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Category: My Simple Living

Using minimalist ideas to create a simple life. What does a minimalist house look like? How did I declutter? What do the kids think of the minimalism ideals? This is the story about how my family and I have traveled through the minimalism process.

We Unplugged

Between April 3 and 9 I participated in The Big Unplug started by The Minimalist Mom.  I am all about simple living and believe that electronics can get in the way.  I believe it is good to take a good look at the addiction ever once and awhile to evaluate what and how much electronics  is benefiting me.


The Big Unplug

Starting tomorrow I will be unplugged for a week with:

The Big Unplug

I found this on The Minimalist Mom’s website several weeks ago and it sounded like something I needed do. ¬†I have been spending more and more time online building my blog and working on getting my book out and it is becoming more of my life than I want it to be. ¬†Don’t get me wrong, I love writing and working on these projects. ¬†The problem comes when technology becomes a habit instead of a tool. ¬†Does that happen to you sometimes? ¬†Do you find yourself wandering around your inbox or social networking looking for loose ends to work on instead of other ‘real life’ places? ¬†Sitting on my bed with my warm laptop on my knee is becoming more of a habit than I want it to be.


I am unplugging for the next week. ¬†(don’t worry, I have scheduled posts ahead so you shouldn’t miss me too much :)) ¬†The rules are: