For Labor Day Weekend we flew up north to visit friends and family in Washington. Since this blog references trees in its very name, you can bet I was thrilled to visit WA, known as the Evergreen State. The flight in was pretty magical – we had a beautiful view of Mt. Rainier at sunset, … More A Visit to the Evergreen State
While I try not to repeat myself too much, there will be some inevitable overlap with this post and the one I wrote on introducing minimalism. Because the more I make these adjustments in my life, the more I learn that these things I’m striving for – minimalism, simple living, sustainability, zero waste, etc. all … More How “To The Trees” Got Its Roots
I’m so excited for my first post on travel to be about Italia! The world is seemingly boundless and I’m sure there will be many more ‘favorite’ places to come, but this beautiful country (and home of my people!) has been on the top of my list since I last visited 11 years ago. This summer … More Gal Pals, Gelato & George Clooney
To explain how I got into the minimalism / simple living craze would take probably hundreds of thousands of words. In order to keep this post minimalist (see what I did there?!), I will try my best to explain, briefly, what the minimalism movement has meant to me in these early stages. I used to … More Minimalism: A Brief (ish) Introduction
I asked myself this question at least 27 times as I was filling out the registration for this site. After all, this is not my first attempt at keeping a blog. If you’ve known me for a while, you may remember a wayward journey called Stevie the ’53… Originally, I had big dreams for that … More Am I really doing this – again?!