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"You Have Too Much Shit" downsizing self-help book Giveaway!

If you've been on Facebook or any other social media recently, you may have seen Chris Thomas's hilarious yet pragmatic little downsizing self-help book entitled "You Have Too Much Shit." Despite being able to download to PDF and other digital versions for free, I couldn't help but buy a few printed copies. Why (besides the fact that a printed book is always more fun than digital)? Because it's high time for another giveaway!

Read on below to enter...

You have too much shit book giveaway

The book paperback book starts out with:

William Morris famously said “have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful”. Well, the shit is pretty much everything else.

Funny AND true! What's really great though, is that it's so SPOT ON! Sure it's kind of a joke and uses the word SHIT many, many times, but it's actually practical and a very good reminder for us all! Don't buy so much shit!


Entering this giveaway is super simple.

First, make sure you're signed up for our mailing list below:

If you've signed up in the past, you don't need to sign up again.


Second, you must share this page on your favorite social media site (Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest)

When you share it, the visibility must be set to "public" so all can see it, not just your friends or followers.


Third, you must comment on this post (with some specific info)

In your comment you must provide the URL of the page where you shared this -- that's the only way I can check to see that you did it.

I know: 3 steps is a pain! But it really only takes 15 seconds. Do it now and this book could be yours!


Selecting a winner

On Wednesday, January 21st, one winner will be randomly picked from all those who have met all three of the above requirements. I will contact the winner via email, and once I get a current address, will ship the book to that lucky person right away.

Good Luck!

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18 comments on “"You Have Too Much Shit" downsizing self-help book Giveaway!”

    1. Sheri - You'll have a good have a good chance of winning if you share this page and post the link in your comment here!

      1. You don't need to moderate anything. That just means it is sent to me so I can approve before posting (weeds out the spam). To enter this giveaway, however, you need to share this page and then post the URL where you've shared here in the comments. Thanks!

  1. I'm in the process of planning a build and I'm super-excited...a book like this would really help to begin the process of diminishing the 'shtuff' that I'll need to let go of. Thank you for the opportunity to win it!

  2. The more you own- The more it owns you!
    I'm busy getting rid of STUFF! But the universe seems to abhor a void.
    Could use a little boost to the roost!

  3. Thanks for the kick in the butt, especially for free. I love your house, and used your design as an inspiration for mine. Thanks for that, also. 😎

  4. My husband is a pack rat, he still has clothes from 30 years ago and his adult childrens baby clothes and toys...UGH!