When I got my first apartment, I quickly became aware that homes take work to maintain. Each item takes up space and I wanted as much space as possible to be peaceful and creative. But the process of decluttering can be time consuming, especially when you try to tackle an entire room. One trick is to break up each room into several smaller tasks, cleaning each slowly.
According to every magazine, blog and instagram quote, each January, a new year promises a new you. We make resolutions, or anti-resolutions, with the goal of bettering ourselves and transforming our lives. One of the most fulfilling goals is that of having a peaceful organized home. Continue reading
I didn’t have salt and pepper shakers. This is a shock to most people. First, they must process my presumption that I have properly seasoned your food. Then, they consider my audacity in skipping over this mainstay of culinary tools. Why no shakers? Simply put, I hadn’t found the right ones yet. Continue reading
While most collectors talk about growing a collection, minimalists look for ways to shrink their belongings. Below are some tips on how to decide which trinkets stay as a part of your beloved collection. Continue reading
I remember being really confused the first time I heard the term “bullet journal.” A coworker pointed to my notebook and said, “Is that a bullet journal?”
I told them, “no,” because I had no idea what they meant.
This craft is so simple, I’m surprised I didn’t think of it sooner. I’ve kept different plants in these terra cotta pots over the years. Lately, I’ve been looking to put them in my office where there is little natural light.
Toddler crafts can be hard to find! I wanted to do something with my son to celebrate fall and make a decoration that we could keep out for the season. This project is perfect because they can just play with the materials.
I was a mess when I came home from the hospital with my son. Although I had a healthy pregnancy, stayed busy, and felt really empowered, I had a difficult, scary birth. I actually had preeclampsia that remained undiagnosed until two weeks after my due date. My blood pressure looked healthy because I have low blood pressure normally.
By delivery, my kidneys, liver and heart were quite strained.
Whether you live in a small or spacious home, you probably appreciate areas with closed storage. It allows you to hide away the mess.
When we moved from loft living to a two bedroom home, anticipating the birth of my son, I knew we needed to trade some of our open shelving for doors that closed.