As you can see, I am participating in this lovely event!
There are ways of enjoying the holidays without it hurting!
I used to describe the holidays as a “bucket of stress.”
I worked right up to the day before Christmas eve, I spent more powder than I could afford on plundering, I spent my week off marauding all over the state, from one gathering to another, and got scurvy from eating nothing but sugar. Me crew was feeling mutinous, and I couldn’t wait to get back to high seas!
Then, as I embraced simple living, I began to think, “There must be a better way.”
Of course, there was. Over time, we began to stop trying to do it all and create a Norman Rockwell holiday. Instead, we found traditions that worked for us.
And as I talked to other minimalists, I learned that I was certainly not alone in my efforts to rethink the holidays. In hearing other people’s ideas, we were able to create a holiday season…
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