Sentimentality and Simplicity

I’ve talked at great length about my experience with sentimentalism along with my minimal journey. I still feel like my relationship with “things” is heavily attached to my sentimental tendencies, as evidenced by my spring break shopping and my struggle with minimal budgeting. Savannah, GA made me incredibly sentimental — I kept telling my family […]

The Brains and Beauty Behind “JAcKD UP”

As stated in a previous blog, JAcKD UP is a social enterprise that our dear friends started, and that we most definitely endorse! Since we were so intrigued with the construction of their growing enterprise, Emma and I had the pleasure to sit down with Jane Kardotzke and Jennifer Kash to discuss the raw beauty […]

My Favorite Minimalist Instagram Accounts

Apologies for the shorter post today! Midterms and some personal conflicts have kept me away from my writing the last few days, but I promise next week I’ll have a longer, fun writeup featuring my spring break plans. In the meantime, I wanted to share some of my biggest inspirations from Instagram. As horrible as […]

Can YOGA change your life?

Are you a fitness queen? Do you enjoy pumping the iron? Maybe you’d rather cozy up on the couch, enjoy a good book, or do some journaling. Maybe you actually run for the hills when you hear the word cardio? (pun intended;) No matter who you are, or what you enjoy doing, we all like […]

Eight ASMR YouTubers to subscribe to for more tingles

If you’re not familiar with ASMR at this point, where have you been? It’s a wildly popular internet (mostly YouTube) subculture, where creators upload videos full of triggers and roleplay scenarios designed to give the viewer a tingly, relaxing feeling. Even Cardi B did it! I myself am a bit of an ASMR aficionado. I make […]

Three Ways to Avoid End-Of-Winter Cabin Fever

I, like so many others, look forward to a new season that is full of new trends and exciting changes. As much as I love the winter vibe filled with sweaters, hot tea, and fun movie nights, it definitely lends to the possibility of cabin fever. Too much repetition can get old and that’s why, […]

Toxic Minimalism

One of my favorite tags on Pinterest for a very long time was the “simplicity” tag. It was filled with useful monthly decluttering challenges, stark Scandinavian interiors, and sweet quotes. Recently, while scouring the tag for inspiration for last week’s post, I realized the tag has become cluttered with angry quotes, “stuff shaming” articles, and […]