Elemental Simplicity: Finding Your Values in 4 Everyday Moments.

“Be the designer of your world and not merely the consumer of it.” ― James Clear, Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones What are we looking for overall? What do we want to do with our limited time we have on this planet? Well that’s for you to…

Slowing Down to Find Your True North

I was sitting looking through various simplicity blogs this morning and I found them extremely varied in their “purpose.” Some were about financial simplicity where the author was aiming for purchasing less and saving on the daily essentials, others were focused on the Marie Kondo-type journey of getting rid of clutter while some were connecting…

When It All Came Down Around Me

D is for Doozy Divorce is a doozy, but somehow we made it through still good friends and supportive of each other in countless ways. The warning you hear sometimes is about your finances. We were never huge savers when together but C was in charge of the money and I tried not to spend…

Nifty 50 Minimalist Wardrobe

I am imagining a 5 minute getting dressed routine that always has enough variety. I am imagining a clean clear closet with inspiring pieces in it. I imagine looking in the mirror and being happy with what I see, every day. This is the goal of this wardrobe. If you only own things 1) you…

Make Your Own DIY Cold Brewed Coffee Concentrate (French Press Method)

French press coffee is absolutely, positively wonderful. It requires no electricity and the flavors of the coffee are really brought out by the steeping method. I love it hot, but have found it maybe even more enjoyable (personally) cold. Cold brewed french press is the best of all worlds, it’s easy, cheap and yummy. If…

Make Your Own Coffee Concentrate or Espresso (Moka Pot Method)

Cold brew and coffee concentrate are not the same method of making coffee, but at times they are both included in one product. Cold brew implies no heat being added and coffee concentrate is a very strong coffee to be used in a multitude of ways. I love cameleon cold brew, but four servings costs…