Over the past two weeks I have been trying to figure out how to slow down but still accomplish what truly needs to be done each week. Over the summer, I piled chores, workouts, and other things into a couple days so that I had time to relax with my family the other days. I … Continue reading Sort of Crushing My 2020 Theme: Slow
Back to my first full work week since before the holidays and my headphones have been working in overdrive. I stumbled across some of the most beautiful and amazing podcasts about minimalism this week. Since I am a recovering shop-a-holic, listening to podcasts about decluttering and minimalism help me keep my old behaviors in check. … Continue reading From Clutter and Over Consumption to Simple and Minimalist
Happy New Year! Welcome back! I am officially, really back! Did you have a chance to check out my 2020 Themes, No Spend 2019 Update, or my 20 for 2020 articles? If not, check them out. I like to start each year with a plan and intention. I am thrilled that my 2020 theme is … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Welcome back! It's post-Christmas! I am feeling relaxed and ready for this New Year. I certainly missed writing. I missed sharing. I miss you all! In the New Year, there will be some changes for me. I decided that my 2020 theme would be Slow. The idea of a theme came from listening to the … Continue reading Thrived During the Holidays and Picked a 2020 Theme
What a week. I found myself grocery shopping slowly as I listened to The Slow Home Podcast episode, Busy and slow - can they co-exist? Usually I like to take in all of the sights and sounds of the grocery store. I truly enjoy the experience. However, I felt a bit overwhelmed this week so … Continue reading Slow, Snow, and Insanity
Insanity. Yes. Pure insanity. Marie Kondo now has a store! A store where you could buy her favorite things that spark joy to her. I love the KonMari method. I liked Marie Kondo until this point. Her shop says toss your crap and buy what makes her happy. Then guess what. You will not be … Continue reading The Queen of Tidy Wants You to Shop her Joy Sparking KonMari Items
We are in Thanksgiving week here in the United States. I can feel the insanity in the air. I call it Crazy Hell. I am trying to be slow and intentional this week by not get caught up in the insanity. However, I am totally looking forward to my personal Black Friday tradition. I grocery … Continue reading Oh Black Friday, What Fresh Hell You Are… or How I am Thriving this Week