Kitchen Composting

Hi everyone!  So, I’m trying something new, well, new to me.  For some reason I’ve always been fascinated by the idea of composting.  I’ve never been in a living situation that was well suited for it, so when I moved to Kentucky, I decided to give it a try.  I bought all the stuff, but Read More

How I Lost 55 Pounds By Keeping Things Simple

Hi everyone!  Today I thought I’d share how simplifying my life helped me become the healthiest I’ve ever been.  In other blog posts I’ve shared that last year I made a lot of major changes in my life to get physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.  In the past year, I have lost 55 lbs, going Read More

Learning To Let Go Of Your Book Collection

Books are pretty much my favorite thing.  I love the way they smell, the way they feel, and how every time I’m about to start a new book I get all tingly.  I can’t wait to find out what happens next!  I’ve always loved books, and acquired quite a collection over the years.  I kept Read More

How To Use Your Favorite Book As Design Inspiration

Books are one of the great joys in my life, and have been for as long as I remember.  From Little House on the Prairie to Pride and Prejudice, books have been constant friends in my world.  I often come across things in real life that make me think of what I’ve read, and remind Read More

How To Stay Organized (And Alive) During A Zombie Apocalypse: Advice From A Professional Organizer

We all know a zombie apocalypse is coming.  After all, movies, television and books have been preparing us for the inevitable ravenous horde for decades.  So how do you stay alive when your neighbors turn into predators?  The secret bullet is organization, my friends.  And maybe real bullets.  If you’re not sure if you will Read More

How to Collect Souvenirs and Still Stay Clutter Free

I love traveling.  LOVE it.  Traveling gives me hope, opens my mind, and reminds me how beautiful diversity is.  I enjoy collecting souvenirs because they remind me of my adventures, traveling partners, and experiences.  So how do I maintain a simplified lifestyle while still collecting items from all over the world?  Here are some tips Read More

10 Habits To Help Simplify Your Home

1. Be Mindful About What Items You Bring Home If your goal is a simplified lifestyle, be aware of what you bring into your home.  Before you purchase anything new, even consumables like food or cleaning products, ask yourself if you really need the item.  New things often make our lives easier in the short Read More

Simplifying Your Way to Self Discovery: Your Spaces

Happiness has not come easily to me.  I have spent most of my life trying to be the person I thought I should be, or that I thought other people wanted me to be.  It has only been the last couple of years that I started to learn and accept who I truly am.  Have Read More