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2021 Thoughts

2021 Thoughts

Did anyone else go round and round about goals and resolutions and planners and anything else related to scheduling 2021? I sure did. It…

Gift Guide: for the Minimalist

Gift Guide: for the Minimalist

Minimalists can be the hardest people to shop for if you're not used to having a minimalist in your life. But the great thing about us …

Gift Guide: for the Homemaker

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 of my favorite things. I decided to start with hom…

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 throw a successful party, you'll want to have al…

The First First

The First First

If you don't already know this (I mentioned it on Instagram), my dad passed away on Saturday. Even though I just posted a life update a…

Life Updates

Life Updates

In my mind, it seemed like it had been a very long time since I posted. But it actually hasn't, just about 3 weeks. Perhaps it just fee…

Want to be Happier? Boundaries

Want to be Happier? Boundaries

Let's talk guarding your mind and mental health. In our modern society, we are consuming more content than ever. And these things we co…

Living on One Income

Living on One Income

In talking about the switch from full-time, outside of the home career to full-time homemaker, I would be remiss if I brushed over the fact…

Full, Not Busy

Full, Not Busy

As I sit here writing this post, I realize how productive I've been in the past week. I have times like that, where my energy levels eb…

Finishing Touches: Creating a Cozy Home

Finishing Touches: Creating a Cozy Home

I've always thought of my home as a place of rest and grounding. Numerology supports this, our house is a four . But as a minimalist, i…

Favorite Things Lately

Favorite Things Lately

I used to share three favorites every week - when something works particularly well for me, I want to tell other people about it. Since I …

How I Slow Down the Days

How I Slow Down the Days

I know I've mentioned slow living a lot. In my diet, my routines, even in the content I consume. So many people are disillusioned with …

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

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 notion that a person can't find fulfillment bei…

Adopting a Minimalist Diet

Adopting a Minimalist Diet

When I posted about our updated kitchen and the super adorable pantry containers, I wanted to share about what I've been eating and jus…

Timeless and Sustainable Wardrobe on a Budget

Timeless and Sustainable Wardrobe on a Budget

Even though the time frame started in May, you know I've been checking things off the 101 in 1001 list. It seems like a lot but those 1…

No, Your Eyes Do Not Deceive You

No, Your Eyes Do Not Deceive You

You are in the right place. Well, I should say, if you were looking for Not Entirely Perfect, you are in the right place. After a few years…

Raspberry Muffins and a Kitchen Update

Raspberry Muffins and a Kitchen Update

I've been doing yearly home tours since we moved in in May 2016, but we haven't had any major updates since the last one, when I s…

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

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 love finding deals and living frugally, dresses aren…

My One Day and Everyday Cleaning Routine

My One Day and Everyday Cleaning Routine

I know that title seems confusing - how can my cleaning routine be a one day routine but also an everyday routine? But it's actually pr…

Slow Living Homemaker Morning and Evening Routines

Slow Living Homemaker Morning and Evening Routines

I've posted about my morning and evening routines before, but they always focused around working outside the home for 8+ hours a day. …

Producing versus Consuming: Active Slow Living

Producing versus Consuming: Active Slow Living

I think we all just spent a few months experiencing slow living - a stark contrast to most of our lives before any sort of lock down order.…

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

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 here about the frivolity of it but I changed my mind.…

Cooking Dinner ... Every Night?

Cooking Dinner ... Every Night?

Are you cooking more or less during quarantine? Unless you're already out, of course, some places are opening up. We've got until …

My New 101 in 1001 List

My New 101 in 1001 List

I know what you're thinking - another list? Didn't the last one just start? Not exactly. But the 1001 days aren't quite up yet…

Favorite Things Lately

Favorite Things Lately

Since I switched up my blog content at the end of March, I haven't shared a Three on Thursday post. I went from sharing three favorite…

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

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've learned how much I freaking love staying aw…

What is Homemaking?

What is Homemaking?

I'm switching gears today off the topic of slow living and onto the other topic I feel like I suddenly have a lot to say about - home…

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

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 sounds pretty, peaceful even, but what is it? I…

Everything That's Been Hard Lately

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 of calmness and simplicity in a chaotic world. But …

Things Look Different

Things Look Different

Things look different around here. Maybe you noticed when you opened this post, and maybe it didn't hit you until I told you to loo…

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