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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 home 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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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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The Secret to Wearing Boots with Shorts

I have to admit, when I first thought about wearing boots with shorts all I thought about was the cute little starlets I've seen sporting  the look in fashion mags. I mean, I can wear boots with a skirt or dress every day of my life, but shorts? And then I realized: I'm a grown… Continue reading The Secret to Wearing Boots with Shorts