My world as it was shifted and morphed on Saturday night into something else. My partner of two years and I split, somewhat amicably, and now here I am, back to being single and regrouping, holding space for myself and allowing myself to feel all the feels- good, bad and otherwise. I’ve gone through every … More Holding Space
A Life of Simple Luxury has an undercurrent of quality. It isn’t about the amount of things we acquire, but rather the quality of each item, the events and the relationships we allow into our lives. Choosing quality over quantity in all things- from furnishings, clothing, food choices, and experiences to how our living space … More Raise your standards
Amongst other things, I am a full-time, completely online student. Combine this with a part-time job, running a household, a partner who works away, two German Shepherds, keeping up with my 11 year old daughter, getting ready to launch a small business and volunteer work, and it is easy to let a day or two … More Online Studies: What to do when you’ve fallen behind
Here at A Life of Simple Luxury, the ethos behind the blog runs on the idea that luxury can indeed be simple, and not at all expensive. When I hear people comment “I can’t afford the extravagance of luxury”, I often rephrase the comment as “I can afford a luxurious life”. And it doesn’t have … More 10 ways to make your home look more expensive.
Everything you own is reflects an image of who you are back to yourself. REBECCA MCLOUGHLIN I spent what seemed like forever decluttering. I’d ‘declutter’ for a while, sometimes days at a time, sometimes a few hours, at other times a matter of minutes. I’d ‘declutter’ the pantry, I’d … More Why I no longer declutter- and what I do instead.