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A Mindful Review of My Closet

I decided to stop buying clothes. Probably not forever, but for now. They say we wear 20% of our clothes 80% of the time, so what are the chances that whatever random piece of clearance merchandise I suddenly decide I need will make it to the 20% pile? Really this aligns with my overall goal… Continue reading A Mindful Review of My Closet

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Have Shorts, Will Travel

I am so ready for school to be out that I'm on the verge of just keeping my third grader┬áhome against her will (she loves school). I'm so done with the routine. AND? I'm ready for the BEACH. We are 6 weeks away from our annual beach trip and I'm already planning what to pack.… Continue reading Have Shorts, Will Travel

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Lipstick and Earrings

I'm going to share a little secret with you: some days I don't want to get out of bed. The alarm goes off and I just want to pull the covers over my head and not start the mom-hustle that is my day. So maybe that's not really a secret given I've already written about… Continue reading Lipstick and Earrings

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Permission to Wear Stretchy Pants

So the kids are back in school. Life is getting back to normal. But it's cold and I'm tired and I just want to be comfortable when I go to the grocery store, OK? So I can go wearing yoga pants, UGGs, and a participant's t-shirt I got for free, right? WRONG. So very wrong.… Continue reading Permission to Wear Stretchy Pants

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Wear Pooh

My grocery store attracts a boring, mostly nondescript crowd. Still a diverse collection of shoppers but not so much so that anyone will start a website about them. I include myself in that boring, nondescript bunch and don't mean it as an insult so much as a way to set the scene for you. I… Continue reading Friends Don’t Let Friends Wear Pooh