I'm a blogger, photographer, and minimalist living in Northern New Jersey, with my husband and our three dogs. Some know me as a party planner, baker and a globetrotter... BUT I prefer being a mother and marathon runner, with a lifetime obsession with decorating.  

Pioneers Lane.  

We live on four acres of wooded land, backing to a river and protected forest.  It's here where I tend to a vegetable garden, a few fruit trees and containers for herbs.


Choosing Slow (before slow was a thing)

For my family, it was an organic, natural process... shifting from busy career days to a retreat/quiet pace in the evenings/weekends.

In 2002, we made a decision to simplify our lives.

Our nine-mile commute took 45 minutes each way, and work/family balance was reaching a tipping point. When my husband was offered a job in a small Midwestern town, we jumped at the chance to improve our quality of life. So we moved from a city with three million people, and I started working remotely.

We have been living slow for 15 years now.

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