April 12, 2020

With social distancing in order, I think we appreciate now more than ever our access to the world through our fingertips. Technology keeps us informed, entertained, and connected. Most of the time we feel better for participating virtually - reading a NYT article, watching a Netflix docu-series, or having a Wine Wednesday with our friends. We've im...

September 25, 2019

The Third Act of a play tells a story of resolutions. In the aftermath of the theatrical character development in Part II, we typically see the protagonist tie loose ends, conclude dramatic feuds, and walk away with a newfound sense of who they really are. In a predictable fashion, my three-year journey with clothes played out this storyline to the...

April 6, 2018

In June 2017, I dumped all the items from my closet on to my bed, held each piece in my hands one by one (as instructed by Marie Kondo in the book: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up), and housed only those that I loved back into my closet. After this exercise, I counted what I ended up with and compiled the following list:...

August 21, 2017

Just a few months ago, I was living in a 300 sqft studio apartment with floor-to-ceiling clutter and very little room to breathe. It was all I could afford. For other students, it was a place they couldn't aford. And for others, of course, it was a laughable dorm room. The space was barely enough to contain my possessions accumulated over a span of...

August 7, 2017

I'm supposed to be on a shopping ban... but of course I went into Winners to see what new galores they had. More marble decor? Some placemats for the dining table? The Le Creuset pot that I've had my eyese on since last week? Yes, yes, and yes. They still had the pot, and yes, now I am $225 short for my next rent cheque.

I also bought a notebook. Af...

July 1, 2017

If this is first visit to Naoadays, welcome! Thanks for stopping by and I hope you stick around. This blogpost might be a little confusing for you, so you miiiight want to start HERE instead. The link will direct you to a page with an overview of my shopping ban and why I'm embarking on this journey.

June was a roller coaster of emotions....

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Dreamer, 26

Vancouver, BC, Canada