Episode 16: A Birthday Adventure and Sentimental Items

Getting rid of items that were gifted or have special memories associated with them can be some of the hardest items to sort through while you’re minimizing your possessions. In this week’s episode we’ll answer a question from a new listener and try to help sort out some of the issues relating to sentimental and gifted items. Also, wish a happy belated birthday to Victoria as we discuss some birthday excitement we had this year!

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Episode 15: Declutter Maintenance and Media Organization

We finally got another question! Our friend Emilee sent us in a question asking what we do to maintain our decluttered home. We give some insight in how we deal with things coming in to the home and how to prevent a mess from rearing its ugly head. Also, we give a rundown of what we’ve done to handle our media (books, CDs, DVDs/BluRays).

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Episode 14: Inspirational People From Our Road to Minimalism

As we’ve been on our road to minimalism there have been a few people we know personally that have inspired us along the way, some of which may not have considered themselves minimalists but taught us lessons about simplicity anyway. We decided to take time to reminisce about some of these people!

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Episode 13: Co-ops and Homeschooler Socialization

Ever wonder how homeschoolers get any social time with other kids? How our kids get their socialization is one of the most common questions for us and almost every other homeschooling family so in this second half (more like last third) of our homeschooling discussion we’ll get in to some detail about co-ops and how we keep our kids from being kept under the proverbial rock.

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Episode 7: Independent Media, Linux, and Excess Clothing… OH MY!

In this episode, Victoria and Rob spend some time responding to a couple of emails from a listener where we offer some suggestions about thinning out a clothing collection, Linux frustrations (or the lack there-of), and the beauty of the Creative Commons licensing of independent media such as podcasting!

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