• Faith

    Disney and De-cluttering: How I Implemented a Capsule Wardrobe for my Kids

    This week has been a big one in our house. So far, we have taken three van loads to our local thrift store full of stuff that we are no longer using. Most of that stuff was clothes. Can you believe it? And all I can think about are the other areas in our house right now that are out of control, itching to be reduced so that we can make space for less. I woke up this morning determined to tackle Zoe and Elsie’s wardrobes. After both Jeff and I completed a capsule wardrobe (read about it here) earlier this week, I knew that it was something that we…

  • Faith

    5 Steps to a Capsule Wardrobe: February’s Living with Less Challenge

    For those of you who follow me on Instagram, this week you witnessed my closet go through a major overhaul. In an effort to live with less for the month of February (see previous post explaining why), both Jeff and I decided to get rid of over half of our clothes. (We both managed to reduce our clothing to 40 items each) Originally, I did not think that I would be able to embrace the idea of a capsule wardrobe. However, the more ruthlessly I started tearing apart my closet, the more attainable the idea became. One of the practical ways we decided to practice contentment was to minimize the…

  • Simple Living

    February’s Challenge: Living with Less

    First off – thanks to all of my readers who commented/messaged me with their feedback on my last post. You guys have given me some really great food for thought (pardon to pun!) with paring down our grocery bill each month. I’ve also received quite a few questions about our bi-weekly meal rotation. Let it be known, I’ve heard you guys and I’ll be writing a post in the next couple of weeks with more of a “how to” in regards to meal planning. All of your feedback and insight, though, has sparked some interesting conversation between Jeff and me. The premise behind our $500/month grocery limit has been to…