07 January 2013

The Year of Simple

When I asked you a few days ago to help me tailor our mutual year of simple living I wasn't prepared for the amount of response I would get. You stormed me on the blog, on Facebook, on email with ideas and suggestions on what to work this year.

Thank you for reaching out to me and sharing your stories. I value your honesty dearly.

I needed some days to organize it all but here it is, the plan we made up together, month by month.

January: Get out of your comfort zone

February: Listen to your heart

March: Eat healthier

April: Move

May: Simplify your daily routines

June: Declutter

July: Get organized

August: Live green

September: Listen more, talk less

October: Work with your hands

November: Be grateful

December: Be genuinely happy

Each month of 2013 will be devoted to its corresponding topic and I will try to cover as many aspects of it as possible. Your participation is always welcome and appreciated!

We start off tomorrow with a post by our contributing author, Paige Ronchetti discussing an interesting aspect of getting out of her comfort zone.

Here's to a great start of the year of simple!


  1. Will follow this with interest! Wasn't quite sure exactly what you were wanting, but in view of the fact that many folks were, will simply sit back, "read, mark, learn and inwardly digest" the results! Oh, and comment too!

    Good luck!

    Isobel: www.ColdhamCuddliescalling.blogspot.com

    1. Isobel, I asked people to share which areas of simplification were giving them trouble so I can concentrate on each of them through 2013. Even if you didn't take part, I hope there will be inspiration for you too!

  2. I'm looking forward to this year learning new things about living simply and enjoying life.
    Thanks Sonya!
    Everyday Inspired

  3. Looking forward to this!

  4. This looks like fun, Sonya. Very important, too. I'll definitely follow :)

  5. I'm loving the monthly schedule and can't wait to see what you come up with! You're so great! I look forward to it all. =0)

  6. Wow, the new layout is totally different! I'm loving your ideas for each month of the year! I'm really looking forward to seeing what you have up your sleeve! :o)

    1. I'm still working on the new layout, so you are the first one to give me feedback about it :) I am looking forward to this very special and simple year together!