3 Principles for Living Better (Pt 1- Bath Time)

Being vegan, for Nicole and I, is about much more than food. It's about living better. For us, that means embracing minimalism, living peacefully, and doing more things instead of having more things. The truth is, we struggle with all of those things, at times, but we grow closer to living the way we

Give Up The Sponge (but not the bath)!

In my mission to live with less (and have more), I came across an unexpected pleasure... me. ********* Okay, bring your mind out of the gutter for a minute and follow me down this path; it's actually a LOT cleaner than you might expect. I (this is Michael, by the way) used to use a washcloth, loofah,

Living Space

When in doubt, throw it out! ***** Part of simplifying my life means ridding myself of non-essential things I carry around that do not contribute value to my life. I tossed out my old journals along with a lot of bad poetry I have held onto since I was a kid. I did keep one or two

Space For Living

When in doubt, throw it out! ********* Part of simplifying my life means ridding myself of non-essential things I carry around that do not contribute value to my life. I tossed out my old journals along with a lot of bad poetry I have held onto since I was a kid. I did keep one or two

Indisposable Income

When everything is virtually free, what is actually valuable? ********* Giving nearly everything I own away has been an interesting experiment so far. It turns out much of the things I thought I valued are actually not that valuable to me or anyone else. Being a practicing minimalist (-ish), I have fewer possessions than most people I

The 5-Ingredient Meal

Use this trick to simplify your at-home meals... ********* I enjoy thinkingĀ of new ways to embrace minimalism and live a simpler yet more robust life. Something Nicole and I have been trying lately and having some success with is 5-Ingredient meals. I like to cook but I do not have much patience for the prep work and