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5 THINGS LEARNING AN INSTRUMENT HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE

One of the many things I love about the holidays is having extra time – not only toΒ doΒ things I love doing or that I’ve been wanting to do for a while, but just to contemplate things while removed from the chaos out there. These holidays have given me more space to think and more time…… Continue reading 5 THINGS LEARNING AN INSTRUMENT HAS TAUGHT ME ABOUT LIFE

life · musings

SIMPLE LIFE EXPERIMENT TURNS ONE!

On this same day one year ago I hit ‘publish’ on my first ever post on this blog. Who would have thought? I wasn’t really sure what I was doing at the time but I knew I had entered a completely new phase in my life and that I wanted a creative outlet to see…… Continue reading SIMPLE LIFE EXPERIMENT TURNS ONE!

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2017: A YEAR IN REVIEW

Can you believe it’s already the end of the year? I’m finding it hard to get my head around it but whether or not I believe it, the date doesn’t lie and it’s now time for me to take stock of the year that was. I feel 2017 has been a year of big changes…… Continue reading 2017: A YEAR IN REVIEW

life · minimalism · musings · personal development

THE ART OF JUST SAYING NO

I’ve been a little bit TED-obsessed lately and this week stumbled upon an interesting video that spoke volumes to me: The Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, presented by Sarah Knight (which seems to be a condensed version of her book on the same topic). In a nutshell, this TEDx talk is all about setting…… Continue reading THE ART OF JUST SAYING NO

childfree · life · musings

WHY I DON’T WANT TO HAVE A BABY (ANYMORE)

I feel now more than ever that minimalism is a gift that just keeps giving to more and more areas of my life. I have been able to opt out of the unfulfilling rat race of compulsory consumption and start to live my life in a way that is more content, more grateful and more…… Continue reading WHY I DON’T WANT TO HAVE A BABY (ANYMORE)

life · minimalism · wedding

OUR MINIMALIST WEDDING TAKE TWO: BRISBANE

Well, it has been a few weeks now since our wedding here at home, and I’m a little later than I would have hoped in posting about our second wedding, but better late than never! Our first weddingΒ was in France at the beginning of July, in the small village where my husband grew up and…… Continue reading OUR MINIMALIST WEDDING TAKE TWO: BRISBANE

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CONFESSIONS OF A RECOVERING PERFECTIONIST

I have an interesting fact to share on the blog today (with a moral to the story): before starting this blog, I had another one. A cooking blog. I started it with more enthusiasm than you can imagine. I adored cooking and sharing my creations with other people, and did so for almost a year,…… Continue reading CONFESSIONS OF A RECOVERING PERFECTIONIST