Tag Archives: simple living

Hi to Miss Minimalist Readers

Francine Jay, best selling author and writer of the lovely blog Miss Minimalist was sweet enough to publish my profile yesterday. You can read it here: Larger Family Minimalism I thought I would link to a few of my favorite … Continue reading

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How I Use Evernote to Eliminate Paper Clutter

I love Evernote. I use it for so many things now that I don’t know how I lived without it before. One of the reasons I love Evernote is this: It eliminates paper clutter. While working through the projects in … Continue reading

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How To Be a Minimalist Parent

Monday night I joined a dozen or so fellow Atlantans for a meetup at a local coffee shop (that overspilled into a restaurant). We got together to meet Ryan Nicodemus and Joshua Fields Millburn of The Minimalists. It was fun. … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #148

My guest this week is Rachel McFadden of HappyGreenBabies. We’re talking about Minimalism and Minimalist Parenting. You can listen to the show by clicking on the grey audio player below the transcript (at the bottom, just before the comments). Or … Continue reading

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52 Bites

(This is the first post in an installment in which I share my results working through the projects in the ebook One Bite At a Time. Stay tuned for more!) I wrote a review of Simple Mom’s new ebook 52 … Continue reading

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Simple Living: An Ebook

Yesterday when I heard that Tsh of SimpleMom.net had released an ebook, I snatched it up immediately.  Having been a fan of her blog for years and enjoying her print book: Organized Simplicity: The Clutter-Free Approach to Intentional Living, I … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Kids to Keep a Clean Room

Note from Carrie: I appreciate this guest post from Marie Ynami. Especially the point about telling a child exactly what a “clean room” means to you. When I created a simple checklist on an index card for my 8 year … Continue reading

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Fake Plastic Trees

… and other junky plastic-y things. One of my subscribers wrote to tell me that her biggest challenge is: “Trying to defend our choice to stay away from junky plastic toys.” Do you have any suggestions for her? photo credit: … Continue reading

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Easy Organization

An important part of simplifying is getting organized. When I hear the word “organization”, my eyes usually glaze over. Do yours? Getting organized sounds about as much fun as flossing your teeth. But organization helps keep things simple, saves you … Continue reading

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A Simple Kind of Mom

Recently, a friend sent me this message. Does it sound familiar at all? “I was reading your blog, and you mentioned being a minimalist.. HELP!? Please, how did you start this… I am drowning over here, so much so that … Continue reading

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