A different kind of Simple Sunday this weekend. No cooking or baking, but a large Simple Idiot project was tackled and one big check off my to-do list! This weekend I practiced the Wabi Sabi art of Kintsugi which can be most simply described as the art of repairing what is broken. Typically, this is … Continue reading Simple Sunday Re-Finish
As much as I love my Simple Sunday routine sometimes it happens to go a little awry. This instance being Super Bowl Sunday. For some this might not be an impact, but for the football-house that I live in it happens to be quite an important event. I had quite a bit less time to get … Continue reading Simple “Super Bowl” Sunday
Sunday is the day I truly embrace being the Simple Idiot. In my first Simple Sunday post I will break down what the day involves. Coming soon will be timelines, grocery lists, recipes and food pictures! Sunday January 29th started off like most Sundays, staying in bed as long as humanly possible. This is not part … Continue reading Simple Sundays
I've been quite absent lately and I apologize. Have you ever started something and every time you sat down to work on it, it just didn't seem right? That is what my blog has succumbed to over the past couple months and I am going to do my best to break that habit. The essence … Continue reading The Semi Wabi Sabi Move
Leonard Koren describes Wabi-Sabi as: "Wabi-Sabi is a beauty of the thing imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete. It is a beauty of all things modest and humble. It is a beauty of things unconventional." (Koren, p. 7) I read through Mr. Koren's book in two very quick subway sittings. I then took a step back and … Continue reading Wabi-Sabi, for Subway Commuting, Power Suit Wearing, On the Go Eating, Game Players
My trip to Costa Rica gave me a great gift. I found my respect for the world again but at the same I also became increasingly frustrated with the way materialism and money rule our lives. Wabi-Sabi is everything materialism and monetary value isn't. My biggest draws to the principle are the respect given to … Continue reading Wabi-Sabi = The Simple Idiot??
Before I discovered The Simple Idiot, I was pretty much lost. Lost in the hustle and bustle of life, trying to figure out how to carve out my place. As a Jack-Of-All-Trades but Master-Of-None I have always struggled sticking to any one thing, be it jobs, hobbies or passions in life. I've completed multiple school … Continue reading The Unknown