Healthy Eating, Simplified

Nothing tastes as good as being healthy feels. ~Author unknown Before I go on about the ways I have simplified the task of feeding my family, I want to say that it has been a long road getting here and I’m not quite sure the path to eating perfection will ever be attained, nor shouldContinue reading “Healthy Eating, Simplified”

Uniquely Minimalist: Why my Definition of Minimalism is Different than Yours (And, that’s okay)

“Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it.” ~ Joshua Becker If you ever came to my house for a visit, first of all, I would offer you a cup of Harney and Sons Tea with perhaps a homemade pumpkin muffin, and side of freshly cutContinue reading “Uniquely Minimalist: Why my Definition of Minimalism is Different than Yours (And, that’s okay)”

The Why? before the How? Why I’m “Striving toward Minimalism”

“Frugality is one of the most beautiful and joyful words in the English language, and yet one that we are culturally cut off from understanding and enjoying. The consumption society has made us feel that happiness lies in having things, and has failed to teach us the happiness of not having things.” ~Elise Boulding EmbarkingContinue reading “The Why? before the How? Why I’m “Striving toward Minimalism””

Striving toward Minimalism

“The more you have, the more you are occupied. The less you have, the more free you are.”  – Mother Teresa  Minimalism. Intentional living. Simplicity. These few words are my mantra, lately. For some time, years now, a tide has been turning inside of me that spoke of desire and intent to finally do somethingContinue reading “Striving toward Minimalism”

Joy: It’s Your Choice

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi This blog post has been a long time coming–a year in the making, actually. The time away has been spent on rest and rejuvenation, intense personal renewal and reflection, an invaluable year spent refining myself in aContinue reading “Joy: It’s Your Choice”