Happy Earth Day! I hope you are all doing well and staying safe in these strange times. For me, Earth Day is a time to reflect on the impact I am having on our planet and see if there are ways I could be doing better or taking my journey towards sustainability a step further.
Hi everyone! Welcome back to the blog. As you may or may not have noticed, I haven’t been very active on here or over on Instagram lately. First of all, I want to let you know that I am working on my Spring capsule post and I hope to have that up for you soon!
Well, it’s official – I am now part of the thirties club. I had my 30th birthday back in September. It passed by innocuously enough; I celebrated quietly and simply with Jason and close friends, and snuck in a visit with my family just before. I’ve never been much of a big-birthday-blowout type, so that
With the change from summer to fall, Slow Fashion Season has also come to a close. If you haven’t heard of it, Slow Fashion Season was a challenge in which participants committed to bringing nothing new into their wardrobes for the entire three months of summer, instead encouraging consumers to turn to more sustainable alternatives
There are two ways to have enough: one is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less. G.K. Chesterton The path to minimalism is fraught with difficulty, traps, and distractions. I still struggle with wanting more, even though I have experienced the benefits of living more simply first-hand. It’s so
I was watching a vlog from one of my favourite bloggers the other day. In it, she was showing all of the new clothes she recently purchased for an upcoming trip. It made me almost cringe when she talked about what she had bought, in particular one item that she will ‘definitely still wear after
Once in a while, you read a book that speaks to you so deeply, you feel like it was written just for you. For me, Soulful Simplicity is one of those books. Written by Courtney Carver of Be More With Less, the book shares her personal story of why and how she simplified her life.
Being a perfectionist is one of those things you’re supposed to say in an interview when they ask what your weaknesses are. It’s made to sound like a bad thing that you sneakily turn into something good. (Does anyone actually do this anymore, or is it too well known now?) In my case, it could
It all started with cleaning out a closet. I am not a very outgoing person. In fact, I’m quite the opposite. I have a tendency to be shy, a little self conscious, and a lot awkward at times. And I really dislike being the centre of attention. And yet, I have a blog where I