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Creating A Capsule Wardrobe, Part 2: Closet Clear Out

I never thought that feeling more put together and more stylish would mean getting rid of my clothes, but clearing out the closet has been imparative for me to feel my best!  If you’re following along with the capsule wardrobe creation, we are at step two which is where the work really starts.  It’s getting nitty gritty here with the actual clear out and I’m pretty embarrassed to show you the before picture of my closet.  It had become quite the sty!  ...

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Style

Creating a Capsule Wardrobe, part 1: Define Your Style

Creating a capsule wardrobe is about simplifying not only your closet but also your morning routine.  No more stressed out “I-have-nothing-to-wear” moments when getting ready- wouldn’t that nice?!  I am putting together a mini series here on the blog of the steps I followed in creating my recent capsule. Before delving into the nitty-gritty of culling the closet, it’s necessary to know what your style is.  Starting a closet clearout or shopping trip to  ...

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Recipes

Dairy Free Quiche

I am such a fan of the brunch club, y’all already know that.  And one of my favorite brunch foods is a good quiche (if you’re in the Boise area, A’Tavola serves the best one in my opinion!) But since becoming dairy free, you know the drill- it’s the same sob story I normally complain about, I had to cut that food out!  Or so I thought.  Since I made the dairy free pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving and fell in love with the dairy free crust, I figured there  ...

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Create, House

Antler & Yarn Wall Hanging

Last week, we had some very special company Thursday and Friday night.  I have been wanting to spruce up the guest bedroom but just haven’t had the time/energy/funds, so while we had a snow day last week I shopped around the house for some craft supplies to make a wall hanging!  Pinterest has loads of inspiration for wall hangings and honestly I was shocked at how quick and easy this project was!  It may not be one of the fancy woven yarn wall hangings that I have been  ...

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Family

Baby’s First Christmas

Our crazy winter weather this past week has made it seem like we are still on Christmas break. So I figured I may as well share some pictures from Lucy’s first Christmas! Her favorite present was wrapping paper and the balloon her Oma gave her; Everything else was pretty second-rate.

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2017 Goals

Lucy and I have been under the weather the last few days which has given me a good chance to really evaluate and consider the last year and this new one.  Being stuck at home resting also meant I had time for some Netflix documentary watching- ohh boy!  The two on my “must-watch” list were The True Cost and Minimalism.  Both were very eye opening and struck a cord with things I have been wanting to improve.   1. Consume consciously 2. Meal plan 3. Purge  ...

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