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You buy designer gear every season to spruce up your wardrobe. When the weather changes, you realize some of these pricey trends are over. It's as if you handed your hard-earned money to the fashion gods and are never getting it back. This is a common fa
Last week, I read an article in the 'New York Times' about a couple who gave up luxuries -- two cars, wedding china to serve two dozen people, a two-bedroom apartment -- and started to live the ultimate simple life. Inspired by blogs and web sites, Tammy Strobel and Logan Smith streamlined their belongings to a -- gasp! -- 100 items. They donated books, sweaters, shoes, pots and pans, even a TV to charity, and soon enough accomplished their goal. It has been three years and the Portland, OR couple now live in a 400-square-foot studio with a nice-sized kitchen, have traded in their cars for bikes, and are debt-free (they owed about $30,000 when they began to make these changes).