutter Affects Your Productivity (And What You Can Do About It)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a creative marketplace connecting mobile and Web projects with vetted, handpicked developers and designers from around the world. This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Cleaning out your closet, emptying your inbox, putting things where they …

10 Tips To Achieve (And Maintain) An Organized Home

February is National Time Management Month and yet it’s the shortest month of the year. So what will you do to make the most of your time? One way to …

12 Ways to Stop Wasting Money and Take Control of Your Stuff

If you're drowning in stuff, not to mention debt, check out this list of a dozen tips to stop the madness and streamline your lifestyle.<p>In my work as …

Living With Less

Two advocates of a minimalist lifestyle discuss what it means to them and how it has changed them as people.<p>Americans tend to have a lot of stuff—closets full of shoes, garages cluttered with gear, basements stacked with boxes of who knows what. But for about as long as Americans have been stocking …

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

If you’ve ever started a spring cleaning project, you know that it can be an overwhelming task. There are times when life just gets overwhelming and …

Love Your Pan: What to Cook (and What Not to) in a Cast Iron

Steak is made for cast iron cooking. A bolognese? Not so much.<p>If we could, we'd shout it from the mountain tops: We love cooking with cast iron. They're durable, efficient, endlessly useful, and make a pretty photo to boot. And yet, for so many, cast iron pans remain tucked away in the furthest …

Eggs

Mushroom-Sausage Ragᅢᄍ

Mashed Potato and Cauliflower Gratin >> http://bit.ly/MashedPotatoesCauli Since cheese is a natural with both potatoes and cauliflower, incorporating a little Fontina and parmesan into the purée adds a nutty goodness, without overpowering it with richness.