Working with our hands, taking time to create something over a period of long hours is an important part of a simple life. We can find joy in slow work and long projects. Our modern lifestyles tell us that our days and tasks should be easy and fast. Everything should be instant and convenient. And […]
Embrace a life of voluntary simplicity with these inspiring tips and tutorials designed to encourage a simple, handmade life.
I have been thinking for a while now about balancing modern convenience with simple living. When does that convenience become a burden? When is it time to take a step back from the latest technology in favor of actually simplifying life? So often those latest apps or gadgets or appliances are marketed as time savers […]
An active life full of interests, people, an work is rewarding and worth living. And yet, many of us long to simplify our time. Thankfully we can have a productive day and a simple life by following a few easy guidelines. Choose Priorities No one can do it all. No one. Choose the priorities and […]
There is no shortage of way to keep track of records, ideas, thoughts, and more in our modern age. There are as many types of journals as there are things to write. Whether we go pen & paper, digital, or some combination of the two it’s always worth keeping track of our homespun, handmade, and […]
Candlelight is more than just some archaic form of a lamp. They provide light to be sure. More than that, candles create coziness that is perfect for the upcoming hygge. How to Use Candle to Create Coziness As the daylight hours shrink, we need and crave some light in our homes. Electric light is all […]
The pace of modern life moves so fast. And while we all have to find our way in modern society, we can slow down and enjoy life more. We can choose to say that pace doesn’t work for me and I’m going to choose a different path. Is it easy to choose this different path? […]