Stop Shopping Archive

  • Do you own a wardrobe or a bunch of clothes in your closet?

    Tweet I guess I never really had a problem with finding things to wear, because when I was a former shopaholic, I bought EVERYTHING in sight. I had neutrals upon neutrals, loads of basic items and lots of other extra pieces that seemed to all […]

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  • Applying Minimalism to the Holidays

    Tweet One of the great tests to a minimalist lifestyle is the holiday season. It seems as though everything about the holidays is designed to increase consumerism and clutter up your life. While there are plenty of opportunities to spend time with loved ones, and […]

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  • Spending Or Saving?

    Tweet Working in the financial industry, I’m very aware of the fact that saving is important. It’s important to start as early as possible and to increase whatever you can set aside every year. Why? There are a hundred different reasons. The main one is […]

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  • Why Do You Buy the Things You Do?

    Tweet Recently, I bought my first iPhone. I’ve been against buying a smart phone for years, mainly because we have a home phone, and my Tracfone does well enough. However, my husband’s phone (an unlimited talk and text on a not-smart phone) finally began giving […]

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  • Mother’s Day 2013: Charity Gifts

    Tweet One of the best ways to express your minimalism is to give gifts that help others. With Mother’s Day coming up, you can plan to give a gift that keeps on giving. Instead of just giving her flowers, or some knick-knack that she’ll put […]

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