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Simplicity = love.

If you are looking for inspiration to simplify your life and infuse it with love, welcome home.

Be more with less is about simplifying your life and really living. Living with less creates time and space to discover what really matters. Through decluttering, and focusing on the best things instead of all the things, you can create a life with more savings and less no debt, more health and less stress, more space and less stuff, and more joy with less obligation.

If you are overwhelmed and under-inspired, I know how you feel. I’ve been there. I’ve worked too hard, spent too much, and slept too little. I spent much of my adult life tired, full, stressed and sick. I always wanted more or thought I needed more to be happy, but I’ve changed my ways.

I’m Courtney Carver and started this website to share my story and help you discover the joy in less. I am (so happily) married, and mom to a teenage daughter. I’ve been making big, and small changes to live my life on purpose. I am a writer and photographer. I love yoga, reading, creating simple meals, and hiking and skiing in the Mountainwest. I also love to travel, spend time on the beach and connect with awesome people like you.

In 2006, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. While it doesn’t define me or this blog, it has had a huge impact on my life. Sometimes I share the lessons a life changing diagnosis delivers. I created Be More with Less and minimalist fashion challenge Project 333 in 2010. The past few years have been an incredible journey of love, health, and simplicity. I’m so grateful to be on this path.


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If this is your first visit, take a look around. You will find tips and ideas to simplify your life along with decluttering challenges, simple recipes, and very personal stories. Please make yourself at home and start with The Best Simplicity Articles (10 Most Popular Posts on Be More with Less) or …

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My story and minimalist fashion challenge Project 333 is featured in the March 2014 Issue of O, The Oprah Magazine.

While I never recommend anything that I don’t use and love myself, and the things I recommend are rarely things, I am an affiliate for some products and services and may be compensated if you purchase them. Your trust means everything to me, and I’ll never compromise that.

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