Thankful Thursday

Posted by Marko on January 27, 2018 in Off Topic |

It has been almost two weeks since I officially launched markoaten. Since then, I’ve found a lot to be thankful for.

See, this isn’t my first blog. In the past I blogged about social media, but I became so inundated with all of the social media I was involved in that I finally quit blogging and stopped using some social media outlets, namely Twitter.

It became too much for me to manage my full-time job, husband, kids, Twitter updates, Facebook updates, attend Tweet Ups and social media gatherings, and then — actually have time and energy left over to do the one thing I really wanted to do — blog. Read more…


It’s a Small Minimalistic World

Posted by Marko on January 22, 2018 in Off Topic |

Today I was honored and humbled by being featured as one of A Life Set Free’s “11 Up & Coming Minimalist Bloggers You Should Know About.” If you see the other — much more talented — bloggers featured there, you’ll understand why. Thanks again Marianne!

It was just recently that I realized that my goals and aspirations are parallel with a minimalist approach to life. In fact, when starting this blog, I didn’t realize that “minimalism” even applied to me.

I’m not saying I’m ready to sell all of my stuff and live in a tent (although my husband has accused me of that exact plan), but I’ve truly been embracing this whole less is more mindset for quite some time. Read more…


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Posted by Marko on November 22, 2017 in Off Topic |

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