10×10: Summer Edition

Summer 10x10 wardrobe challenge

I’ve decided to join in on the challenge of a summer edition 10×10 capsule with Andrea and Paige! I figured this was a fun way to get back in to regular blog posts again and to introduce a few new pieces in to my summer selection. I have two rules for this challenge: – The ten items include clothingRead more

Letting Go of Minimalism

Letting Go

As many of you probably know (mainly due to my frequent posts on IG recently), my husband and I have decided to put our house on the market. Because of this, a major decluttering and cleaning had to take place prior to getting listing photos done and the actual state of the house had toRead more

Spread Thin

SpreadThin

For those who follow me on Instagram know, my husband and I had our first yard sale on Saturday. And boy, was it a day. Between hustling two kids awake pretty early, making sure they were settled, making coffee for our family yard sale army of help, falling down the deck steps and slamming my shinRead more

Simple Beauty: Part 2 (Make-Up)

SimpleBeauty2

This post contains a couple affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through these links, it benefits me at no extra cost to you! Thank you! Welcome back to my super quick Simple Beauty Series.. because, it’s simple. Therefore, quick. Anyway. Today I want to chat make-up. After beautifying your skin and helping it toRead more

Simple Beauty: Part 1 (Face Care)

simple beauty face care

Today, I want to talk about your face. Your beautiful face! I am in NO way a beauty expert/blogger/stylist. I am, however, a woman with some routines and make up. So, I got that goin’ for me.. (movie reference!) And if it helps to see a real woman talking about these things in real life (asRead more

Cultivating Your Home

cultivating your home

Homemaking – not in the sense of housekeeping, but in the broader sense of cultivating the life of a home – has to be done on purpose. The essence of home, you see, is not necessarily a structure. What makes a home is the life shared there, wherever that may be. And cultivating the lifeRead more

Simple Meal Planning

simple meal planning

I have long considered doing a post on how I do my meal planning each week. But then I would stop myself because I thought my method was a little too simple and maybe not sophisticated enough when compared to so many ideas on pinterest. I don’t have a big dry erase board with cuteRead more

To My Younger Self

to my younger self

This isn’t really a typical “intentional living” post but I was just feeling it. And it’s my blog, so.. Over the last few years I have started to realize that my younger twenty-something (and younger, really) self didn’t have much of a clue. And I find myself seeing people in that age bracket and youngerRead more

Travel Capsules: My Spring-board

Travel Capsule Wardrobe Inspritation

By now, you all should know I am a fan of capsule wardrobes. But how did I formulate which pieces to start with? Which ones I should include? Well, besides populating my Pinterest fashion boards and scouring them.. I’m going to let you in on a secret for a super versatile and minimal wardrobe. TravelRead more

Quality vs Quantity

Quality vs quantity

To reference the Slow Your Home podcast (56) again, I wanted to delve a little deeper into the idea of quality vs quantity. We hear it all the time. In many different thought circles. Buy the best you can instead of many lesser quality versions. I was a big proponent of this mindset. Until I listenedRead more