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Experiences Make Us Happier Than Things, Research Says

December 19th, 2009 · 6 Comments · lifestyle, money, simplicity

Time for last-minute but blessedly low-stress Christmas shopping. This is a guest post from fellow Portlander Katy Wolk-Stanley of The Non-Consumer Advocate, a blog I highly recommend. More support for a joyful, low-cost Christmas here. Katy writing: One part of this article on shopping that struck me as quite insightful was the subject of how [...]


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Conscious Frugality by Katy Wolk-Stanley

May 26th, 2009 · No Comments · money, simplicity

The other week I had the pleasure of taking Katy Wolk-Stanley of The Non-Consumer Advocate, out for coffee. She lives in Portland, Oregon like me; we’re even both in Southeast! We talked about our shared passions for blogging and reducing consumption, and we decided to do guest posts for each other. Here is Katy writing: [...]


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The Non-Consumer Advocate and Living In Reality

April 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments · lifestyle, money, simplicity

My husband Thor likes to send  good material for Diamond-Cut Life my way. His latest suggestion is a winner: a lively blog called The Non-Consumer Advocate. Its writer Katy Wolk-Stanley doesn’t buy anything new (with a few thoughtful exceptions). Her simple lifestyle lets her work only part-time as a labor and delivery RN, even back [...]


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