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Dr. Martens Satchel Review

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

All Natural · Beauty · Beauty Review · health · Home Organization · Makeup · minimalism · paring down · Simplify

Makeup Collection | One Year Later

Paring down meant doing so in every aspect of my life.  Beauty products was definitely a category I needed to tackle, because at one point in my life, I was caught up by all the youtube hyped reviews and found myself buying things just to try them.  My skin didn’t take to the constant changing… Continue reading Makeup Collection | One Year Later

Crafting/Supplies · DIY/Crafts · Home Organization · Inspiration/Motivation · Journaling · Midori Traveler's Notebook · minimalism · paring down · Simplify · Stationery/Office

Craft Cart Tour

Two years and three moves later, I have curated a well stocked craft cart that both meets my crafting/stationery needs, yet doesn’t make me feel like I’m hoarding supplies and letting it gather dust.   You’ve seem my craft box contents in a previous post, but now I take you into what’s in my very… Continue reading Craft Cart Tour

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2016 Planner Setup

I love planners.  I’ve used one ever since they started giving one away at the beginning of each school year starting in middle school.  For an organizational person like me, it was so much fun to color-code and make sure appointments were not forgotten. Over the years, I’ve used so many different versions.  Thick spiral-bound… Continue reading 2016 Planner Setup

Beauty · Home Organization · Inspiration/Motivation · paring down · Simplify

Nail Polish Clear-Out

I love a good capsule.  Capsule wardrobe, capsule makeup collection, capsule craft kit.  So why not a capsule nail polish collection? I used to have a huge vintage stamp drawer hung up on the wall displaying my dozens of bottles of nail polish.  Having been a subscriber of a few beauty boxes, it made it… Continue reading Nail Polish Clear-Out

Crafting/Supplies · Home Organization · Inspiration/Motivation · Journaling · Journals · paring down · Stationery/Office

Craft Box Contents | A Tour

It took two years to pare down to having most of my craft supplies housed in what The Container Store calls a small hobby box.  Before this, I had a whole craft room with a drafting table, a bookshelf full of supplies and even a closet packed with even more.  It all gathered dust.  And… Continue reading Craft Box Contents | A Tour