One of the best ways to dip your toes in the waters of a minimalist lifestyle is to first purge the obvious excess. Here's a cheat sheet to get you started: 20+ Thins You Can Get Rid of Without Even Missing - Common Duplicates from Your Home | 31 Days Exploring Minimalism | simple living, declutter, unclutter, get rid of clutter
Free Printable! Ask the same 20 questions year after year (1-18, but probably age 3 or 4 is a great age to start) and see how your child's responses change year to year. Makes a great keepsake to give to them when they turn 18.
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Popcorn Ceiling To Plank Ceiling | The Lettered Cottage. For a pack of six, 8' long planks, at Lowe's: Eleven dollars. Each pack of planks covers 14 square feet. (It only cost 155 dollars to do our entire office/guest bedroom!)