“You know,” she insisted. “You have more space than you think.” It’s funny how that particular afternoon in October came rushing back to me on this bone-cold January morning, looking for a mug. My mother-in-law had come to stay , and we were giving her the tour of our apartment, ending in the kitchen. Before really deciding… Continue reading Mismatched Tupperware, and Other Beautiful Things.
After a long weekend, I’m so glad to be writing again! The look: I know it might not be the most “creative” way of dressing, but I really enjoy matching exact colors. Lipstick, cardigan, earrings… I feel like I have it all together when everything coordinates. Most of what I own is red. This results in… Continue reading Style Tuesday: Pop of Cherry
When does mascara become a mask, and shimmer a shield? I’ve been trying to be more in tune to my makeup usage lately. As you can see in my last Style Tuesday post, I’ve been opting to go sans-mascara more lately. That’s also called “naked and totally unprepared for the world” in my head, all… Continue reading Everyday Simplicity: Barefaced Grace
Wait, isn’t this blog about space for God, not clothes? With the still semi-new direction of Navigating Grace, change is on my mind. When would be a better time to start something new? There’s been a new kind of post I have wanted to do for a while, but felt too silly to start: outfit… Continue reading Style Tuesday: An Introduction to Play
You know what I do when I need to relax? I find the most smile-inducing, soul-satisfying, energizing ways to recharge myself. I then save all of those ways on Pinterest, and spend the next 3 hours glued to my screen. If there’s one thing I’m good at, it’s really beautiful, organized Pinterest boards. They are… Continue reading Replenish: A New Look at Relaxation
Have you seen those t-shirts? The ones that say Hustle in sparkly gold letters? I’ve seen them everywhere from Amazon to mall kiosks, always smugly bearing the same word. I’ve bought into the trend unknowingly, ever since I can remember. Hustle is for successes. Hustle will bring me achievement and happiness and value. As I keep… Continue reading Making Space and Navigating Grace
Remember when dinner and a movie was the standard? You better get yourself ready for some Netflix and oatmeal, buddy. Pretty much everyone we know is also on an extremely tight budget, which makes the whole “living on the cheap” thing seem so much more do-able. It’s nice to know that all of our closest friends… Continue reading How To Be a Cheap Date