“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” —Hans Hofmann. Getting rid of things can be a complex mix of emotions and feelings. It’s really a battle between one’s intellect & emotions. Because, for most of the population, our belongings provide us a sense of belonging. Our 'stuff'… Continue reading 8 things I wish I knew before starting Minimalism
“The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” -Socrates minimalism (merriam-webster): noun min·i·mal·ism | \ ˈmi-nə-mə-ˌli-zəm \ a style or technique (as in music, literature, or design) that is characterized by extreme spareness and simplicity "Minimalism is marked by clarity, purpose, and intentionality. At its core, minimalism is the intentional promotion of… Continue reading Defining Minimalism (+ 5 Rules to help you get started)
Ha! Trick question. Of course, you are!! "I just realize that I can not do it all this week, so I'll do what I can fabulously" - Clinton Kelly It's been a long time since I've posted on Rooism. And I would like to THANK all of you who've reached out, said you missed hearing… Continue reading Are you Fabulous?
I recently wrote on a blog post (here) on how to get ready from day time to date time with minimum flail. Here's the second post on it - "from work to wow" in 15 mins!! A cute, versatile blouse/ top, like this one featured here by Suzanne Betro (more deets below). Jacket. Start backwards -… Continue reading Day Time to Date Nite – ready! (part two)
"With messy food, or foods with a lot of sauce, you do 'The Hunch.' I learned it in Philly, watching the dudes in suits eat cheesesteaks. You keep your elbows above your hands because if you don't, the grease runs down your sleeve to your elbow." - Guy Fieri With the Philadelphia Eagles winning the… Continue reading Best Philly Cheesesteak Super Bowl – Pat’s vs. Geno’s
It’s always better when we’re together. – “Better Together” by Jack Johnson Yay, my first post in 2018 is about LOVE and celebrating love - after all, it's almost Valentine's Day! Although, can you believe it's almost February??!! <shakes head> First things first - yes, celebrating love everyday is important. A big YES! We know that,… Continue reading Day Time to Date Nite – ready! (part one)
"It doesn’t matter how elegant, how drop-dead gorgeous, how accurately polite you are, if you are always discontent. Happiness… Smiles and laughter… These will make you more beautiful and likable than any amount of proper etiquette or expensive clothing." - unknown Now there's a quote to start your week! This dress made me happy. Not… Continue reading Gingham Love