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 wedding 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

life · minimalism

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

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