small businesses to support instead of amazon

It is Amazon Prime Days right now (as all the ad’s on my devices seem to tell me) but I will not be taking part. It has been years since I have purchased anything from Amazon and to be honest I haven’t missed it at all. I live in a place where I am able…

decluttering responsibly

It is the season of the declutter and most people I know are starting out their years going through their homes and finding items that no longer fit their life and that they don’t want cluttering up their spaces any more. I am a huge proponent of this and I love going through my spaces…

project 333 – july update

I have officially been wearing the same 33 items of clothing for two months now and what an experience it has been. This month was a little bit of different one as I did stop the challenge for a week, but there were still three weeks that I did continue with my 33 item wardrobe….

quality vs. quantity

I have a confession to make. I used to purposefully buy cheap watches. Instead of saving my money to by a watch that would last for a long time I instead bought $10 watches from places like Ardene, Walmart, and Target every single spring. That’s right, every year I would buy a cheap watch that…

ethical and sustainable fashion

I have written pretty extensively about why fast fashion is bad and why I have switched to almost exclusively buying from thrift stores, but sometimes you don’t always want to be going to thrift stores and you want to support brands that are actually doing good things in the world. Ethical and sustainable clothing brands…