Posts tagged farmhouse
Get the Look: Simple Living Kitchen

I started my blog shortly after moving into my studio apartment in June 2018. My best friend came over after I moved in, and of course, we ate pizza on my bed, listening to music and flipping through coffee table books (because that’s what you do). But while I was telling her all of my ideas for articles, she said, “Well, why don’t you just show people where you got all your cute stuff for your apartment?” So 6 months later… here are my long overdue favorite home decor pieces for a simple living kitchen.

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Handmade Minimalist Christmas Ornaments

Growing up with grandparents from Norway, we did things a little differently around the holidays. Christmas time really was filled with holiday cheer in a very sustainable way. The Scandinavian way to decorate focuses on simplicity, coziness, and handmade decorations that are celebrate sentimental value. Here are 5 handmade minimalist Christmas ornaments that you can make at home for an extra cozy holiday.

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1997: A Norwegian Breakfast on the Farm

Throughout my childhood, my Norwegian grandmother used to take me on trips to Europe just the two of us every year. My most memorable summer was spent on our family’s farm in 1997 when I was 6-years-old. We stayed with my great-grandparents in their small town called Øyjord outside of Narvik, Norway (population estimation around 100, no joke). As a young child, staying on the farm for about a month at a time, with no one my age, made me really homesick after just a couple days.

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