Why a Casual Capsule Wardrobe Works For Me

Grey Shirts

By, Robert Leonardo, THAC Around two months ago I removed a pile of shirts from my closet.  Not just a purge of shirts I no longer wore, but those I frequently wore. I replaced the majority of my shirts with one brand, one style, one colour T-shirts, my favourite type of shirt.  I am writing here […]

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Are We Losing The Soul of The Tiny House Movement? A Response

The following is a response to the question posed, on The Tiny Project by, Alek Lisefski By Dan Byl  Are more cluttered, upscaled, tech-heavy and luxury filled tiny homes ruining the tiny home movement? I don’t think so. A tiny home is a tool. It is a method of going about expressing a person’s values and beliefs. […]

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What is to be gained from living a less consumptive life?

In the first part of our minimalist series, I explored why there is no right way to be a minimalist. The next logical question is why you would want to pursue a minimalist lifestyle and be a ‘minimalist’? 1) More Money in Your Pocket. When you have identified what is important in your life, naturally, you […]

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There Is No ‘Right Way’ to Be Minimalist

by Brittany Bruce Minimalism is having an ‘in vogue moment’ right now. Minimalist and simple living blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels are popping up all over the internet. At its core, minimalism Is about making priorities for how you want to live your life. However, there is a common misconception about what minimalism ‘looks’ like in […]

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Tomorrow, Less is More

by Robert Leonardo, T.H.A.C. Originally published 12/07/2016 Revised 02/02/2017 T.H.A.C. is immensely appreciative of Canadian news agencies for their efforts to cover the tiny house message. For nearly three years, many Canadian news outlets have offered some great content on the ‘tiny house trend’ and ‘movement’. Some news companies have done so numerous times and are […]

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A Call for Standards!

Originally published 11/16/2015 Edited 02/02/2017 A critical failure of various governments is not to reevaluate some antiquated building standards; some laws and regulations are preventing people from obtaining sustainable and affordable housing. In many municipalities, the minimum size you can have for a dwelling is dictated. How/if you can be off-grid is also determined. What services you […]

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Take Inventory of The Heart, Not Possessions

Originally posted 1/18/2015 Revised 02/02/2017 Over the last 10-15 years, entire industries have been founded and flourished teaching how-to and supplying consumers with goods to organise their in-home stuff. Organisations have formed, books and websites were written, professional designation titles such as, “Professional Organizers” have surfaced. Institutions glean and design plenty of clever ways for […]

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Tiny Homes: The Romance Mislead?

Originally Published 12/31/2014 Revised 02/02/2017 Tiny house living (or similar) is not an entitlement to living a fairy tale. There are some massive, pervasive misconceptions about tiny home / micro-house building and ownership. In the last year of two, a romance notion that has permeated the pop culture and can fail to tell the entire scope […]

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