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how to start a capsule wardrobe for the fashion challenged

How to Start a Capsule Wardrobe [5 tips for the fashion-challenged]

I am not a fashionista. So three years ago when a good friend told me she was following a fashion blogger who explained how to start a capsule wardrobe, I rolled my eyes and mentally checked out of the conversation. Me? Read a fashion blog? What is a capsule wardrobe anyways? No thanks.  But soon after, ...

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If Your House Is Cluttered Your Brain Might Be Too

Minimalism with kids. You might think it is an oxymoron.  Have you ever wondered why you walk into certain rooms or homes and feel immediately overwhelmed or instantly at peace? There’s a reason your mood can change when you enter a room, and it’s probably not what you think. It’s about your stuff. If you ...

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How to Transition Out of The Crib

One of the most common questions I hear from parents? How do I transition from a crib to a bed? So today I want to explain how I did it with my own children and my recommendations for how to make it happen. There are many parents and professionals that believe you should keep your child ...

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Fool-Proof Method to Simplify Your 'To-Do List' + Lighten Your Mental Load

Admit it. You have probably awaken in the middle of the night to add something to your to-do list. I know I have. My to-do list was starting to haunt me. It was weighing down my mental load—never-ending and seemed to grow by the minute. Tackling the to-do list felt futile on any given day. ...

Minimalist Mudroom + Drop Zone

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This post is a part of a series called “Peek Inside My Minimalism.” In this series, I show you a glimpse of what minimalism really looks like in my life. This post contains affiliate links. Every house has a drop zone. Usually it's right inside the door. It's the space that the shoes, mail, jackets, backpacks, ...

Minimalist Kitchen Counters

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This post is a part of a series called "Peek Inside My Minimalism." In this series, I show you a glimpse of what minimalism really looks like in my life. This post contains affiliate links. I like my kitchen counters to be clear. I find it difficult to wash around and clean up crumbs when ...