Dream Closet: Realized

With much thanks to the super-talented Jonas of Weather Furniture, we have a gorgeous new closet structure. Like my writing? Please friend me on snapchat for a real behind the scenes @brookthere or follow this blog by email – click that follow button in the lower right corner!

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Self-Promotion

Ever noticed how it’s so easy to observe other people and think: if you just did this, that and xyz, you would be in an awesome professional position, because I can see the skills you have. However, in this day and age of solopreneurship it almost inevitably involves extensive self-promotion, which, for the average person, is hard.…

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Ethical Manufacturing

Several years ago now, I wrote a post called Small Batch Manufacturing, which to this day is the most popular individual post I’ve written.  Ah, how times have changed, and how they stay the same. Anyway, I recently updated the About Pages on brookthere.com, and thought it would be nice to cross-post our current approach…

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Cumulative Habits

Without particularly planning for it, this has been the year of cumulative habits. I started this year off by saying my resolution was to be “Optimistic, and approach situations with positivity. To say yes more.” To which was added daily meditation Which led to a short daily blog post And then a practice of other…

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The 5-day Carry On

I’m going to indulge myself with a little bit of packing-for-travel photography.  I always love to see this type of photo, and really enjoy planning the perfect carry-on wardrobe.  So here goes: 5 days, warm weather, carry on only. That’s: -2 dresses -5 tank tops -2 tshirts -2 skirts -1 swim outfit (I don’t like…

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Old School

I am once again reminded of the importance of writing without the interference of a screen. Yesterday I wrote most of a post on paper, and put it into the computer thinking I could wrap it up there. After messing around with it for about 30 minutes, it kept getting worse. I finally shut the…

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Creative Work in Small Spaces

I like to work in private. Writing, thinking, all these things are easier done alone, at least for me. Sometimes I forget that reality because of how nice all the rest of life living with someone you love is…we live in a studio setup- one spacious room with plenty of light and high ceilings. Most of…

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