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Say Yes to the Mess
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The kids decided to get creative in the kitchen tonight.  Ben chattered on excitedly about becoming world famous for his invention of “cutie juice” which involved the careful squeezing of each slice of cutie into a funnel-and-cup and then careful transfer of precious milliliters into four paper cups placed in the fridge for proper cooling. Abby decided to bake a cake and I did...

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Minimalist Me
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Minimalist Me

Jun 24, 2014 by

Hi, my name is Ashley and I am a minimalist. It’s a deep part of who I am. I’ve had this part of me hiding nebulous under the surface for years, without really understanding what it was, which was constantly putting me in conflict with my world and causing me to ask, “is this ok?  Is there something wrong with me?”  The answers, I...

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The Clean Before the Storm
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When it comes to housework, I’m not a natural. I’m more of an absent-minded professor around the house, leaving detritus like a Gretel trail everywhere I go.  I am also a perpetual nester, dragging books, journals, electronics, tea cups, and Kleenex boxes with me to any chair I occupy. But thankfully, I have a neat, tidy, orderly husband.  He cannot relax until the house...

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