Gift Guide: Self-Care In Your 30’s

It’s June first. Can you believe it? We are on the cusp of entering summer time, I am on the cusp of leaving my twenties behind.  And while my body has carried me through all these years, It’s time to return the favor and think of ways to care. On self-reflection of my current state, … Continue reading Gift Guide: Self-Care In Your 30’s

Gift Guide: Day Planners for a Simpler Year

I’m a paper person. I love everything about paper. I love the smell of fresh blank pages as much as I love the smell of weathered sheets, yellowing around the edges and bound together by a thick leather spine. I love the warmth of paper just born, hot off the press. I love thick canvas-y … Continue reading Gift Guide: Day Planners for a Simpler Year

Gift Guide: For Eco-Friendly Habit Shifts

I recently wrote about how we could use gifts as a way to change younger generations’ perceptions of STUFF, but today, I want to share how we (now) can use gifts to help shape the tomorrow we want to see. Here are some gift ideas to help those around you curb their waste in the … Continue reading Gift Guide: For Eco-Friendly Habit Shifts

A Mother’s Day Gift Guide

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more. A list for Mother’s Day and last-minute gift buyers. Not because I myself am a mother, but because I know what my mother would want. For the smart, loving, strong, creative, fashionable, busy, stressed, but most importantly, deserving mothers in your life, a few … Continue reading A Mother’s Day Gift Guide

A Simple Holiday Gift Guide – 10 gifts for the holiday season

Call yourself frugal, minimal, mindful, whatever it is, it doesn’t matter. There’s still the matter of gift giving for the holidays. Unless you’ve found a way to completely let go of gift giving without hurting or disappointing your closest loved ones, there’s the issue of buying more material goods that could do the planet more … Continue reading A Simple Holiday Gift Guide – 10 gifts for the holiday season

Intentional Living: Gift-Asking

Gift giving has been a difficult topic to approach these last couple of years. I’ve written previously about my thoughts on gifts and my no-gift-giving letters, all efforts to eschew the matter entirely. I’ve written gift guides that hopefully elicit mindfulness. I’ve written how we can change the way younger generations view gift-giving. But still, … Continue reading Intentional Living: Gift-Asking

Thoughts on: The Blackest of Fridays.

Today is a sad day, and will likely continue to be a sad day for me for the rest of my life. It is with a heavy heart that I reminisce on past Black Fridays that I regret ever participating in. Growing up, my family held a huge emphasis on acquiring material goods and symbols … Continue reading Thoughts on: The Blackest of Fridays.

Less Waste: Facial Skin Care with Aesop

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more. I’d be the first to admit that in an effort to rid our house entirely of plastic waste, I’ve been neglecting many aspects of skin care, and after a year and a half of doing so, it has started to show. In all honesty, … Continue reading Less Waste: Facial Skin Care with Aesop