Small Town Simple

The Simplicity Adventures of a Mother and Daughter

A View From Our Window

xo, Carolyn & Lauren

DIY Project: Use What You Have

We are working on tackling little DIY projects throughout the year and a big theme for our projects is to use items we have.  The basket?  A former catch-all for some books.  Today?  An herb garden, sitting in a sunny window in Carolyn’s apartment.  The steps were simple: one basket one can of paint – we used Valspar’s primer and […]

A Look Back

“People confuse poverty with simplicity.”  Coco Chanel I can still recall the home my sister and I grew up in with our parents.  It was a modest sized, wood frame home with one bathroom, small closets and a really big yard.  The home reflected the priorities of the time for working class families – minimal storage but […]