Category Archives: family

Getting it together

It’s half past four and almost pitch dark outside. This time of year is everything but inspiring. I’m home with a cold today and feel both tired, but also bored. And that’s when the rain starts pouring down… My parents … Continue reading

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Rant about decisions 

  I was supposed to do a test today that I had paid money for, but because of some screwup(s) from the company we are renting from, we couldn’t start moving your things yesterday as planned. So today there’s a lot … Continue reading

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Decluttering is NOT the same as organizing! I go insane every time people confuse one with the other! Speaking of that though, today I started preparing for The Move. I’m trying to get the kids to reflect on what they … Continue reading

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Bad minimalist!

I’m such a bad minimalist right now, someone should slap my fingers and put me in time out! Nah, perhaps not. I’m a grown-up and I get to tweak my minimalism however I want to. It’s just that buying two … Continue reading

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Out and about

I start my new job on Monday. I am both nervous and excited. I am still “working” at my old job as a teacher, but instead of starting a new semester and working for ten days, I decided to use … Continue reading

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Convincing others

I’ve considered myself a minimalist for 14 months now, trying to sell this way of living to my family and friends as much as I can without pushing too hard and pushing them away. I am not making profits (of … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Fantastic 2014!

It is the end of 2014, and I am going to summarize my year, like so many others. Perhaps I should have done this a month ago, when my one year blogging anniversary was coming up, but so many things … Continue reading

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