Elizabeth (Birdie) Womack and Laura Oldanie are co-hosts of the Tampa Bay group for Minimalist.org, which includes 100 Local Meetup Groups in 100 cities across 8 countries.
The organization, created by The Minimalists, helps people connect with online and in person with other people interested in achieving a minimalist lifestyle without adhering to a strict code or an arbitrary set of rules.
In a nutshell: "Minimalism is a lifestyle that helps people question what things add value to their lives. By clearing the clutter from life’s path, we can all make room for the most important aspects of life: health, relationships, passion, growth, and contribution," The Minimalists founders Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus write on their website. "Getting started is as simple as asking yourself one question: How might your life be better if you owned fewer material possessions?