If you’re going to pare down your closet, it’s helpful to have some clothing pieces that are super versatile. I love clothes that and be worn through multiple seasons, be dressed up or dressed down, and most important of all: are comfortable! I present to you: the humble black t-shirt. Why black? Well, let me […]
I’m all about a simple beauty routine. On an average day, I spend about 5-10 minutes doing my hair and 5 minutes putting makeup on. Truth be told, I don’t usually wear any makeup if I’m staying home all day. I’m not what anyone would consider “high maintenance”. I still want to look put together though. […]
So, I’m in a new phase of my wardrobe simplification process. You can read about ways I’ve already simplified my wardrobe here. Now that I work from home, I’ve found that my clothing needs have changed a lot. First, I spend most of my day in yoga pants, cotton tops, and fleeces. Second, when I go […]
(This is a repost of one of my first blog posts that I’ve made some updates to. We’re busy unpacking and adjusting to our new home this week.) Ugh, why is my closet packed full, but nothing goes together, half of it doesn’t fit right, and it takes 20 minutes to pick out an outfit […]
An enormous amount of our belongings are used. For a lot of things, we try to purchase used before we buy new. It saves lots of money and helps avoid waste. We buy used at thrift stores, consignment stores, and auctions. We’ve gotten tons of hand-me-downs from relatives too, which is awesome. If you’re not […]
Lately, I feel like there is so much emphasis placed on organizing everything you have so that it looks nice and is stored in an attractive way. We spend big bucks on baskets and organizational systems to store our stuff in a cute way. I have to say, I love organizational paraphernalia just as much […]
You might be surprised that I am not a fan of capsule wardrobes. I am all about simplicity and only owning what you use, need, and love. The goals of a capsule wardrobe is to have a closet full of clothes that you love and that go together that you change out every season. I’m […]
I’ve come up with a pretty good system for creating a simple/minimalist shoe collection of quality footwear that is good for my back. Plus, since I’ve started paying more for shoes, I’ve found that it is totally worth it to spend more on quality shoes and own less pairs of shoes.
“10 Staples Every Girl Should Own” “10 Shoes Every Woman Should Own” While I sometimes enjoy browsing through these lists of “classics” and “must-have items”, I think these lists can cause us to think that we need clothes that don’t make sense for us.