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giving

  • election checklist, week ten.

    We have 36 days until the 2020 election in the US. That’s 5 weeks during which I’ll be trying my damnedest to get leaders elected who will move the dial toward equity, inclusion, and…

    September 28, 2020 0 Comments
  • giving: charitable donations.

    When you’re at a loss for what to give as the window for holiday shopping comes to a close, a donation in someone’s name is a lovely gift to offer. I like to think…

    December 23, 2014 5 Comments
  • giving: experiences.

    At long last, the most minimalist of the gift guides: a little guide for giving the gift of an experience. An experience is a lovely thing to give whether the recipient is a minimalist…

    December 16, 2014 11 Comments
  • giving: baby gifts.

    I’ve said before, and I’ll no doubt say again, that babies need so very little. But giving a baby a tiny gift is seemingly as irresistable as squeezing their chubby cheeks. And it’s nice to…

    December 11, 2014 7 Comments
  • giving: useful & usable.

    One person’s trash is another’s treasure. One person’s useless is another person’s useful . One person’s clutter is another person’s keepsake. It’s not possible to come up with a list of gifts that would be perfect for all…

    December 4, 2014 14 Comments
  • giving: books

    Like a jar of honey, a book is a thing to devour. With any luck a good book is one you keep on your shelf and cherish for years to come. With a little…

    November 25, 2014 23 Comments
  • giving: edible gifts

    Whether you make them yourself, or rely on the experts to make them for you, giving gifts that can be gobbled is a sure-fire way to win over a minimalist’s heart. Heck, it’s a…

    November 18, 2014 12 Comments
  • giving: fewer gifts, more thought.

    If the title of this post just sent you into a panic, I’m sorry. All of this less-is-more, quality-over-quantity business can start to sound like a dictum from some gift-giving guru with unattainable standards,…

    November 11, 2014 15 Comments
  • giving: a gift guide series for minimalists.

    Or minimalist-hopefuls. Or friends of minimalists. Everyone’s invited. We’re just at the tippy tippy top of November. But the snowflake lights are strung up on the streets near our apartment, the hardware store shelves…

    November 4, 2014 35 Comments