Category Archives: Challenges

Plastic Free July

On the third of July I found out about this challenge called Plastic Free July, and if you know me, you know what happened next. Yes, I jumped in with both feet. Back when I was a child, plastic was … Continue reading

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A new beginning

It’s true then. What’s more, I’m finally starting to feel like I really did it – though I never thought I would. But I did and it feels good. My new apartment – although not nearly finished yet – already … Continue reading

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After the move

Last Monday was the big day. No, the house wasn’t ready yet. Not by a long shot, but the living room and two of the bedrooms were ready enough. So the movers came and my furniture plus a staggering amount … Continue reading

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My dream home

I’d love to live in a tiny house and have been ogling them on the world wide web for ages. Compact, clutterfree and low maintenance. That would be my dream home. But since I can’t live in a dream, I’m … Continue reading

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No Paper Towels

Always on the lookout for tips on how to live a simple, sustainable life, I recently came across the Reduce Footprints Blog, and was thrilled to see that every week, on Wednesday they start a new Challenge. They call it … Continue reading

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Working Towards Minimalism

July 2008. I’d been FLYing off and on for a couple of years already, and at the time I really thought my house wasn’t too bad. So we had three computers in the living room, but that’s only to be … Continue reading

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No New Clothes and Project 333

A little over a year ago I embarked on the No New Clothes Challenge, and at the time I was fairly confident I could do this. I would buy no new clothes for a year. I’d also joined the Project … Continue reading

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