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Loving Lately No. 3

Starry Eyed Blonde - Here are some things I'm loving lately!It’s been a little while since my last loving lately post and there are lots of things I’m loving these days! I’ve put together some of my favorite products (not sponsored!), links, podcasts, etc. down below.

Life gets really busy, and sometimes it’s nice to slow down and take an inventory of all the good things, no matter how small. Read More

Spring Cleaning: The Most Forgotten Spots

Spring Cleaning Tips - The Most Forgotten Spots

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Spring is wrapping up and the official start of summer is just a few weeks away! Did you get your spring cleaning finished? We usually host more guests in the summer, so this is the perfect time of year to make sure our home is clean and looking good before we start our summer deck parties and bonfires.

Today I thought I’d share a list of the most forgotten spots when we clean.  Read More

What It’s Like to Shop After Decluttering My Wardrobe

What it's like to shop after decluttering my wardrobe using the Marie "KonMarie" Kondo MethodThis year I’ve been very successful so far in decluttering my home, including my wardrobe. I wrote about my experience using the Marie “KonMari” Kondo method of decluttering from her book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up here. In a separate post, I talked about how clearing my closet of clothing items I don’t love helped me better see the items I do love and has made creating outfits much easier (read that one here).

Those posts have been pretty popular, and since it’s been a couple of weeks, I decided to add this post to the mix. What is it like to shop after decluttering my wardrobe? Let me tell you all about it. Read More

How to Meal Plan like a Pro + FREE Download

How to Meal Plan Like a Pro | PLUS a FREE DownloadI love outfit posts as much as the next person, but I’m not just here to look cute- I like to be helpful also. 😉 Often times I ask myself: Self, what do your readers need help with? I try to think of my everyday life and the tools and resources I use to make my weeks a little easier. Posts that have resulted from asking myself these kinds of questions include the secret to keeping an organized house,  how to plan and organize your week like a pro, mastering your to-do list, and why you feel like you have nothing to wear and what to do about it. Today, we’re talking about meal planning, PLUS I’m sharing an amazing download with you (for free) that will help you meal plan like a rockstar. Read More

7 Simple Ways to Embrace a Minimalist Lifestyle

How to Embrace a Minimalist LifestyleMinimalism is in, clutter and distractions are out. I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve been paying more attention to living with less, or if it’s because I’ve shifted my focus to other things, but I’ve been hearing lots about the “less is more” approach to life.

Personally, I’m loving everything I’m hearing. I would not describe myself as a “minimalist” but I’m definitely trying to embrace a few concepts in my own life. I know I’ve been talking quite a bit about my experience discarding clutter from my home using the KonMari Method, and that’s just one step toward minimalism.

Not only am I sensing this shift toward minimalism, but there is also a theme of quality over quantity. Here are some ideas on how to embrace a minimalist lifestyle that maximizes your quality of life.  Read More