How To Transition Your Minimalist Wardrobe from Summer to Fall

How To Transition Your Minimalist Wardrobe from Summer to Fall

Lately, I'm trying to build a capsule wardrobe and transition to a minimalist lifestyle...which means that I have begun to clean out my closet and fill it with things I truly love. But I'm a broke college student so I recently tried ThredUp for the first time to help me transition my wardrobe from summer to fall. And OH EM GEE can I just tell you how IN LOVE I am with this company? 

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DIY Easy Recycled Journal

DIY Easy Recycled Journal

Guys, I am in the full swing of things. The kids have been back to school for 6 weeks now, which means I've been busy planning lessons, grading papers, handling recess duty, and just being awesome at educating young minds (if I may say so myself ;) 

I love teaching, but it can be exhausting, overwhelming and many days, I just don't want to do it. I drag myself through my day, complaining that I have to stay late after school or that my lesson totally bombed. I get wrapped up in the little stuff that I allow the stress to distract me from how big I'm blessed. 

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DIY American Flag Shorts

DIY American Flag Shorts

I don't know if I've ever expressed it here but I love the thrift store. Growing up, my parents were incredibly frugal and we lived modestly. So the thrift store was my own personal retail heaven as a kiddo. In my short 23 years, I have rarely bought new clothes out, and pretty much have gotten every piece of clothing I own from the thrift store (the big exception is long pants- I can find any that fit my long legs!)

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Healthy Dairy-Free Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese (+ Free Printable!)

Healthy Dairy-Free Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese (+ Free Printable!)

Who doesn't LOVE macaroni and cheese? As a kid, I loved having some macaroni and cheese, topped with a ton of pepper. It was such an easy meal to make, and it was quite honestly SO delicious that it seemed like a win-win. So when I wanted to start eating food that was healthier for me (plus, finding out I was lactose intolerant), I wondered if I would ever be able to enjoy this comfort food again.

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