Category Archives for Simple Pleasures

How to Live in Beauty…Right Where You Are

I just finished an amazing online course. The Cozy Minimalist I have a growing passion for interior design–simply because I want to live in a space that inspires me everyday. I have a feeling you’re probably the same :) But even though I think I have decent intuition for how to put a room together, […]

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My Favorite Interior Design Resources

“How can you claim to have a passionate interest in something, and then make no effort to properly understand it?” ― Simon Cheshire I’ve always had an interest in interior design, but it wasn’t until I started designing and building our new home that I began a gallant effort to learn the principles for myself. […]

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Simple Pleasure: Hair Ribbons

image by seda arslan One of my new favorite Simple Luxuries is ribbon. Minutes for personal pampering are scarce around these parts and most days my hair is pulled back in a bun or pony tail. Quickly adding a ribbon to cover my hair band adds the most lovely detail of polish and makes me […]

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Why You Need Luxury

“The Universe is not stingy. We are. Some of us have very stingy souls. Perhaps not in how we treat others–our family, friends, and those less fortunate–but in how we treat ourselves. Yet how can Spirit give more to us if our fists, hearts, and minds are clenched tight?”-Sarah Ban Breathnach I’ve been ultra stingy […]

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Keeping a Sense of Wonder

  This kid wears me out, tries my patience, and makes each day a little on the crazy side. But you won’t find anyone more passionate about life or more enthusiastic for the smallest of things. He’s a walking reminder to me of how I should be seeing life.   How I should be living. […]

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Ten Things That Bought Me Happiness!

  They say that money can’t buy happiness. I disagree. Money can TOTALLY buy happiness! Sometimes I suffer from “frugality sickness”… you know, the moments where you just can’t quite bring yourself to spend money on something because a) You can surely do it yourself for free b) You’re just not quite sure its going […]

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