Posts tagged simple home
Creamy Tomato and Basil Soup Recipe

We all know those women who look like they can do it all. Whether it’s having a prosperous career, exercising daily, or putting a homemade dinner on the table – it’s like they know this secret that the rest of us are struggling to find. Well, I have some good news for you. There is a little trick that I’ve uncovered to make one thing in your life a little easier. Here is how to create a thoughtful tradition by making a homemade soup as part of a weekly ritual.

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5 Ways to Decorate with Eucalyptus

One of my favorite ways to decorate during the winter months is by using fresh greenery in my home. Being greeted by fresh eucalyptus when you walk in the door can instantly put you in a good mood. Eucalyptus has a calming effect that smells exceptionally soothing. A minimalist home incorporates elements from the earth, so using fresh eucalyptus will brighten up your space and make you feel connected with nature. Here are 5 ways to decorate with eucalyptus for a minimalist-inspired home.

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Locals Only: A Holiday Gift Guide for Every Cool Girl

Holiday gift shopping always ends up becoming kind of stressful. You know what I mean? Nothing kills my holiday spirit like waiting in long lines, fighting for a parking spot, and getting lost in the crowd. So here’s what I’m thinking. This year, why not skip the mall? Here is your locals only holiday gift guide for all of the cool girls in our lives.

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5 Simple Thanksgiving Appetizer Plates

Simple living starts with finding joy in the in-between moments and appreciating the little things that we don’t always notice. While holidays can sometimes feel like an obligation, there are special moments to uncover in every corner with a simple shift in perspective. Making some simple Thanksgiving appetizer plates is a special way to enjoy holiday gatherings with a present mind and an open heart.

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The Biggest Decorating Tip is Actually the Smallest

You are about to find out that the biggest decorating tip is, in fact, very small. If you’ve been following along with my journey of building a simple home and uncovering some minimalist decorating tips, then you may have noticed that I use one of the smallest things everywhere.

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Halloween 1992: Capturing The Moment

Lately, I’ve been feeling under stimulated by social media. Especially when I go on Instagram, I no longer feel the magic behind photo sharing. Everything has started to look the same, and I’m seeing how quickly trends evolve, reach their capacity, then burn out. In the world of bloggers and “influencers,” this month everyone is at a pumpkin patch - or candidly posing with a pumpkin at the grocery store. Next month everyone will be wearing sweaters and holding a pumpkin spice latte under autumn leaves. Then of course, more holiday cheer photo-ops at the Christmas Tree lot. The captions are “feeling all sorts of fall vibes” or “give me all the cozy sweaters.”

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