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Natural and Low Waste Laundry

I think this week I’m going to talk about all natural and low waste laundry needs, because it’s something that I’ve been asked about a ton and also that I see as a struggle with a lot of zero-wasters.  I have found the laundering products that I absolutely love, and will stick by them for years and years to come. There will be brands I personally buy in this post, but I have been offered no money nor have any affiliate links. These are all my personal preference. The photos are also not my own.  HOW TO WASH First, let’s talk about how I wash things. Going from place to place constantly, and being as low waste as I can...

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My Spring 2019 Capsule

So we've been talking about capsule wardrobes and traveling light, so why not get into what my Spring Capsule Wardrobe looks like? Some of these aren't the exact items I have - when there is a * next to the item, that means it's the exact one. I've put the name down so you can look them up if you're interested in the pieces! If you are struggling with creating your own, hopefully this helps! SPRING CAPSULE WARDROBE ITEMS (41 Pieces): 11 Tops 5 Pants 2 Dresses/Jumpsuits 10 Sweaters/Jackets 4 Accessories 9 Shoes For tops, I put in a lot of layering and cozy pieces because it's been raining like crazy in New England all Spring. It's also been the...

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My Capsule Wardrobe Rules

For about three years, I have been obsessed with minimal closets. Have you ever been on Pinterest and looked at the photos of the most perfect closets, beautiful in their curation and not overflowing with stuff, and think to yourself “How in the hell does this person keep their closet so pristine, and where are the rest of their items!?” I thought that getting rid of a ton of clothes, only purchasing pieces that were transitional through seasons (which I do anyway), and hiding things that weren’t beautiful (like socks and beanies) was the way to have a gorgeous closet. But I still had way too much stuff, and I wasn’t going to get rid of my $1500 boots because...

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What I Bring When I Travel: Los Angeles Edition

As you’ve read in the previous two posts, I recently went home to LA for a week. One of my good friends got married, and I generally go back at least once a year to visit doctors and take care of anything that needs to be done on the West Coast.  I was there for six days with multiple different events I needed to go to, but as Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has the longest wait time to get your checked luggage, I never like to check bags when I go. Fitting six days’ worth of outfits (sometimes changing clothes three times per day) into a carry-on can prove difficult, but if you’ve read anything about capsule wardrobes, it’s...

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