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How to shop estate sales without throwing books or losing money

Estate sales can be a blood sport. And the one I attended yesterday took the cake. It was stuffed FULL of people! But wait! What’s a minimalist doing at an estate sale? Inspiration, for starters. I realize that the stuff … Continue reading

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Just sharing the love

So, I put this ad on craigslist under “housing wanted” and tell about what a nice family we are….excellent credit, solid employment history…blah, blah,blah. The fun thing about craigslist is one never knows what kind of nut cases one is … Continue reading

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The Cart

“OOOOOOH!!!!  Look at this,” I squealed to Jay. “Oh-oh.  You’re on the internet again,” Jay said from the kitchen. “What else is new?” I replied.  I felt a little hurt. “It’s Craig again, isn’t it?” he asked. Now I was … Continue reading

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The other man in my life

I tried to stay away. Really I did. But the allure, the thrill….it was calling me. It started quite awhile ago. In the bedroom….isn’t that where a lot of trouble begins? The frustration! The dysfunction! Oh! The utter madness. And … Continue reading

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