Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.


Never underestimate the importance of removing possessions you don’t need. Encouragement is important in all areas of life, but especially when trying to live a life different than those around us. Encouragement provides us with motivation to … Read More

9 New Simple Living Blogs I Highly Recommend


I am really quite excited about the current state and future of simplicity-focused blogs on the Internet. I have been writing about minimalism for almost 8 years now. Over that time, I have seen a lot of good writers come and a lot of good writers … Read More

The Pieces We Allow Into Our Lives


Sometimes we get so caught up in trying to accomplish something big, we fail to recognize the little moments, that truly give life its magic. Today, beloved friends moved out of our neighborhood. There is sadness in our home because of it. We … Read More

Do Less and Live More


Note: This is a guest post from Melissa of Melissa Camara Wilkins. “How are you?” How many times do you hear that every week? We all know not to answer “fine.” Fine isn’t a thoughtful answer. Fine means we didn’t think about the … Read More

Inspiring Simplicity. Weekend Reads.


Fill your life with stories to tell, not stuff to show. The simplicity/minimalism movement is a beautiful community. It is friendly, encouraging, and helpful. There is a genuine understanding that any promotion of simplicity is good for … Read More