Quality is my heart behind blogging. It takes time and energy to hunt down quality. To find clothes that are durable and lovely and work together. To find books that your kids will love to read over and over again. To find a novel that will travel with you on vacation and bring your imagination to life. To share time-tested recipes that will become part of your family’s weekly meals. To find gifts that take the stress out of holiday shopping.
If this blog helps you in anyway, I hope it is by making quality choices less daunting and more accessible to the every woman.
You all know I am a fan of simplicity. I try to integrate it into every area of my family’s life and to keep learning new ways to experiment with a simpler way.
A natural byproduct of simplicity is choosing fewer, better things. We are all limited by the amount of time, energy, and space in our lives. Pursuing quality is spending a little extra time and effort on the front end to make better, lasting decisions.
In my life, pursuing quality means always learning, always innovating. It’s why I read. I don’t want to waste precious time, energy and space on words that clutter up my mind. In books, we call these books “twaddle.” Twaddle isn’t truly beautiful or well-written or helpful. It’s just filling space. Quit those books.
The reason I love libraries is because they make books available to everyone. If you want a quality life, I can’t recommend signing up for a free library card enough. Start reading great books. Seek out the ones that bring your imagination to life or help you understand the world around you a little better. That’s why I write the series, From the Library Shelf, to help readers find great books fast. Never stop learning about yourself, other people, and the world, and the possibilities are endless.
Grana cashmere crewneck sweater (c/o)
Everlane sleeveless silk shirt
Grana resin rinse denim
Lively t-shirt bra
Grana merino wool chunky turtleneck sweater (c/o)
Lively mesh trim bralette
This post is in collaboration with Grana, a brand I love and wear often. Grana’s mission is to make quality accessible to everyone by disrupting the traditional apparel industry processes and passionately looking for in everything they do. They started the Pursue Quality conversation here, because quality extends beyond just the clothes you wear. Thank you for supporting the brands that keep this blog going!