Category Archives: Minimalism

When the purging is done.

When I started this blog over two years ago, I was very enthusiastic about shedding my belongings. In my first year as a self-proclaimed minimalist, I made some huge changes in my life. My second year has also come with … Continue reading

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January – my no-buy-month

I decided to not buy anything in January. It’s not because I don’t have the money, because somehow January is always a better financial month than November and December is, so it had nothing to do with saving money. I … Continue reading

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Minsgame day 27

It isn’t easy keeping stuff to a reasonable amount when it comes to kids. Christmas doesn’t make it easier, but finally my parents and my sister is getting the message – rather fewer things that the kiddos use than showering them … Continue reading

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Less and more

I am now more than halfway through this month of playing the minsgame. I am starting to struggle a bit to find things to give away or recycle, but most of all I am thinking that this is not minimalism. … Continue reading

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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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Still living in a box

…but on the other side of town. And it does feel like home even though we haven’t unpacked everything yet. (The photo is from our hallway, when everything was done for a brief while. Now it’s full of old boxes … Continue reading

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Living in a box

   Sunday is the big move and for a couple of weeks I’ve been packing our things together and driven them to the basement of our new place. Most cabinets are empty and our rooms are too. I think we’ve … Continue reading

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