Sometimes things fall apart.
It happens to everyone–or at least most people–at some point. And recently, things fell apart for me. Without getting into too many details, through no fault of our own, we have been forced to leave our home for an indefinite amount of time (at least several months). The emergency happened in the middle of the night: Scott and I picked up our baby, grabbed the carrier and a blanket, and left. We called my parents, who had just moved into their new place (which was, of course, a cardboard canyon of moving boxes) and joined them. To make things worse, we were also in the midst of moving. In fact, our offer on a new place had been accepted that very day and we were in a celebratory mood.
Continue reading “Why I’m choosing to be positive, every damn day”
Minimalism is such a buzzword these days, but I think it’s often misunderstood. You don’t need to purge all of your belongings and live off the land to be a minimalist, nor do you need to count all of your possessions and stick to a certain number. Instead, I think it comes down to a few simple principles.
Continue reading “What minimalism means to me”
I am beyond excited to get this blog up and running again. Stay tuned for new content and a new look.
As I’ve become more and strict with my list of ingredient no-nos, I’ve developed a love for simplicity. Quite a few of the products I’ve been using and loving these days have one or two ingredients, tops. Like these…
Continue reading “On simple products … and a resolution update”
Have you heard of capsule wardrobes? This trend mixes fashion with minimalism, organization, being eco-friendly, and being budget-conscious. It brings the mantra of “quality over quantity” to personal style, and offers an awesome antidote to the fast fashion movement that’s so harmful to our environment and wallets.
Basically, I’m in love. Continue reading “Why I’ve fallen in love with capsule wardrobes”