Stripes are the perfect pattern to include in any capsule wardrobe. I got this great little striped swing dress (similar one here) at a local boutique over the summer and have gotten so much use out of it and I fully plan on wearing it through the winter. I can . . .
I am currently living in my favorite (and only) pair of black shorts. These relaxed boyfriend cutoffs from Gap will be a forever staple in my capsule wardrobe. The thing that makes my minimalist heart the most happy is that these cut-offs only continue to look better over time. It means one less . . .
So you're ready to learn how to design a capsule wardrobe. Maybe you don't even know what a capsule wardrobe even is, but you're simply tired of having a closet packed full of clothes you never wear. You feel guilty from purchases made on impulse or defeated from ill-fitting clothes from a past . . .
I had dream last night I was a hoarder, Actually... it wasn't a dream. It was a nightmare. Having a home stuffed full of junk and endless possessions is my worst nightmare. If you're like me or are beginning to feel tired, stressed, suffocated and/or trapped by the sheer volume of your . . .
Since downsizing and moving into my tiny space close to a year ago, it's been surprising to notice the unexpected benefits of minimalism having an impact in my daily life. While a lot of my motivation for downsizing was to reduce my physical belongings to make everyday life less chaotic and . . .
Isn't it crazy however clean or organized our spaces might be at any given time, it seems to only take a day or two for it to spiral out of control into an uncontrollable mess? First, it might be the keys left on the counter, then the mail begins to congregate near the door or clothes that couldn't . . .
Today is National Unplug Day, a perfect excuse for some much needed digital downtime. Now while I'd like nothing more than to embrace a full 24 hours of disconnecting; the Friday before SXSW starts probably isn't the best time for me. So with that said, I'll be spending a few hours today unplugged . . .
How many times have you strolled into the beauty section to 'just quickly pick up new soap or lotion', but instead waste an hour doing an in depth, side-by-side comparison of 10 'potential' winners. . . only to go home empty-handed from decision fatigue? Or you just keep adding water to your soap . . .
There will always be things that happen to us that are completely out of our control. So just forget about it. Don't let the things you can't control affect the things you can. Easier said than done right? Trust me, I feel ya. Letting go of control is HARD. But you know what is harder? . . .
Embarrassing Fact, I've never really 'done the dishes'. Sure, growing up we had to 'do the dishes' which meant cramming the racks as full as we could, dumping in some powder and pressing a button. Of course every now and then I'd scrub a pan or rinse a glass, but I've never lived without a . . .