The Path to Intentional and Simple Living Isn’t Easy

Simple does not necessarily mean easy. For me, minimalism opens the door to simple and intentional living. It starts with letting go and purging your physical clutter. And then it creeps into other aspects of your life and you begin questioning the things you used to do in auto-pilot. In theory, simple and intentional living … More The Path to Intentional and Simple Living Isn’t Easy

Unplug Yourself

We live in a world where we are connected all the time. Technology (especially social media) has made it so easy for us to be connected with the rest of the world, to communicate with other people, and to share and see what’s happening with our lives. While all of that can be very helpful … More Unplug Yourself

How To Keep Your Christmas Expenses In Check

According to statistics, American households spent an average of $1,536 during the Christmas holiday period in 2018. That’s more than the minimum monthly gross wage. Yes, the holiday season usually means decorations, parties, trips, get-togethers, and gift-giving. Surely, there will be a lot of expenses during this time. That’s why it’s better to plan for it, and to keep your expenses in check so you don’t go overboard. … More How To Keep Your Christmas Expenses In Check

We Finally Got A Christmas Tree That’s Taller Than Me

The Christmas season always makes me feel warm and giddy. There’s something about the decorations, the music, the gifts, and getting together with family and friends that make me feel like a little kid. My parents had a really nice tree, and our home would always be fully decorated. All the rooms would have some … More We Finally Got A Christmas Tree That’s Taller Than Me

Sun Dried Tomato and Chickpea Pasta Recipe

In the past months, we have been trying to consciously add more vegetables in our meals. Sometimes it’s curry-based, sometimes it’s just roasted veggies with some spices. Recently we tried making some veggie pasta. Below is the sun dried tomato and chickpea pasta we did based on Sweet Peas and Saffron’s recipe. Chickpea is a … More Sun Dried Tomato and Chickpea Pasta Recipe

How I Use My Personal Kanban Board

“Kanban” originates from Japanese words which roughly translate as “card”, “billboard”, or “visual signal”. The Kanban methodology was originally used by Toyota to make their manufacturing processes more efficient and lean. It makes use of a Kanban board which is an easy way to visualise the things you need to do, what is currently being … More How I Use My Personal Kanban Board