Hygge and Minimalism: Can They Coexist?

Hygge and Minimalism: Can They Coexist?

Since clutter is traditionally known as the antithesis of cozy, it may seem that as a minimalist, the art of hygge (pronounced “hoo-geh”) wouldn’t be possible to exist in the same circle, perhaps their paths wouldn’t even cross. We beg to differ.  Too often, minimalism decor is perceived as sterile, neutral colors only, having nothing… Read More »

2021 30-Day Minimalism Game: Success, Thanks to Digital Clutter!

2021 30-Day Minimalism Game: Success, Thanks to Digital Clutter!

As you know, we are on the final day of January, but with the 30-day minimalism game, yesterday was the final day of the game, and we are incredibly happy to announce that yes, we made it all the way to the end. We announced on January 1st, that we would be taking the challenge… Read More »

Fort Macon Trails on a Blustery Winter’s Day

Fort Macon Trails on a Blustery Winter’s Day

On a cold drizzly afternoon, just after the New Year, we decided to check out some local hiking trails close to our home at the North Carolina Coast. Since Covid dampened our Paris trip for Christmas and celebration of the New Year, we opted to participate in the First Day Hike event, however, January 1st,… Read More »

Day of Service

Day of Service

Today is recognized as a day of service. It is a day that brings life to Martin Luther King Jr.’s words about the spirit of service, and the humanity of helping others. In 1994, Congress passed the King Holiday and Service Act, designating the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of… Read More »

Consider a More Compassionate Holiday Season

Consider a More Compassionate Holiday Season

Ah, we embark upon another holiday season. Who would have thought we would be where we are now, having experienced a truly memorable 2020? This year’s holiday season brings along a new sort of stress for everyone. Will we be able to be with our loved ones, or will we continue to quarantine to protect… Read More »