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My Capsule Wardrobe: One Month In

  I think that with a capsule wardrobe–like with so many things–there is a “honeymoon” stage, a “reckoning” stage, and a “peaceful acceptance” (or “give up entirely”) stage. Or maybe that’s just my experience of it? Basically, for about two weeks after starting my capsule wardrobe experiment one month ago, I was unequivocally in love …

My Capsule Wardrobe: What Made the Cut

  If you happened to miss my first post on my decision to finally try out a capsule wardrobe, go ahead and click here first. Like I mentioned in my first post, my capsule wardrobe is a bit bigger than most people’s. From what I’ve read on the subject, most people keep their capsule between …

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5 Reasons I Decided to Try the Capsule Wardrobe Trend

  Fun fact: this post was originally titled “Why I’m Hesitant to Hop on the Capsule Wardrobe Bandwagon,” but then, as logic would have it, the more I tried to think of reasons why I shouldn’t try this particular trend, the more I came up with reasons why I SHOULD. Funny how that happens sometimes. …

Some of My Favorite Resources on Living Simply & Minimalism

I first encountered the idea of minimalism back in 2013, and it has held me riveted ever since. I first got into the idea while I was in the throes of doing my 50 Weeks to Organized Project and was looking for inspiration to keep on going. Since then, what had simply been a way …

Life After My 50 Weeks to Organized Project (+ An Apartment Tour)

The fact that the years pass by quickly is a truth pretty much every adult has internalized, and it seems like every other week, I hit the anniversary of some momentous event in my life with yet another year tacked onto it. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how it’s been over a year …

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Where I’m At On My Road to Simplicity

  Although it’s been awhile since I blogged about my minimalism/simplicity journey, don’t let that fool you– It’s still as much on my mind as it ever was. Here’s the problem with where I’m currently at though—I’ve realized that when you’re about to have a baby, you suddenly acquire a LOT more stuff. Like, a …

20 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Clean the House

Here’s a Torrie Truth for ya— I am most motivated when I am incredibly busy, under a deadline, and/or stressed out of my mind. That is probably why I continually put things off until the last minute, even though I know it’s an unhealthy behavior. What can I say? I’m a procrastinator and proud of …