Simplify Meal Planning: An easy way to meal plan on auto-pilot

Simplify Meal Planning - an easy way to meal plan on auto-pilot

The thing about simplifying and creating a simpler life, is it isn’t always simple. It seems strange to say, but in order to simplify your life in the long term, it often requires some planning, forethought and intention in the short term. A perfect example of this is with meal planning. Having a meal plan in place makes life so much simpler and more efficient. However, it does require some planning ahead of time in order to be effective and make your life easier. Why Meal Plan? Having a meal plan in place goes a long way to make our […]

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The Minimalist Mindset Shift – 9 Ways Minimalism Changes The Way You Think

The Minimalist Mindset Shift: 9 ways minimalism changes the way you think

Minimalism is more than decluttering and simplifying alone. While those are important parts of the minimalist journey, truly embracing minimalism involves shifting the way you think to a minimalist mindset. Minimalism is about committing to owning less, rather than decluttering more often. It is about changing your view of what you own and why you own it. This minimalist mindset shift happens gradually and subtly, in small ways, until one day you look around and realize your relationship with “stuff” has changed. You have a different viewpoint. Your journey towards and through minimalism has changed your mindset, in what I like to […]

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Minimalist Closet Makeover – An Intentional Celebration of Space!

Minimalist Closet Makeover - An Intentional Celebration of Space

Wrapping up my closet decluttering and capsule wardrobe series, I want to end with a fun post and share my recently completed minimalist closet makeover! Minimalist Closet Makeover **This post contains affiliate links. That means if you purchase something through my links, I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you. This helps cover the costs of running Simple Lionheart Life. I only recommend products I use and love. Thank you for your support! Click here to read our full disclosure policy.** One of the most unexpected results of creating a capsule wardrobe, was the change it made […]

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9 Things I’ve Learned Dressing with a 36 Item Capsule Wardrobe

9 Things I've Learned Dressing with a 36 Item Capsule Wardrobe

I’ve been dressing from a capsule wardrobe since February. It is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made with my clothes. If you are on the fence about making your own capsule wardrobe, I highly recommend trying it! Although I was hesitant about trying it at first, I now know that it makes life easier in so many ways. Today I want to share some of the important lessons I’ve learned from dressing with a capsule wardrobe. And share the positive impact creating a capsule wardrobe has had on my life. 1. 40 items are more than enough When […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Own Capsule Wardrobe Rules

10 Ways to Make Your Own Capsule Wardrobe Rules

I’ve talked a lot about decluttering clothes and making a capsule wardrobe in the past few weeks. This week I’m sharing how to make your capsule wardrobe work best for you, with 10 ways to make your own capsule wardrobe rules. If you’ve missed any of the previous posts, check them out here: The Best Trick to Purge Your Closet + 6 Questions to Help You Purge 12 Reasons We Keep Clothes We Don’t Wear & How to Move Past Them How to Make a Capsule Wardrobe: A Simple Guide to Dressing Better with Less Winter capsule wardrobe – Stay-At-Home-Mom 2017 Winter […]

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Spring Capsule Wardrobe: Stay-At -Home-Mom 2017 Spring Capsule Wardrobe

36 piece stay at home mom spring capsule wardrobe

Welcome to the second edition of my personal capsule wardrobes, where I’m sharing my spring capsule wardrobe. You can see my winter capsule wardrobe here. I was nervous about creating my winter capsule wardrobe, but I didn’t feel that way about my spring capsule wardrobe. After realizing how fun and amazing a capsule wardrobe can be, I felt excited to make my spring capsule wardrobe. It’s important to remember that my “rules” for my capsule wardrobes are very flexible and loose. For me, capsule wardrobes are not about following a strict set of rules, or seeing how little I can […]

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Winter Capsule Wardrobe – Stay-At-Home-Mom 2017 Winter Capsule Wardrobe

2017 36 piece stay at home mom winter capsule wardrobe

Continuing with my series on decluttering your clothes and creating a wardrobe you love, here’s a detailed look at my winter capsule wardrobe! On February 1st I put together my first capsule wardrobe. I shared my process to create it here. Initially I planned to try living with a capsule wardrobe for a month. For a variety of reasons, I’ll explain further in an upcoming post, I felt nervous about committing to a capsule wardrobe. I worried I wouldn’t like it or feel too restricted by having fewer clothes. However, once again I have learned intentionally living with less is […]

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How to Make a Capsule Wardrobe: A Simple Guide to Dressing Better with Less

How to Make a Capsule Wardrobe - A Simple Guide to Dressing Better with Less

Welcome to the third post in my series about decluttering your clothes and dressing with fewer items. It’s all been leading up to this: creating a capsule wardrobe. Related posts: The Best Trick to Purge Your Closet + 6 Questions to Help You Purge, 12 Reasons Why We Keep Clothes We Don’t Wear & How to Move Past Them What is a capsule wardrobe? A capsule wardrobe is the ultimate form of a simplified and clutter-free closet. But what exactly IS a capsule wardrobe? It’s really not as complicated as it sounds. A capsule wardrobe is a small collection of […]

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60 Clutter-Free Easter Basket Ideas for Kids

I’m taking a break this week from the clothing decluttering series to talk about Easter. Specifically clutter-free Easter basket ideas that are still fun for kids to receive and fun for the parents…I mean the Easter Bunny, to give! Although Christmas and birthdays seem to be the times when the biggest influx of new toys and “stuff” for the kids come in, other holidays can add to the clutter as well. Easter is one of those times. Kids love finding a basket full of surprises from the Easter Bunny. And it is fun for us as parents to fill a basket […]

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12 Reasons We Keep Clothes We Don’t Wear and How to Move Past Them

12 Reasons We Keep Clothes We Don't Wear & How to Move Past Them

In last week’s post I told you about my best trick to purge your closet, plus 6 questions to help you purge and create a wardrobe you love. However, a lot of us, myself included, have a hard time letting go of some of our clothes, even though we no longer love or wear them. So I started looking at the reasons why we keep clothes we don’t wear anymore. I realized there are some common reasons why we keep clothes we don’t wear anymore. I think a lot of people face these common stumbling blocks when trying to purge their […]

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