Written On My Heart

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You know the expression, “stuck between a rock and a hard place”? Meaning, forced to choose between two undesirable choices? I had the opposite problem. Which made it less of a problem, but not any less difficult to make a decision. I recently read Emily Ley’s book, Grace Not Perfection, and she claims that everyone […]

(Minima)Lips: What was I thinking?

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Direct Sales and Minimalism.  It sounds like an oxymoron, right?  The Engineer and I started embracing a more minimalist lifestyle about six months ago. For us, minimalism isn’t just about bare rooms and less stuff (although less stuff does mean less stuff to care for)—it’s about living our priorities and being intentional whenever possible. What […]

Baby (Stuff) Changes Everything

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People say that a baby changes everything. For us, the baby stuff really changed everything. I have already shared how overwhelmed we were. We gradually adjusted to our roles as parents, to the differences in our daily lives. We did not adjust to the stuff. In early February, The Engineer watched Minimalism: A Documentary About […]