reduce what you have, love what you got

Dresden china passed down a generation that we regularly enjoy.

I smile every single time I look at, or touch, a favourite object because it gives me such joy! I am amazed that there are some items that I derive such happiness from. Is this contrary to being a minimalist? Continue reading

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permission to receive less

A photo of sweet treats made with roses!

A tasty treat from a friend who went overseas – sweets made with roses! A unique and consumable idea. (photo by Jo)

Last week I had a birthday. In some ways I acknowledged the day and in other ways I did not. It has taken me several years to turn my birthday into a concept I am comfortable to walk past. Less waste, less expectation and more quality time.  Continue reading