In the San Francisco Chronicle, she says after some experimentation to find the right balance, the shift felt right, became natural, and saved them a lot of money.
"We wanted to live the American Dream: buy a big house, drive a big car," she recalls. "We rode that wave for a while, but having stuff didn't make us happier."
..."This is what I do," she says of the lifestyle that she outlines on her blog and in her book. "If it works for you, too, great. If not, that's fine. Figure out a system that works for you."