Setting up your bedroom for quality sleep is crucial, and yet it’s something that’s often overlooked. Our environments play a large part in our health and wellness, so paying attention to how you set up your bedroom is vitally important in this part of being healthy.Read More
It's almost the end of February already. If you’re anything like me, the oomph you originally had for New Year's resolutions is as dead as the Christmas wreath still on the front door. Well, it’s time to get back on track. And that’s where simplifying our homes can help. Seriously. Help. A lot.Read More
The Danish have an amazing word for embracing life, hunkering down and living cozily and happily:: hygge (pronounced 'hoo-gah'). This is a concept that those of us in the doldrums of winter need to embrace! And it’s easier when you create a hygge home.Read More
There are three quick and easy ways to regain at least some of your sanity during the holidays and beyond. Implement these today for calmer days now and throughout 2019.Read More
We all face stressful periods in our lives - heck, even our everyday life can be stressful with work and constant notifications on our phones and negative media bombardment and too many commitments in our calendar. But our homes should NOT add to that stress!Read More
I’m not a fan of decorating “rules”. Everyone has their own tastes and styles, and all of them are wonderful if they make you happy. You don’t have to have to follow trends or what designers say you “should” do.Read More
Essential oils have been used for throughout history in cultures around the world for medicinal purposes. But they're also really great for naturally freshening your home. Used in various air-freshening ways, they clean the air or toxins and leave a gently pleasing fragrance.Read More
Is this you?
-You're spending too much time cleaning and taking care of the house and too little time doing the things you love.
-You have stuff that was handed down or given to you that you don't love, but don't know what to do with it.
-You'd love to entertain more, but are too embarrassed by your home to invite others over.Read More
I recently re-read a favourite book, Gift From the Sea, by Anne Morrow Lindbergh, and it sparked a renewed yearning for the tranquility we get from a warm, beach vacation.
Lindbergh observes that on the beach "we are free of thoughts, at least of their articulation; clean and bare as whitened driftwood; empty as shells, ready to be filled up again with the impersonal sea and sky and wind."Read More