Episode 6: Minimalist Weddings and Robot Takeovers

This week we’ll be discussing the average cost of weddings and honeymoons, planning them out, and what we did and how we would change it if we could do it again.

Also, a quick discussion on Rob’s “fear of robots” due to the fact that he recently got around to reading I, Robot by Isaac Asimov.

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Episode 5: Mental Health Awareness

This week’s episode is primarily devoted to a discussion on mental health. In it we discuss a bit about our own struggles and ways we’ve learned about coping with it and how to be aware of the health of other people.

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Episode 4: The Paradox of Choice, Ruining Movies for Others, and Victoria’s Baby Cradle

This week we do a short follow up on an inspiration source we missed from our last episode, why not to ruin movies for other people, a music recommendation from Victoria, a “quick” discussion on the paradox of choice, and a story about sentimental parents.

~~Links to things discussed~~

The More We Explore

“Robin Hood: Men in Tights” at Amazon

The Wild Reeds “The World We Built”

The Wild Reeds Tiny Desk Concert

Episode 2: Beards, the Environment, DNA Test, and Records

Welcome back for episode 2! We’ve got another couple of submitted questions to go over including some pointers for beard care and being conscious of our environmental impact. Also, Victoria got some special news from her dad, and we talk about our modest obsession with spinning plastic.

~~Beard Care~~

Trader Joe’s Tea Tree Tingle

Apothecary 87 Barber’s Comb

Beardology’s Etsy store

The Beard Baron’s YouTube Channel


Moon Cup

Moon Cup Video

Our Compost Bin Video

Hand-Crank Tumble Washer Video

Norwex Products

~~DNA Test~~

23 and Me

~~Open Talk (Records)~~

The Fiendz

Episode 1


Welcome to the introductory episode of Simply Us! Our new podcast about life, marriage, minimalism, and everything fun!

In this episode we discuss how we got into minimalism and how each other’s experience affected the other, some married-life bathroom etiquette and a quick rundown of our last couple of weeks.


Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things
Thirteen Reasons Why (Amazon book link)
Into the Wild (Amazon book link)
Unbox Therapy – How To Charge Your Phone With Fire!

Rob – Robsteady
Victoria – JusticePirate

Rob – iamrobsteady
Victoria – justicepirate

Rob – robrakis@gmail.com
Victoria – thejusticepirate@gmail.com