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This Week // Buys

I bought quite a few things this week, and spent most of my “allowance” on my hair! But it needed to be done, and it was worth it. I’m learning that I really don’t need much at all, really. Especially all the food and “little” extra things I was buying at Trader Joe’s, Sephora, Target, Whole Foods…which made my discretionary money disappear…

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Outfit // James Perse Wild Rose

The James Perse sale is ending soon!! Who’s placed more than one order? I stuck to just one this time, and I’m happy with that. I’m realizing lately that I bought because I COULD and because I wanted to, not because I needed anything. Sure, I could rationalize all I want that I needed this shirt or that skirt, or whatever, but with few exceptions, I didn’t.

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Boyfriend Jeans for the Thick of Leg

I love my legs. I decided when I was in Amsterdam visiting the Anne Frank house (observing people go up and down the narrow staircase on crutches or with a great deal of effort) that I would never be frustrated about my body again. My legs may be thick & “athletic,” but they are strong, and I can rely on them to get me where I’m going. I can walk miles and miles around cities and up mountains thanks to my legs. BUT. It’s very frustrating finding jeans that fit lately.

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The Minimal Closet : Questions

As you know, I’ve been exploring a more minimalist lifestyle/closet lately, and have read a lot on the subject. I’m still learning, and feeling my way through it, with the understanding that there IS NO RIGHT OR WRONG WAY TO DO THIS, nor is one person’s minimal lifestyle the same as another’s. Starting next week, I’m going to publish an “essay” a week on things I’ve learned, and what I’ve done as part of my “The Minimal Closet” series, but first, I want to explore some questions I’ve been asking myself. Maybe you have some thoughts on them?

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