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Within These Walls

I curl up in bed at night with my fluffy IKEA clearance bin comforter and a half-read library book, the sounds of my husband tapping away on his work tablet in the living room and my daughters’ sleepy thick breathing comforting me, like a solid rain pummeling our old window panes. 415 more words


One of Each

I wear very little make-up but I do use a dusting of blush and some lipstick each day I go to work.  I have streamlined to the extent that I own and use just one lipstick and one blush. 113 more words


Here's to Another One

After practically an entire month of gorging ourselves with mashed potatoes, stuffing, yule logs and way too much champagne (+ your pleasure), it is that time of the year again. 803 more words


The Opposite of Minimalism 

I typically drive by this sign at least once every day. This is a problem. You wouldn’t think a non political sign could slowly drive someone insane, but this sign is becoming my undoing. 70 more words


Not the Splits!

You’d think that as a tree-hugging minimalist, I’d prefer an online calendar. And while I use one for back-up and electronic reminders, I love my paper calendar. 91 more words

Food For Thought

Not a Resolution

I’ve spent four months getting my health on track. Actually, that’s not accurate; I’ve spent years trying and just figured out what works for me four months ago. 620 more words


A Quiet Christmas and Look Toward 2017

Our December was hectic and overflowing with my daughter’s involvement in the Nutcracker and Kirk transitioning to a new job. Last week I turned in my grades for my… 349 more words

Values Based Living