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My Marie Kondo don’t, my Marie Kondo dont, my Marie Kondo dont want none unless you’ve got junk hun. -Sir Mix-A-Lot This post tackles the seemingly most difficult category: Sentimental!  This includes cards, notes, photos, and anything that gives you all the feels when you look at it (not including hannah 😍). We extended this […]

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Much like how we all feel about The Jonas Brothers (YAS) getting back together (double YASSS), I think we can all agree the best part of being sick as a kid is was that you got to sit on the couch and promptly at 11:00 AM, watch The Price is Right (TPIR). The basic principles […]

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[posted by: Hannah]     Did someone say happy hour? I’m already on my way . . . Evan and I have mastered the art of happy hour. You already know that we love getting a good deal, not over-eating and having a cold drank at the end of a long week. You could say that […]

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[posted by: Evan]    This makes the shoe game look like it belongs at an infant’s birthday party. This month for date night we were going out and it was my turn to plan! I decided to plan Designated Date NightTM over lunch at work and developed a ten question quiz (see below) that Hannah […]

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[posted by: Evan]     If you haven’t read Part I, get out of here ya rascal and go read it! If you read part one, you know now the most important phrase of Tidying: Righty Tidy Lefty Loosey. Just kidding, we’ve made it through clothes and whew, what a rollercoaster of emotion! Also kidding. This […]

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[posted by: Hannah]     You might already know that I’m a person who is pretty anti-fad, so this whole post may surprise you. Yes, folks, I’m a hardcore KONDIE (AKA Marie Kondo fanatic). From the moment I first was introduced to her, I’ve felt that we are kindred spirits. After years of slowly pursuing a […]

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[posted by: Evan]     Break up with your girlfriend, because her date nights make me look bad – new song from Ariana Grande  Sometimes rules help. It took a really long time for me to get on-board with this idea Hannah put forth: DESIGNATED DATE NIGHT. Personally, I hate the idea of being put in […]

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[posted by: Hannah]     You could say our excitement about how we budget “started it all” (the blog, that is . . . not our relationship. But who knows, maybe that too). We heard peers say that they struggled with putting together a budget and/or sticking to it, and we wanted a simple way to […]

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[posted by: Hannah]     Oh boy . . . LONG POST ALERT. As I’ve become more and more vocal about our journey to become minimalists, I’ve received a lot of questions and even some push back. The biggest question: Why? Why pursue Minimalism? What’s the benefit? Why do you want less stuff? Why deprive yourself? […]

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posted by: Hannah The Bjorndal Blog’s tagline, Spend Less. Do More. Live Simply. really sums up our heart & mission in a nutshell. By being wise about spending and living minimally, we can do more of what we truly love with the people who are most important to us. It’s kind of funny that this tagline […]

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