I had dream last night I was a hoarder, Actually... it wasn't a dream. It was a nightmare. Having a home stuffed full of junk and endless possessions is my worst nightmare. If you're like me or are beginning to feel tired, stressed, suffocated and/or trapped by the sheer volume of your . . .
Last week I said goodbye to Duke The Travel Trailer. Not necessarily a permanent goodbye, but more of a 'see you later'. I packed him all up and put him into storage for the rest of the summer. He needs some work done so he'll be taking a trip to the dealership soon for some maintenance. I'm also . . .
If you already follow me on snapchat, you may have noticed I've been regularly hitting up a variety of different fitness studios around town. After so many years of doing the same exact workouts day after day to train for volleyball, the only way I stay inspired to continue working out is by having . . .
Since downsizing and moving into my tiny space close to a year ago, it's been surprising to notice the unexpected benefits of minimalism having an impact in my daily life. While a lot of my motivation for downsizing was to reduce my physical belongings to make everyday life less chaotic and . . .
Have you ever met those people that just seem to ooze positive vibes - Their energy, outlook on life. . . their ability to let things go and focus on the good instead of the bad? You know who I'm talking about, we all have them in our lives. They're not immune to the stresses of everyday or from the . . .
In the past year, I've found myself increasing irritated with fast-fashion retailers. My focused has shifted to investing in higher quality clothing that will maintain their structural integrity for more than one wear or wash, while being versatile enough to last through several seasons. And with . . .
Isn't it crazy however clean or organized our spaces might be at any given time, it seems to only take a day or two for it to spiral out of control into an uncontrollable mess? First, it might be the keys left on the counter, then the mail begins to congregate near the door or clothes that couldn't . . .
As you may have noticed, I've been rather MIA on the blog in recent weeks. The craziness of SXSW and the start of a demanding new job has taken it's toll on me. I've also been dealing with some personal matters that have left me both mentally and emotionally exhausted. But the silver lining . . .
And just like that, SXSW is here again. This time of year always seems to sneak up on me. One minute it's Christmas then blink...- Surprise! It's suddenly March! For those of you not familiar with SXSW, it is an annual music and tech festival that has grown substantially over the years and this year . . .
Today is National Unplug Day, a perfect excuse for some much needed digital downtime. Now while I'd like nothing more than to embrace a full 24 hours of disconnecting; the Friday before SXSW starts probably isn't the best time for me. So with that said, I'll be spending a few hours today unplugged . . .