Simplicity is Underrated

How often do we feel we’re not accomplishing enough?

Not doing anything glamorous?

Living in the ordinary, instead of the extraordinary?

Simplicity of the sunset
Simplicity of the sunset

My question to you, to myself, is why do we not relish in the simplicity? The beauty found in each and every breathe we take. Each choice to spend time with our loved ones, play with our dogs, walk amongst our gardens, feel the grass beneath our feet, is one we consciously make to appreciate the little things.

I’ve been listening to a lot of Rich Roll lately (if you’ve not checked out his podcast, it is a must!). The topics discussed center around being the best version of yourself and he often stresses the need for simple. The small lessons we’ve learned since kindergarten: Work hard, be kind, live simply, be healthy, be kind, breathe.

There is such wisdom in those lessons, such obvious messages, we often forget about them. My intention lately has been to live more simply, let go of that which does not serve me, and find happiness in simplicity. And try to do it daily.

Take time to appreciate the calm of simple.

Happy Friday!


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It all began 20+ years ago, in high school, when a boy met a girl and fell in love. Big parties, summer vacations, a big red jeep. Happiness came easy and was plentiful. Ah, but youth is wasted on the young and so the boy and girl went their separate ways.... Fast forward through college, first & second apartments, trips around the world, motorcycle accidents, moves to different cities, jobs and more jobs, starting a company, falling for two horribly wrong people which led to two broken engagements, then reuniting with each other, moving to Colorado, starting another business together. Yup, that about sums it up. That leaves us, Catie & Mike, 20+ years later. We saw the world apart & now are venturing through, exploring happiness together. From creating new tastes in the kitchen, to venturing to new countries, hiking, biking or skiing, touring craft brews, entertaining friends and family, to upgrading the house, or flipping and gutting an investment property, it's us, enjoying the ride. We're not making up for lost time, we're just not losing any more of it. And so our happy adventures begin...Follow us at

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