My office at work has been piled up with papers on every surface – which is driving me crazy. So when an office supply order arrived this morning, I jumped at the chance to tidy up the shelf that I’d revamped two years ago and had barely touched since. Things at home have piled up… Continue reading office supplies + cozy (but spare) rooms
People matter more than things. I’m simplifying spaces at home to have more time with friends such as a recent spontaneous afternoon with friends Anna and Jocelyn (pictured above before we all put our cell phones away!). We took a Saturday afternoon to get lunch and go shopping. I love that having a minimal home… Continue reading People matter more than things I’m simplifying spaces…
Friends, meet the four “hot spots” (as FlyLady likes to call them) that live in my apartment. Starting with the top left photo and moving clockwise: Top o’ the Stairs: The cart + bin are for Goodwill, the blue IKEA bag is a collection of items from my car’s trunk, and behind those is a… Continue reading sizzling hot spots
Finally got the flu that has been going around for weeks so it was a stay-at-home weekend which worked out just fine. Here you see where I spent most of Monday while watching a film (Brothers Bloom), reading, napping and occasionally venturing over to the table to the left of the television to work on… Continue reading snow day
lists….or feelings? which do you go by when you want to get something done at home? I have friends and family members who adore lists and live by them daily. Our email exchanges and phone conversations include what they want to get done that day, evening or weekend. Inevitably they ask me what I will… Continue reading lists or feelings?
Hello! I have so not forgotten about you but will admit to having a season where I had a fog-filled mind and wasn’t focusing on home stuff as much. But I took care of some life stuff, pared down my schedule a bit, and am embracing the start of winter. Now each night I cannot… Continue reading simple, light-filled Japanese home
Hello, lovelies! It has been quite the roller coaster morning despite its early hour. Am calmer now and thinking about yearbooks. (Who doesn’t think about yearbooks after a part heated/part emotional discussion with a friend?) Did you keep your yearbooks? If so, where do you store them? I have my late dad’s yearbooks and my… Continue reading yearbooks – keep ’em? store ’em?