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Eco care and giving up organic cosmetics on Slow and Happy blog about minimalism, slow life, health, ecology and conscious life

Eco Care and Why You Should Say Goodbye to Organic Cosmetics

Organic cosmetics are cool, if you are selling them. They are on the list of current trends. It is fashionable to look for SLS-free, minimalistic and organic cosmetics made by small local or the opposite: very exotic companies operating on swamps, in forests and forgotten villages. But what is so eco in shampoos packaged in …

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My Ecology

I want to be environment friendly. For my child, for my air, water, soil, food, for beautiful plants and animals. And on this way I don’t ask how to produce an ecological coffee maker which wouldn’t need electric energy and wouldn’t be made of plastic (toxic and not biodegradable) nor paperboard nor wood (cutting trees …

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Simple Year 2018 – Get Minimalist Experts’ Guidance for the Whole Year! Simplify Your Life in 2018

Today I want to introduce to you a great project, A Simple Year 2018. Below are the most important information and my reasons why it’s totally worth its price: less than $21/month. Registration is still open and you have a lifetime access to all materials. This super helpful and eye-opening course is initiated by one of my …

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Flies at Home – How to Get Rid of These Unwanted Guests?

The sun came out. You can not open the windows like in the winter – freely and without thinking. Flies, fruit flies, mosquitoes and other insects like to visit our homes. Flies at home: bothering, annoying, scaring, buzzing and biting. But they are also a great motivation for a better life! Because you know that …

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Lessons on Minimalism. From Travel

I’m writing this from a tiny, wooden house in the woods where we spend our family holidays. Yes, it’s not July or August. To enjoy my time with family and to enjoy trips, I need to avoid crowds, so we often travel outside the season, in spring or autumn. Oh, and generally in life, it’s …

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Our Children’s Day with a Fantastic Experience Gift for Toddlers

As minimalists, I and my Husband avoid buying unnecessary things and we even limit gifts for our kids from the extended family. We know how many times after getting most toys our Boys play with it. Not many. There are just a few toys in their room and it’s not because of our, parents’ rules. …

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All things needed by mom and child in the Europe spring

As a minimalist I am glad of every opportunity, which helps me to assess the suitability of items owned. A good test for this, which things I actually use and need every day, is moving out for several weeks. I and my nearly 2-year-old Son have lived for more than two months at my parents’ …

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I'm a Buyer Back. But Not Things Hoarder - Slow and Happy blog, minimalism, simple life, money saving

I’m a Buyer Back. But Not Things Hoarder

I’m a minimalist for years and it feels soooo good! I don’t want to get off this path which has brought me back so much space, time, energy and focus. I’ve done Buy Nothing experiment that was 100% success. You can read about its reasons and rules and about the experience and conclusions. And recently …

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What Does a Minimalist Buy March's Report - slow and happy blog about simple lifestyle, minimalism and motherhood (2)

What Does a Minimalist Buy? March’s Report

March was a good month when we did only necessary purchases. Below I present our family (of four) expenses except for bills, food, toilet paper, diapers, menstrual pads and my Husband’s personal items. If you want to know more about the series What Does a Minimalist Buy?, like why it’s worth to try buying less, …

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I’ve Bought 5 Dresses and I Still Consider Myself a Minimalist

As I’ve written in my February shopping report and informed you on Instagram, last month I’ve bought five dresses. On one day, in one shop. Here is how I see them in my minimalist wardrobe. Why I’ve bought five dresses being a minimalist? Firstly, for about four years I’ve been waiting for this moment when …

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What Does a Minimalist Buy? February’s Report

It’s the second report of the What Does a Minimalist Buy? series. To know why I publish my expenses, go to the January’s report. Below I share my family purchases from February, not including bills, food, toilet paper, diapers, menstrual pads and my husband’s items. What does a minimalist buy? February new things for the home ENTRY …

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What Does a Minimalist Buy January's Report - minimalism in practice

What Does a Minimalist Buy? January’s Report

Welcome to a new series of short articles, summing up my monthly purchases: What Does a Minimalist Buy? I’ve often written on this blog that real people’s stories and people’s lives’ examples are what really pushes us to make changes in our lives. I actually started decluttering after I’ve found out that there are people who …

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Our toddler’s capsule wardrobe | minimalism in practice

At the beginning of the year, in the middle of winter when we were much more clothes than during summer, I found myself totally overwhelmed by our Boys (aged 1 and 3) clothes. We don’t have many clothes for them. At least I thought so. I buy only a few items a year for the …

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Simple and Slow Living Plans for the New Year 2018. Will You Join?

Today I’ll share with you how I want to grow in three areas connected with the Slow and Happy blog subjects. They are minimalism, health + ecology, and slow living. There is nothing radical or extremely difficult in my plans for this year, so surely they can inspire you and maybe you’ll join me to some …

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Half a Year without Buying – Time to Start!

Buying for buying or buying with the hope of something made me tired. I’ve been making myself tired. I don’t buy much, but whenever I do not have anything missing, there comes a new need. Or need. Temptation. The promise that when I buy this product one area of my life will be better. Miraculous …

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