When you are childfree, parenting seems like it’s one big club. Parents say things like, “…you can’t possibly understand because you don’t have kids.” Like so many other life milestones, this seems to make sense. That once you have a child, you’ll understand all the “mom things”. Continue reading
The Alice in Wonderland story has some of my favorite topsy-turvy descriptions. Everything in the setting is out-of-place with strange proportions. In a muddled world, the environment signals the illogic of dreamworlds.
That’s how I feel when my home becomes disorganized.
This thing started when I decided that I wouldn’t set any goals for 2019.
Not for my business.
Not for my art.
Not for my education.
Not for my personal development.
I decided that I just wanted to select a project that I found inspiring. I wanted to do something positive that could keep me focused on beauty throughout the year.
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.