New year. New word.

Over the past few years, my husband and I have gotten in the habit of choosing a word to focus our new year. We don’t have to choose the same word, as we might have different goals in our jobs, etc. BUT whichever word we choose, we try and apply it in every area we ...

colliding simplicities

For the past few weeks, I’ve been listening to a LOT of podcasts and clips on youtube, vimeo, and even TED on the concept of minimalism and how it can help us as mothers, consumers, and society. (I used to read. Then I had kids.  So now audio anything is my primary “input” right now.) ...

a blaze for simplicity

30. September 2016 home&family, simplicity 0
a few days ago, i subscribed to a free 3-day decluttering series by genevieve parker hill.  (if you want to do it too, go here and sign up!) i really appreciated the last day, where she talked about the concept of the “blaze.” basically, you take a basket or a box, walk through your space, and deposit ...

Starting something simple

25. September 2016 photos, simplicity 0
We  allow junk, don’t we? Mail we don’t want creates piles on our counters. Miscellaneous paper debris comprised of old receipts, business cards, and gum wrappers find themselves stuffed in our wallet or the bottom of our bags. I might even find a baby sock randomly wedged there as well. Stuff we don’t need… stuff ...