• Second Hand Clothes = Minimalist Family

    Today I am sharing how we store our second hand clothes and why we save them as a minimalist family. We are a minimalist family and we save second hand clothes.  It seems contradictory to be minimalist and save clothes, but stick with me on this train of thought.  When I first started decluttering and becoming “minimalist” (or my definition of that) I thought about donating all of my kids second hand clothes.  At the time I felt like being minimalist meant you didn’t keep anything that you aren’t currently using. The one thing that held me back from getting rid of these clothes is it seemed wasteful.  I kept…

  • Winter Capsule Wardrobe 2019

    WINTER CAPSULE WARDROBE

    Winter is here and it’s time to switch to my winter capsule wardrobe.  It is easy to pick out what to wear if you love everything in your closet. For this winter capsule wardrobe I am working with what I already own.  I am always surprised by how many looks can be made with just a few items.  I like to start with some basic neutral pieces that can easily be mixed and matched.  My first rule for the closet is to make sure you like / love everything that is in there.  If something doesn’t fit or you don’t feel comfortable in something I would suggest taking it out…

  • Fall Capsule Wardrobe For Boys

    A Fall capsule wardrobe for boys is an easy cheap way to simplify your life and the amount of laundry you have to do each week. This Fall I am trying out a capsule wardrobe for my boys.  By being extremely mindful of the clothes I buy or rather didn’t buy the kids this last year, I have been able to pair down the amount of items we have.  The few things I bought them in the last year was only out of necessity. I personally like to have enough clothes for at least a week in a half.  We could probably make it with less, but we already have…

  • What I Wore Wednesday

    Please join our current giveaway! http://shannonolson.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-stack-shack-giveaway.html  Here are 3 looks from the last week.  Its so hard to remember to take a picture of what I am wearing, I guess I was inspired since I was able to match my Stack Shack bracelets. It has been so hot where we live that is why I am wearing flip flops.  Linking with: