Holidays

Ideas for gifts, decor, planning and hosting for holidays like Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving, Halloween, etc.

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Minimalist Gifts For Him

Looking for gift ideas for minimalist men can be a challenge. Most gift ideas are completely based in consumerism and many men don’t want a lot of things. Choosing minimalist gifts for him can be stressful too! How can you give him a meaningful gift without giving him stuff he doesn’t need or want? I […] Read more…

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100+ Consumable Gifts For under $25

Consumable gifts are gifts that can be eaten or used up in some way. Think: food, drinks, candles, lotion, and even gift cards. Consumable gifts are one of the best things to give a minimalist. Since they are something that will be used up, there is nothing left to clutter their home once it’s done! […] Read more…

Gifts for Minimalists

65+ Gifts for Minimalists (that fit your budget!)

Looking for gift ideas for minimalists can be a challenge. What are you supposed to get for the person who doesn’t want things? You know they don’t want stuff they don’t need, and probably even consider themselves anti-consumerist, meaning they actively try to avoid buying things. Choosing gifts for a minimalist can feel really stressful! […] Read more…

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25+ Simple Party Food Ideas on a Budget

I’ve gathered some great ideas for party food for a crowd on a budget for you! All the ideas are simple and affordable to make so you can focus on having a good time at your own party rather than worrying about perfectly timing when each dish comes out of the oven. I find the […] Read more…

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Have Yourself a Minimalist Christmas

A minimalist Christmas is one where you choose the gifts and activities intentionally and in alignment with a minimalist lifestyle. Choosing fewer but more intentional gifts, simplifying your gift list, and wrapping gifts intentionally make each gift more meaningful to the recipient than a huge pile of gifts. When it comes to minimimalist Christmas gifting, […] Read more…

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Minimalist Cards Picked Just For You

Minimalist cards have a simple design and generally feature subdued colors, neutrals or even black and white. Preference is given to hand made cards with natural materials but many mainstream card brands have options that fit the minimalist aesthetic too. Who doesn’t love getting a card in the mail from a loved one. Especially this […] Read more…

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Hosting a Minimalist Dinner Party

Entertaining or hosting a dinner party as a minimalist can be a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be. You’ve minimized your kitchenware, but now don’t have enough for all your guests. You want to make a nice impression, but don’t want to store a bunch of decorations just to be used once or twice […] Read more…

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What To Do With Leftover Cranberry Sauce?

Wondering what to do with leftover cranberry sauce now that your holiday feast is over? No worries! I’ve collected 21 awesome ideas for what to do with it! Whether you freeze it to use later, or recreate a new recipe with it, don’t let that sweet and tart cranberry yumminess go to waste! Use it […] Read more…

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6 Clutter-free Minimalist Halloween Decor Ideas

Halloween is decidedly quite un minimalist in most ways. But I’m going to challenge you to that it is possible to decorate for silly holidays like Halloween without filling your house with plastic dollar store clutter! Minimalist Halloween Decor Minimalist Halloween decor is usually a combination of natural elements like branches, flowers, pumpkins, and leaves. […] Read more…

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Frugal Minimalist Black Friday

As a frugal minimalist, what are you supposed to do about Black Friday? On one hand, you’re so thankful for what you already have and want to avoid the consumerism trap that is Black Friday/Cyber Monday. On the other hand, some of the sales really are a great deal which totally appeals to your frugal […] Read more…

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