Archive: 2020

2021 Thoughts

Did anyone else go round and round about goals and resolutions and planners and anything …

Gift Guide: for the Minimalist

Minimalists can be the hardest people to shop for if you're not used to having a mini…

Gift Guide: for the Homemaker

It's on my 101 in 1001 list to share gift guides on the blog, as a way to share some …

What Kinds of Actors Make a Party Better

What Kinds of Actors Make a Party Better

This post was written for the Simple by Stephanie audience. If you're planning to th…

The First First

The First First

If you don't already know this (I mentioned it on Instagram), my dad passed away on S…

Life Updates

Life Updates

In my mind, it seemed like it had been a very long time since I posted. But it actually h…

Want to be Happier? Boundaries

Let's talk guarding your mind and mental health. In our modern society, we are consum…

Living on One Income

In talking about the switch from full-time, outside of the home career to full-time homem…

Full, Not Busy

As I sit here writing this post, I realize how productive I've been in the past week.…

Finishing Touches: Creating a Cozy Home

I've always thought of my home as a place of rest and grounding. Numerology supports …

Favorite Things Lately

I used to share three favorites every week - when something works particularly well for …

How I Slow Down the Days

I know I've mentioned slow living a lot. In my diet, my routines, even in the content…

Let’s Chat about Fulfillment in Life, Even as a Homemaker

I wanted to take a post to have a chat about fulfillment in life. Mainly, to dispel the n…

Adopting a Minimalist Diet

When I posted about our updated kitchen and the super adorable pantry containers, I wante…

Timeless and Sustainable Wardrobe on a Budget

Even though the time frame started in May, you know I've been checking things off the…

No, Your Eyes Do Not Deceive You

You are in the right place. Well, I should say, if you were looking for Not Entirely Perf…

Raspberry Muffins and a Kitchen Update

I've been doing yearly home tours since we moved in in May 2016, but we haven't …

Proper Clothing Care and Why I Care for the Things Around Me

I like getting dressed every day. In an actual dress, like I mentioned . And though I lo…

My One Day and Everyday Cleaning Routine

I know that title seems confusing - how can my cleaning routine be a one day routine but …

Slow Living Homemaker Morning and Evening Routines

I've posted about my morning and evening routines before, but they always focused ar…

Producing versus Consuming: Active Slow Living

I think we all just spent a few months experiencing slow living - a stark contrast to mos…

Getting Dressed Everyday (and My Current Skincare, Makeup, and Hair Routine)

This post has been written and scheduled for awhile. I was going to put a disclaimer her…

Cooking Dinner ... Every Night?

Are you cooking more or less during quarantine? Unless you're already out, of course…

My New 101 in 1001 List

I know what you're thinking - another list? Didn't the last one just start? Not …

Favorite Things Lately

Since I switched up my blog content at the end of March, I haven't shared a Three on…

Letting the Pages Turn. Because I Get To, I Don't Have To.

The emotional ups and downs of this time are crazy, aren't they? On the one hand, I&…

What is Homemaking?

I'm switching gears today off the topic of slow living and onto the other topic I f…

Microwave Culture, the Myth of Balance, and the Peace of a Slowed Down Life

Slow living . This concept that I'm basing more than just my blog posts around. It …

Everything That's Been Hard Lately

An ominous title for a post, I know. I do, in general, want to keep this space a spot o…

Things Look Different

Things look different around here. Maybe you noticed when you opened this post, and m…