Everything that Remains – The Minimalists in Cincinnati

“I am a total fan girl of Joshua and Ryan.” I said this to my friend, Catherine, after we listened to The Minimalists speak at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Cincinnati. I am so happy that I had a chance to meet them! Reading their essays and their books – Minimalism: Living a Meaningful Life and Everything … More Everything that Remains – The Minimalists in Cincinnati

Throwing the pottery

I had one box left. Upon opening it, I discovered that everything was neatly wrapped in newspapers. Instantly, I knew the contents: my pottery. Flash back. I worked as a customer service representative at The American Ceramic Society when I first moved to Columbus, and I was intrigued by the artistic side: pottery. I thought … More Throwing the pottery

I love Twice: the online marketplace for secondhand fashion

12 pants, 4 dresses, 5 skirts, and 2 tops – I sent these items to Twice and received $76 in return. Awesome! When I mentioned that I had throw-away clothing to donate, I also said that I had high-end brands that I didn’t simply want to donate. There are numerous consignment and buy-back stores in … More I love Twice: the online marketplace for secondhand fashion

The SPAM and Spend

Early last year, I started unsubscribing from every marketing email that I received in my inbox. These were the emails from my favorite stores. It starts with an innocent question at the checkout: can I get your email address? Sure, I’d rattle off one of my email addresses without thinking about it. Suddenly, my inbox was inundated … More The SPAM and Spend