More and more places are producing them. Before I moved away from Milwaukee, I made it a fun project to collect as many as I could from all the local places I used to frequent. Restaurants, cafés, shops – in the last couple years I spent in my hometown, I collected them religiously. Not only… Continue reading Travel Stickers | Stationery Minimalism
“Have nothing in your homes that you do not know to be useful and believe to be beautiful.” — William Morris Minimalism is nothing new. Many cultures practice keeping only what was necessary. Throughout history, incomes dictated what you could buy and keep in your home. Then came the Victorians, the generation that defined collecting.… Continue reading The Struggles | Stationery Minimalism
I finished yet another blank notebook – huzzah! – this time a Peanuts themed Moleskine. I’ve used Moleskine journals way back in high school, so journaling in one really brought me back to the basics of putting pen to paper. Only I decided to really go old school and try writing with my soft-leaded Blackwing… Continue reading Journaling in a Moleskine Notebook | What I Learned
A little update on stationery items I’m using up, so I can stay on track with my minimalism journey.
When I shop, I do research, asking myself plenty of questions – is this going to benefit my life somehow? Will I end up donating this in a year? Is it worth the cost? After years of minimizing and Kon-Mari-ing, this is what happens in my brain. Then I soul-search – will this item feed… Continue reading Dr. Martens Satchel Review
I’ll admit, I’ve always wanted to film a Midori Traveler’s Notebook setup. I enjoy watching them on Youtube immensely and thought I’d try my hand at it – especially since I’d recently gotten the Blue Limited Edition Traveler’s Notebook. I was anxious to move into this beauty and decided, with the new year, I should… Continue reading Blue Midori Traveler’s Notebook Setup
To mark my 30th birthday and as a treat to myself, I decided to open the Blue Midori Traveler’s Notebook. I’d gotten it back in September 2015 when we were in London and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to get it when I saw it in JP London Books. I didn’t think I was… Continue reading Blue Midori Traveler’s Notebook Unboxing