Minimalist Shoes

Minimalist Shoes

Also called Barefoot Shoes, minimalist shoes are a special category of minimalism because they have a different meaning than what we usually mean by minimalism. With minimalism the goal is to have fewer material things. Minimalist footwear could mean owning fewer...
Creating a Welcoming Entrance

Creating a Welcoming Entrance

When you live in a small space, what you see when you come home is important.  We are doing a long overdue apartment overhaul (more on that next week) and I’ve been working on sorting and organizing for a couple of weeks. I started at the front door with this...
High Heels and Weak Bones

High Heels and Weak Bones

Did you know that shorter women have (traditionally) higher incidence of osteoporosis? The reason is, basically, the wearing of high heeled shoes. Heeled shoes, even small ones, pitch the weight of the body forward over the balls of the feet, and the pelvis comes with...
Supple Feet, Supple Spine

Supple Feet, Supple Spine

Did you know your toes are designed to have as much mobility as your hands? (Minus the opposable thumb, of course!) and there are people out there with amazing dexterity in their feet. Most people have very little mobility. One of the reasons the toes (and feet) get...
Road Map of Beauty

Road Map of Beauty

I recently read an article on The Broad Side about aging and Frances McDormand, called, “Frances McDormand is My New Hero After Saying ‘This is What 57 Really Looks Like.” I love the way Frances McDormand looks (always have) and love that she refers to...

The Skinny on Control Tops

Control tops. I never thought I’d wear those again, but then I bought new jeans. They are the first pair of jeans I’ve had in a few years and I choose these (out of all the rest) because they fit perfectly at both the waist and hip and are even the right...