Topic: Minimalist

Today's Minimalist Monday post is about something very near and dear to my heart: baking soda!

I've already written at length about my love affair with it (I use it to wash my face, as deodorant, to clean, etc etc), which is why I asked Amy, the winner of the "Win A Visit" sweepstakes, to do this guest post.

When I visited her home in DC earlier this year, I found out that Amy not only shares a ...

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Just before I released my first minimalist book Minimalist Monday: Declutter Your Way to a Zen Home (Order it in all electronic forms here!), I received the following email from Tammy:

"Almost 3 years ago, we decided to become traveling nurses. We put our house up for sale and sold most of our possessions (or gave them to our college aged kids :). We now only own what can fit in our 2 cars. We try to limit our possessions to ...

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A few months ago I read the Matched series. (If anyone wants to cry with me over book 3, I'm available by email).

The story takes place in a future society that… umm... has its flaws.

Anyway, the idea of "luck" had been totally eradicated in this new world.

From Matched:

"I answer, "That we are very lucky," and I mean it... The hostess corrects me gently. "Not lucky, Cassia. There is no luck in the Society." Of course ...

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Now that tax season is upon us, I thought I'd share a snippet from my first minimalist book, Minimalist Monday: Declutter Your Way to a Zen Home. (You can order it in all electronic forms (PDF, Kindle, Nook, etc) here.)

Admittedly, weeding through stacks of papers isn't what I would call a good time, but it's so worth it! (It shouldn't take more than an hour or so, either).

Tip from the book: Make it a ...

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"Spring cleaning" is all wrong --- who wants to be inside in the SPRING? (especially after a long, cold, gloomy winter?)

WINTER is the *perfect* time to do your so-called "spring" cleaning.

If you're already cooped up inside, why not make the most of it?

Cleaning (and minimizing) is also a great workout! Especially if you really get down and dirty, cleaning behind and under furniture --- move it around! It's like lifting weights, but with extra upsides!

When I ...

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