20 Tips to Have a Successful Garage Sale

20 Tips to Have a Successful Garage Sale

Two weekends ago we hosted a garage sale, and it turned out to be a huge success. We earned more than $1000 and got rid of almost everything we had for sale! It was a lot of work to prepare for, host and clean up the garage sale. But I’m sharing the tips that made our sale successful to help make your garage sale a success too! Because if you’re going to put in the time and effort to host a garage sale, you want to make sure you earn enough and get rid of as much as you can […]

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

Summer capsule wardrobe - 2017 stay at home mom summer capsule wardrobe

I’m back with another look inside my capsule wardrobe, sharing my summer capsule wardrobe. I find it easier to dress with less during the summer. The warmer weather calls for fewer layers and a lot of simple, basic clothes. Shorts and a simple t-shirt can be effortless and stylish on a beautiful summer day. You can check out my previous capsule wardrobes here: Spring capsule wardrobe, Winter capsule wardrobe My Capsule Wardrobe “Rules” 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 […]

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Decluttering Questions: Questions to help you declutter more effectively

Decluttering Questions - questions to help you declutter more effectively

Decluttering your home is hard work, physically, mentally and emotionally. Some items are easy to decide what to do with. But it’s not always so clear. I’ve put together a list of decluttering questions to ask yourself if you’re struggling with decluttering, need to clarify for yourself if you should keep an item or get rid of it, or if you simply want to make your decluttering go deeper and be more effective. Sometimes it can help to have another person helping you declutter to ask the questions that can be hard to answer. Once you answer them, it becomes […]

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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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