Bonus Day – Take Inspired Action

Bonus Day – Take Inspired Action

Yes, we have completed our official tour through Fiona Ferris’s 30 Chic Days, but she includes a “bonus day” at the end, so here’s one last post. How appropriate that this falls on New Year’s Eve as we pause at the threshold of a new...
Day 30 – Immerse Yourself

Day 30 – Immerse Yourself

For Day 30, Mme. Ferris really brings everything together by putting the focus on “immerse yourself in sensuous beauty.” What she’s suggesting here is that we consciously work every day to slow down and appreciate all of our senses. It would be very,...
Day 29 – Walk Your Errands

Day 29 – Walk Your Errands

For Day 29, Mme. Ferris suggests that we “walk our errands.” For me, this was a nice reminder – you see, I’m visiting with my parents and this entry was a gentle nudge to go explore Uptown on foot. My husband and I parked the car at one end of...
Day 28 – Your Home as Hotel

Day 28 – Your Home as Hotel

In actuality, the entry for Day 28 is longer – “think of your home as if it were a boutique hotel,” but I trust the gist gets across in the title. The idea Mme. Ferris is setting out here is a sound one – straighten your house! Things will be...
Day 27 – Embrace Creativity

Day 27 – Embrace Creativity

Today’s entry from Mme. Ferris is “embrace creativity and enjoy the benefits.” While all of us are creative in one way or another, it’s interesting to note that many of us immediately protest that we’re not. This is one area in which I...