Create a Vision Board to Get More Clarity

“The more clear you are about what you want, the more likely you are to achieve it.” –Billy Cox I don’t know about you, but every once in awhile I get into a funk that I just can’t seem to shake. Most of the time I’m able to ride it out by being mindfully aware […]

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Packing for 3 Weeks in England Using 1 Carry-On Suitcase

“He who would travel happily must travel light.” –Antoine de St. Exupery Last year when I was entertaining the idea of becoming more minimalistic, I already had a 2 week trip planned to Turkey & Spain. After reading about how many people were only packing a carry-on suitcase when traveling, I decided I would challenge […]

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Living More Simply by Tackling Wardrobe Clutter – Part 4

“The more you have, the more occupied you are. The less you have, the more free you are.”  –Mother Teresa                                                    It’s the end of the month & I’m very happy […]

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Living More Simply by Tackling Wardrobe Clutter – Part 3

“Discard everything that does not spark joy.” –Marie Kondo Last week while the decluttering project continued, I had a bit of an emotional crisis. It wasn’t because of all the clothes I’m getting rid of, it was because of the mounting evidence that I do indeed have a problem. Case in point – this coat: […]

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Living More Simply by Tackling Wardrobe Clutter – Part 2

“You can’t reach for anything new if your hands are still full of yesterdays junk”. –Louise Smith As if I didn’t need any more motivation to declutter my wardrobe, my husband and son’s reaction to last weeks blog was more than enough. Between Jerome’s silent head shaking & Chris’ loud disapproval (what does a 22 […]

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Living More Simply by Tackling Wardrobe Clutter – Part 1

“You don’t need all the stuff to have it all” –Courtney Carver (from bemorewithless.com) At the beginning of last year, I briefly entertained the idea of creating a “capsule” wardrobe. If you aren’t familiar with the term, it basically means that you have only 33-35 pieces of clothing in your closet/dresser at any given time […]

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Friday’s Favorites – Ethical Beauty from Marshall’s: ANDALOU Naturals, BIO KERATIN, Giovanni Eco Chic Hair Care

Because I love vegan, cruelty-free, ethical beauty products AND a great deal(!), I’m always on the lookout when I’m shopping in my favorite store, Marshall’s. Some of these products are old favorites & some are new to me. All opinions are strictly mine. Please let me know in the comments if you’ve tried any of them […]

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Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

“Gratitude has the power to fill your heart with love and your life with abundance.” –-Debasish Mridha Like most families on Thanksgiving, we went around the table to express what we were thankful for this past year. I had a long list of reasons to be extremely grateful. At the top of the list was getting this […]

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