The 30-Day Declutter Challenge Report

Hello! How have you been? I’m back from Europe where I had my fill of fashion and frites and fell head over heels for a new city that I’ll tell you all about soon. But today, as promised, let me update you on my 30-Day Declutter Challenge. I got to all the areas I planned and even […]

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Project Simplify: Creating the Perfect Capsule Travel Wardrobe

Well this week sort of turned into fashion week here at FTRB, didn’t it? Speaking of which, it’s fashion week in Paris next week and I’ll be there although I’m not going for the shows.  (The husband has some meetings to attend in Paris and asked if I wanted to tag along. Is that even a question?) Since it will […]

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Project Simplify: Thoughts on Capsule Wardrobes and Capsule Travel Wardrobes

While we’re on the topic of wardrobes and closet organization, I feel like we need to discuss capsule wardrobes which has been a really hot topic the past couple of years. In the unlikely event you haven’t heard about it, it’s basically a wardrobe that is limited to X number of pieces (usually about 30 or 50 but it can vary). Everything else […]

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Project Simplify: the Minimalism Game and Organizing My Closet by Categories

Thank you for all of your comments and the great discussion on the last post! The more we talk about it, the more the subject of personal style fascinates me. Today let’s switch gears slightly and discuss closet organization since we have to do something with those clothes once we’ve nailed down our style, right? As I mentioned […]

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Project Simplify: Personal Style

Hi, friends, two posts in one week! What in the world is going on, you ask? I’m so invigorated from my decluttering challenge (it feels so good to be rid of so much stuff!) that I just want to keep the momentum going on Project Simplify! Today, I want to talk about a huge topic that has […]

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Project Simplify: 30-Day Declutter Challenge

Thank you so much for all of your helpful comments on the last post! I really appreciate all of your input. I would love to continue the discussion so please keep them coming. So as I said there, I want to look at five different areas as part of Project Simplify and I’ve decided to break it […]

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Living La Belle Vie: Project Simplify

So I’ve been completely consumed with the idea of simplifying my life lately. Looking back, it seems to have started toward the end of last year. Now, if you’re a regular reader, this may sound entirely antithetical to my love of all the pretty things. Initially it did to me too and I was embarrassed to even talk […]

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House Projects Update + Snapchat

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I gave myself a June 30 deadline to complete the major house projects and here we are – almost at the end of June! (How did that happen so fast?) Anyway, I’ll be traveling next week so I’m checking in with you a week early and I’m happy […]

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