DSCN2164It’s been said many ways. “Less is more.” “Fewer nicer things.” “Less, but better.” Call it simplifying, decluttering, minimizing, focusing on the important things, being more intentional, less consumerist, streamlined. This is my version.

For me, this means a lot of things. It means freeing oneself from the emotional and spiritual baggage of physical clutter. It means leaving this planet a little better than we found it. It means finding pleasure in the little things and the big things, the important things rather than the “in” things. And it means focusing on the really great rather than the really numerous.

I think Donald Miller has it right:

“When we look back on our lives, what we will remember are the crazy things we did, the times we worked harder to make a day stand out.”

I find these crazy things in food, wine, design, crafts, travel, stories, people and places. Sometimes, those crazy things aren’t so crazy at all. Sometimes it’s just sharing them with others that makes all the difference. Thanks for joining me on this journey.

As with all sites and all journeys, this is a work in progress. If you have any feedback, I invite you to drop me a line via mail [at] betterthanmore.com. Peace. – Cat