Why I Stopped Shopping at the Mall

It's been about six months since I started wearing the skirts everyday. It was done in part so I could connect with my more bohemian self, and also so I could simplify my outfit choices. It worked wonderfully at first. And then, in one misguided trip to Macy's I got carried away. I bought about … Continue reading Why I Stopped Shopping at the Mall

“Buy Nothing Until 2013” Challenge

Because I love my readers so much, you all get two posts today.  After perusing my RSS feeds, and catching up on other minimalist blogs, I stumbled upon the "Buy Nothing Until 2013" Challenge by Leo Babauta on his Zen Habits blog, which I love btw.  I wanted to share the link with you because I … Continue reading “Buy Nothing Until 2013” Challenge

Mastering the Art of Slow: The Grocery Store

A cute little story about patience in the grocery store: A man observed a woman in the grocery store with a three year old girl in her basket. As they passed the cookie section, the child asked for cookies and her mother told her "no." The little girl immediately began to whine and fuss, and … Continue reading Mastering the Art of Slow: The Grocery Store