Does a new, quirky gadget got you ready to open your wallet? Spend more than you originally planned? Here's how you can talk yourself out of it.
As a writer, words are very important. As you find out when learning a new language, certain words have nuances and connotations that you can only learn with time, practice and exposure to the new language. But we don't always pay attention to the words we use in our own language. Taking a slight detour... Continue Reading →
We just moved from a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom apartment to a 400 square foot studio on a college campus. Nonetheless, for an aspiring minimalist who wishes to live simply, without the burden of stuff (or rent), this is an absolute dream come true. That's not to say it's not without its challenges. My adorable little... Continue Reading →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=FN3z8gtDUFE We all need reminders now and then. I know I do. As a slow-pacer/ minimalist, I've fallen from grace. It's time to re-center, re-focus and get to work.
"Ten Common Beauty Products You Shouldn't be Putting on Your Skin"
I've always been intrigued by fashion, and how some people manage to look so put together, all the time. I don't want to say that I was ever too poor to have a cute outfit, but as an adult, I feel like I'm just figuring out how to dress myself. The more I'm inundated with impeccably dressed... Continue Reading →
So lent started last week, and the only thing I gave up was giving unsolicited advice. An awesome pursuit, as I can become a better listener and mind my own business. Except, my boyfriend said, "why don't you give up something hard?" I hadn't really thought about it much until I went to Amazon.com yesterday... Continue Reading →
I have to admit. I have an appliance hoarding problem. I've hated cooking for most of my life so I've acquired many appliances that can make cooking simpler. At one point in my life I had/have the following: Vegetable Steamer Blender Magic Bullet Knock-Off AirPopper Waffle Iron Juicer Toaster Toaster Oven Crock-Pot (2) Mixer This of course... Continue Reading →
When I wrote the post about the Buy Nothing Until 2013 Challenge, I have to be honest. I really didn't take it seriously. A couple of days later, I ordered a 50 dollar hair-styling product and a vegan meal planning book off the internet. I guess I wasn't supposed to have either of those things... Continue Reading →