Tag Archives: Minimalism

the tyranny of existing things

My husband calls it the ‘tyranny of existing things’. It can apply to almost anything, but it’s specific in its ability to subtly annoy you to distraction and ill health. It’s the cookbooks that you still want to ‘go through’ and move to the kitchen. It’s the hanging kitchen cabinet door, still not worth calling […]

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cultivating minimalism

Minimalist artist Frank Stella Cultivating minimalism, a two (or maybe three) part series… On one hand, over the past several years, I’ve been intentionally cultivating minimalism. On the other hand, like many of you I’m sure, I love stuff. I love to look at and posses beautiful things, be they vases, sweaters or chairs. I like […]

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5 worst blogging mistakes, plus

  Lisellote Watkins Falk 5 Worst Blogging Mistakes Once you begin blogging, you become aware of “confession flavored” posts, written by bloggers, like mine today. They often start with something like: “This is what I’ve learned…” I read those posts early on, and mostly I heeded the advice.  Know your audience Develop an editorial calendar […]

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a beautiful mess

Earring of the Day This single ear pendant, from Luiny, answers to my love of, what should we call it, quirkiness? Just imagine wearing this, just this one piece of jewelry, with a black dress and red or pink lipstick. Minimalism anyone? A Beautiful Mess My “slow fashion shop” is a mess, and it has […]

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