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You Might be a Minimalist…

I loved this list! I’d like to become the person who does all of this!

The Minimalists Next Door

BackpackHatAs I was packing our backpacks this morning for our 3-day adventure to Northern Kentucky, my mom asked (in that tone that moms often use when they don’t understand why you do something), “Is that all you’re taking with you?

I’ve seen people at airports with enough luggage to furnish a small apartment but the thought of lugging lots of stuff on vacation seems counter-intuitive to me. Vacation = relaxation and fun. Stuff = just the opposite. It never occurs to us to pack an extra this or that on the off-chance that we might “need it”.  After all, we’re minimalists and our minds just don’t work that way 🙂

Which got me thinking…

That famous Jeff Foxworthy line popped into my head as I pondered all the ways in which we as minimalists approach the world a little differently than others.

You might be a Minimalist if…

  • Packing for a week-long…

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3 thoughts on “You Might be a Minimalist…

  1. Woohoo! I’m getting there! I can definitely attribute this to using KonMari, especially when it comes to souvenirs and knick knacks. Does/Will it bring me joy? Nope, then I’m not buying it. It also helped quell guilt about if I was being cheap vs. frugal.

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