I’m Not Choosing a Word for 2017

I’m Not Choosing a Word for 2017

I have an idea that just might prevent disconnection from my chosen word, an idea that will better align with my needs over the course of a year. I’m going to opt-out of choosing one word.

One Little Word 2015

I almost didn't commit to a word this year. So many words bubbled up for me (deep and joy, most notably) that I considered simply being more open to my intuition and pivoting in a new direction when needed. However, I realized that...

The 2015 Start Fresh Workbook & Planner: What You Need to Know

The next annual Start Fresh event takes place January 7-11, 2015. This is a five-day experience to help you get organized for another year of family photography and life documentation with scrapbooking. Participants receive a energizing workshop...

Free “Grab & Go” Mini Course | Simplify Your New Year

I so enjoyed last week's deep dive into the strategy of simplicity with the Simplify Your New Year mini course. (From the looks of the comments sections, it appears many of you did as well!) This is a busy - oh so busy - time of year. Even though...

Step 5. Shift the Focus | Simplify Your New Year

Step 5. Shift the Focus | Simplify Your New Year

The Simplify Your New Year free mini course from Simple Scrapper offers a guided path towards memory keeping that feels joyful and easy. During this time of year, optimism is high. You can see all the successes you'll build upon to craft a year...

Step 4. Choose Simple | Simplify Your New Year

Step 4. Choose Simple | Simplify Your New Year

The Simplify Your New Year free mini course from Simple Scrapper offers a guided path towards memory keeping that feels joyful and easy. Scrapbooking doesn't have to be complicated. It can be - and in so many beautifully fun ways - but it doesn't...

Step 3. Craft Your Best Plan | Simplify Your New Year

Step 3. Craft Your Best Plan | Simplify Your New Year

The Simplify Your New Year free mini course from Simple Scrapper offers a guided path towards memory keeping that feels joyful and easy. I don't agree with Benjamin Franklin. The great inventor and statesman is attributed with the quote "If you...

Step 2. Commit with Joy | Simplify Your New Year

Step 2. Commit with Joy | Simplify Your New Year

The Simplify Your New Year free mini course from Simple Scrapper offers a guided path towards memory keeping that feels joyful and easy. If there is one concept that I talk about as much as celebrating victories, it's understanding the nuances of...

Step 1. Reflect & Celebrate | Simplify Your New Year

Step 1. Reflect & Celebrate | Simplify Your New Year

The Simplify Your New Year free mini course from Simple Scrapper offers a guided path towards memory keeping that feels joyful and easy. To preface this week's series, I want to start by sharing why you might want to simplify scrapbooking in 2015....

Floor Plan for My (Hypothetical) New Home Office

As I've mentioned in recent Around Here posts, we've been house hunting. I'm not ready to share all of the details yet, but things are looking up that I'll be working from a new home office soon. It would be 12'x10' with a big window and a small...

Upcycling a Crib Spring for Your Creative Workspace

Upcycling a Crib Spring for Your Creative Workspace

Whenever I share a new layout on Instagram, I often receive comments about the aqua crib spring in my office. More than two years ago I actually blogged about this for Ella Publishing, but I thought it was time to archive that story here at Simple...

OLW 2014 | How Much Space Do You Really Need?

This year, unlike past years, I came to my word with curiosity. I chose space to as much to challenge me as I did to have it empower me. It's been an exploration in new territory, one that was needed and in many ways transformative. If you've read...