All posts filed under “Living Simply

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On Our Going Away Party

This past weekend was an experiment in controlled chaos.  Sawyer and I hosted our going away party (GAP) on Saturday and we believe it couldn’t have been more of a success.  We both had friends and family stop by to support us and rummage through… Read More

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On Meandering

Living in a small space such as Sunrise Spot can be stifling, even if there isn’t much cluttering up your space.  Sawyer and I try to keep our apartment clutter-free, but with our going away party coming up on Saturday, we’re hosting quite a few… Read More

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On Slow Evenings

A couple of night’s ago I experienced a blessing in disguise.  After a particularly long day at work, Sawyer and I enjoyed a night in to ourselves rather than bustling around doing work around the apartment or going out to see friends or have a… Read More

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On Kitchen Cabinets

It took me a great while to appreciate simplicity.  As I mentioned here, I wasn’t born with an inherent love of minimalism.  I grew up around my parents’ luxurious holiday parties – which included crystal wine glasses, hors d’oeuvres and caterers wearing black satin bowties… Read More

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On Gifting

Although Sawyer and I aren’t married, we like to celebrate our mile markers and anniversaries.  W have our anniversary coming up in a couple of days, so of course we’ll be swapping a gift or two.  As a child, my younger sister and I loved… Read More

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On Wall Colors

Sawyer and I have 82 days left to cherish the cozy little home we’ve made together in Sunrise Spot.  In less than three months, we will be swapping out the comforting yellow painted walls for a relaxing blue-grey paint in our new home.  In a… Read More

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On Bibliophilia

I have vivid memories of myself as a toddler sitting on the warm brown leather couch in my parents’ living room going over Hooked On Phonics flashcards with my mother.  In those moments, I loathed the time I spent sitting there, minute after tedious minute,… Read More