Simplify + Harmonize

365 Grateful

by Tania Ginoza on June 18, 2014 · 15 comments

Today is my birthday and for the first time in my adulthood, I am unequivocally alone and single. My relationship status on its own is not pivotal, however that combined with a transformed perception toward life, love and the future is. In the past few years I ended an increasingly tumultuous relationship, simplified my lifestyle and set goals that […]


Why We Buy – The Lure of the Sale

by Tania Ginoza on November 24, 2013 · 11 comments

It’s that time of year again! Black Friday y’all and for those of  you who have been reading MSG since the beginning, you are probably expecting my usual annual I HATE BLACK FRIDAY rant. I’ve decided to do something different this year. Over the summer I’ve been working on an outline for a post on […]


Simple Life Together

by Tania Ginoza on October 3, 2013 · 17 comments

Finding a minimal or simple living podcast that I could relate to was no easy task. It’s kind of like trying to find a good man. I had to kiss a lot of frogs before my prince of podcasts came along. One of my frogs was a minimalist who provided a list of “essentials” that […]


Minimal Me…High Heels

by Tania Ginoza on May 27, 2013 · 16 comments

I have a wall of shoes, and then some. I’m not going to give you a count because it’s an embarrassing amount. I will say “Imelda” escaped my cousin’s lips recently as she stood in my walk-in. Nuff said. I’ve always loved shoes as long as I can remember beginning in high school with these […]


Minimal Me…Black is the new black

by Tania Ginoza on April 22, 2013 · 11 comments

I must first confess I do not have a minimal wardrobe. If you saw my wardrobe, in its entirety, you’d take my minimal membership card away. Then you’d stomp on it and cut it up into a million pieces. I literally have shoes in cubbies all the way to the ceiling. An important distinction for […]