life · travel

WE’RE OFF ON A MINIMALIST ADVENTURE!

Well, friends, our bags are packed and tomorrow morning we’ll be off to begin our minimalist wedding adventure in France! The lead-up to this trip has been a little less calm that I would have hoped, thanks to my frantic attempts to cram as many French words and phrases as I could into my brain…… Continue reading WE’RE OFF ON A MINIMALIST ADVENTURE!

life · minimalism · musings

OBSERVING THE RIPPLE EFFECT

I can hardly believe that January is almost over. While my days are now filled with less, time still seems to tick over at marathon speed and the days which have comprised 2017 so far have just flown by! I recall that I started this blog at the end of December last year, so that means…… Continue reading OBSERVING THE RIPPLE EFFECT

life · minimalism · musings

SHOULD WE AIM FOR MEDIOCRITY?

In my recent online travels I came across an intriguing post, What if All I Want is A Mediocre Life?, by blogger Krista O’Reilly-Davi-Digui. When I saw the title, I felt as if it had been written for me. That exact question has been swirling through my head for quite some time now, and I found a lot of solace…… Continue reading SHOULD WE AIM FOR MEDIOCRITY?

green living · life · zero waste

ZERO WASTE UPDATE: HANKIES, ECO-FRIENDLY PERIODS AND MORE

Since starting up Simple Life Experiment, I’ve been looking forward to sharing some of the ways we are working towards zero waste in our home. It’s a very ambitious goal, and the fact that we use a bin and we still take it out each week is evidence of just how ambitious it is, but we…… Continue reading ZERO WASTE UPDATE: HANKIES, ECO-FRIENDLY PERIODS AND MORE

feminism · life · musings · wedding planning

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

When hubby-to-be and I were engaged last year, other than questions on dresses, hair and makeup (don’t get me started on how I feel about those questions!), the main question I was most often faced with was “are you changing your name?”. Initially, my gut response to this was “no”, because hey, I’m a Gen Y-er! Bowing…… Continue reading WHAT’S IN A NAME?