Simplify: Tip #33

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"I imagined a simple kitchen, a farm sink full of soapy water, a view from the window that would lift my heart, and time enough just to stand there, fingers softening into wrinkles, slowly swirling a sponge across a china plate."

-Excerpt from The Gift Of An Ordinary Day by Katrina Kenison
via Country Living magazine


  1. A view from the window that would lift my heart...I love that!

  2. I'm loving this excerpt. Sometimes the simplest things like doing the dishes are so wonderful.

    p.s. Those handbags put me to shame. Mine is such a mess, it's time to re-organize!

  3. I'm in love with that sudsy sink heart.

    Maybe it's because I've never minded doing the dishes. Something about it is serene and relaxing.