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  1. Blog
    Been super busy so no blogging. But my wardrobe has kept up with me. I did the laundry for the first time and it was a cinch. One dark, one light, one white. I had hangers ready, and plenty of room to hang my newly pressed clothes so they're not getting wrinkled. Another bene of having space in...
  2. Blog
    I picked out my ourfits for the week and when I came down to it, tomorrow's outfit was tooooo business like and I didn't think it was necessary. So, I quickly switched it out for something more casual. It was so simple to do. Maroon sweater, maroon pants, clogs, and a purse. It's going to be...
  3. Blog
    "The key to life is to Simplify, Simplify, Simplify. " Henry David Thoreau Everyday we are given a chance to clear stuff out of our lives. Take that oppurtunity and free yourself. Tomorrow's outfit. Navy Sweater $30 on sale, new Denim skirt $35 on sale, new black boots $70 on sale, new...
  4. Blog
    To think of all the money I spent on all the clothes and shoes I thought I had to have to look good. Not needed. My poor cc is suffering from an expansion and had to go on a diet because of the amount of clothes I bought myself last year. WHY didn't I discover this before? Here's what I will...
  5. Blog
    Minimizing my wardrobe makes me think of all the other things I can minimize in my life. I seem more organized in my closet and my clothing choices. The fact that I can get 131 different ensembles from 33 pieices of clothing just blows my mind. I likely will not be able to blog tomorrow so...
  6. Blog
    I took pictures of each garment and each day I can post the outfit that I wear. I chose garments that will mix and match with each other so that the outfits are endless. I will also go through my jewelry and get rid of junk. And pare down my sock drawer to 10 pairs of socks. 7 dress and 3...
  7. General Chat
    I have found a disadvantage to my minimalist wardrobe. Had three pairs of bottoms/pants ( 1 cords, two pairs of jeans) Last month my cords blew out. They had become to thin and well just gave up. I decided not to replace them cause it looked like Spring would come early this year. lol So that...
  8. Health and beauty
    What would be your must haves (for a complete wardrobe) for a stay at home mom, who sometimes needs to attend formal affairs, goes to church, works in the yard, garden & house, goes to the pool/beach occasionally (picnics) , and plans on an exercise program soon, in a 4 season area? I'm...
  9. Frugal Living
    The budget dictated that I needed to be creative obtaining fall and winter clothes I need this year. So I did First, I used a gift card to JJill that my MIL gave me for two Christmases ago. I that a little bit still left. I ended up getting two long sleeve shirts for over 66% off and only...
  10. Leisure challenges
    One of my body problem areas continues to be my flabby arms. Because of the heat and humidity here, I have not be opposed to wearing sleeveless clothes - until - yesterday's preschool workshop wherer we were videoed as part of an activity. Okay, so now I am converted to the I had better not...
  11. Careers
    I'm hooked on the whole capsule wardrobe idea. I wasn't sure if I should post it here (as I use this method for my business wardrobe) or in general chat? Capsule clothing is pretty much a mix and match concept to stretch not only your dollar but your wardrobe by creatively mixing your core...
  12. Just Tips
    Clothes are a big part of budgeting and one of the easiest area's in which to overspend, so I have come up with some ideas and solutions to make it easier to get a wardrobe of clothes that work and that cover pretty much all of life's eventualities. First of all take it slow, before you throw...
  13. Vacations and Travel
    I have been reading about people who travel lightly. Their stories are fascinating. In fact, there's one clothing company (ExOfficio) whose tagline is something like "6 weeks; 8 countries; one pair of underwear." Basically, the travel light crowd does exactly that -- rinse out clothes and...
  14. General Chat
    Well I have finally come to terms with the fact that I am middle age now and that some, ok alot of my clothes are really geared more for a 20-30 something person. I have even proudly stated on this site that I still have clothes that are 15 years old or more. I thought I was doing better...
  15. Family
    This can also include people you work with. I can't recall if I ever had a wardrobe malfunction in front of anyone I knew.
  16. Just Tips
    Five Easy Ways to Update Your Wardrobe By: Leslie Barrie, Savvymiss.com It’s another one of those nights. The kind where you desperately search through your closet, only to hopelessly utter: “I have nothing to wear.” Even if you’ve spent years channeling Audrey Hepburn by filling your wardrobe...
  17. Sewing
    hi everyone, I was wondering what the typical is that you sew for a 2yr old little girl's wardrobe for summer. I am a 1/2 experienced sewer. if you have any patterns or pictures of the ideas it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
  18. Question and Answer
    This question would probably be better asked at Homekeeping 101, but I can't remember my user name or password. :doh2: In rearranging the girls' room, getting ready for the new baby and all, I'm wondering what a reasonable wardrobe is for a 2 year old and a 5 year old. I know they have too...
  19. General Chat
    Every 1,2,and3rd of the month, a consignment shop in my town has the stuff your bag sale. Well, I made out like a bandit:mdance: 2 nice dresses too many shirts&blouses to count:mdance: a couple of skirts A nice name brand pair of jeans( i could care less about brands but knowing I did'nt pay...
  20. Frugal Living
    I never really thought about the downside of losing a fair amount of weight. I mean I always looked forward to buying a whole new wardrobe in a much smaller size, BUT I never considered the cost. :( Now that I have very few things that I can wear, I have had to buy about 10 items. I've bought 2...
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