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Why from Garden to Table?

There seems to be a movement back to the basics of life; a simplifying of lifestyles.  Many are realizing the importance and value of a good healthy lifestyle, which includes being more aware of what we eat. 64 more words

Simplifying your Life: From Outer Peace to Inner Peace

My fiancé Owen and I are in the process of preparing to move into an apartment. We currently live in a large home with roommates, so we’ll be downsizing a bit. 1,229 more words



The world comes rushing through.  Attempting to be in three places at once, get everything done, make all the right decisions, and keep up can, and often does, takes up the majority of our time.   190 more words


The school day routine

Each school night, we follow the same routine:

7:00 Vitamins/medicine for everybody. I start prep work for the next day:

  • Set out clothes for Anya and myself (Kai will wear jammies until after breakfast)
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Kondo - Phase 3 paperwork

I love the ethos of Marie Kondo. Keep what you love and what brings you joy. While absent from the blog I tackled some paperwork. I reduced it down to just one ottoman and could let one go! 60 more words


How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count My Kitchen Tools...

Anyone who knows me has heard me admit that I have hoarding tendencies. (Think: cans of pumpkin from the commissary while living overseas. And then there’s my pottery “collection”…) 1,050 more words

Real Food

sparking joy: minimalism and makeup... current state of my collection

I’ve done a lot of culling in the last year. This is still a fairly large collection, but it’s a work in progress as much as anything, so let’s call it my current, edited makeup collection. 194 more words