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    growing a minimalist wardrobe: t-shirts.

    Give me a plain cotton tee and a pair of jeans and I’m happy. Heat waves and cold snaps notwithstanding, I could wear the classic combination nearly every single day and not get sick…

    July 9, 2015
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    growing a minimalist wardrobe: intimates.

    I’ve written a bit about underwear before.  And yes, I’m still blushing. In that post I revealed my interest in everything cotton and comfortable and neutrally colored, along with my penchant for matching my…

    June 30, 2015
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    growing a minimalist wardrobe: activewear.

    When it comes to keeping a wardrobe filled with a modest collection of only the most loved, most useful, and most flattering articles of clothing, activewear is a category that often gets left out…

    June 16, 2015
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    growing a minimalist wardrobe: fashion revolution day.

    Yesterday, technically, was Earth Day. Tomorrow, technically, is Fashion Revolution Day. Today might very well be National Sparkly Shoe Day. It seems there are no shortage of days to commemorate something or other lately.…

    April 23, 2015
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    growing a minimalist wardrobe: winter coats.

    It’s been a cold winter in New York, but that’s nothing especially newsworthy and I’m not one to complain about the snow. This weekend, James and I tromped around for hours in the wintry…

    February 23, 2015
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    baby proof: crib.

    In parenting and tiny apartments, there’s no magic formula. What works in our wee space might not translate to yours, but here’s a little run-down of the latest in the saga we’re calling two…

    September 30, 2014
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    ‘grown-to-sewn’ in the usa.

    behold, alabama chanin. faythe and merrilee introduced me to natalie ‘alabama’ chanin’s work last week, and i could not be more smitten. alabama chanin is ‘a lifestyle company that focuses on creating an array…

    January 21, 2010
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    super tea (leaves).

    this morning i needed my tea leaves to give me a little bit of an extra push. i’m still not feeling quite like myself, so i brewed a cup of traditional medicinals echinacea plus.…

    February 17, 2009