One Little Word Archive

Stuffocation Urges Readers to Pick Experiences Over Stuff

I’ve been trying to get my stuff under control for a long time. My word for the year is simplify, and while it hasn’t been as easy to carve out the time for decluttering

A Month of #projectsimplify

I’m finding it incredibly hard to believe that January is almost over, but being almost a month into this year’s One Little Word it seemed like time for a check in. My word is

One Little Word 2015

I had a great time with my One Little Word back in 2013. My word was “create,” and while I petered out a little in the second half of the year, I feel like

One Month Down

It’s just about the end of January and I have to say, just about nothing has gone according to plan so far. Between snow, sick and family emergencies with our preschool provider, it feels

On Being a Late Bloomer

This one is for my friend David, a scientist and blogger who was home for a visit over the holidays. On New Year’s Eve he was telling a story about how short he was

Taking Time to Create for Yourself: A Resolution for Everyone

One of the many purposes of this blog is to inspire moms, dads, busy people without kids, basically anyone who reads it, to create something of their own. My craft ideas are here as

My Making (and Buying) Mantra

One Little Word is a great way to avoid making specific resolutions, but there is one thing I’m going to try to do better this year that doesn’t easily fit into the “grow” scheme.