How to Clean Your Microwave for Dummies

So, as much as I wish we could be all radiation-free and warm up our food old-school style in cast iron pots on top of wood burning fires, it's just not practical anymore (for everyday use). Thus, like any other human being, we rely on microwaves. And so, I am sure at one point or…

4 Stress-Free Holiday Decorating Tips from a Minimalist

Who doesn't love holiday decorating, pine scents, and red plush cotton pillows? However, for many years I struggled with designing my spaces tastefully without overloads of holiday clutter. Now, I've mastered a few clever techniques to increase holiday beauty while decreasing decor clutter: {1} Use seasonal items that work well throughout the year. An ivory throw will…

Need Some Blissful, Calming Music? Add This Spotify Playlist

Part of living simply is learning how to practice self-love methods. What better way to self-love then soothing, soft music with a warm cup of hot cocoa? Music is pure bliss and there is nothing quite like the feeling you get when  just the right song plays at just the right time. I have a Spotify…

Warning! Your Blog Could Shut Down At Anytime

So, today I was researching WordPress and to my horrid disbelief, I found that if you do host your blog via WordPress.com, there are clear Terms of Service (TOS) that state this: WordPress.com “may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without…

25 Key Tricks to Make Any Part of Your Home Look Better

Do you feel like your home and spaces could use a quick pick-me-up? Good news is you don't have to hire a professional interior designer to spruce things up or spend loads of money. Just by using a few techniques below, you'll instantly be on your way to a happier, healthier, and more classy home: Category…

5 One-Minute Tips to Unclutter Your Mind

Living an uncluttered life is all about simplicity, happiness, and getting out of that "I'm lost and crap what do I do with myself today" feeling. And no, this post is not about meditation but instead, offers other savvy ways to give your mind a bit of extra mojo. We are all busy in many…

80 Photos of My Best Designed & Organized Spaces (Slideshow Updated!)

I'm proud of my spaces and the vast work I've put into them. I also commend myself for the time, patience, and dedication it took to set up organizational systems in my home, but the productivity and cleanliness they bring to my spaces was so worth it. And though, I am not a professional designer, I…