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Casual Spring, Summer Wardrobe

Casual Spring, Summer Wardrobe

I recently had a client reach out to me about putting together a casual spring, summer wardrobe. Obviously, she is spending quite a bit of time at home. Even without COVID 19, she is still someone who works from home most days so the idea was to put together some...

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A Day in the Life – Quarantine Style

A Day in the Life – Quarantine Style

The blast blog post I wrote was just as the world was changing to this new paradigm. Since then, I have been trying to figure out this new life as a teacher, professional chef, maid, and to somehow find time for myself. I am not complaining because I have...

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Build Your Capsule Wardrobe with Ethical Brands

Build Your Capsule Wardrobe with Ethical Brands

In my previous post, I mentioned that you don't have to be a minimalist to have a capsule wardrobe. We can build a wardrobe that lasts a life time if we invest in quality and if we are intentional about the pieces we buy. For today's post, I wanted to show you exactly...

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My Journey to a Sustainable Lifestyle by Shopping Less

My Journey to a Sustainable Lifestyle by Shopping Less

As I get older, I strive more and more to live a sustainable lifestyle. I am not perfect at it but I realize that changing little habits can help move me in that direction. In fact, this year, I am focusing on setting my family up financially in the hopes that we can...

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Gift Guide – Unique Jewelry & Other Ideas

Gift Guide – Unique Jewelry & Other Ideas

I'm not going to do a ton of gift guides but I thought one focused on jewelry by small businesses would be fun. There are so many really fun and funky shops out there, and as I made a list for my mom for christmas, I thought I would share some of the ones that I...

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A Holiday Gift Guide for the Conscious Shopper

A Holiday Gift Guide for the Conscious Shopper

As the holidays seem to be quickly approaching, bloggers are ferociously getting out their gift guides. At first, I wanted to avoid this topic altogether, but I realized there are probably a lot of you who are similar to me in that you want to buy more ethically for...

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DeClutter To Create Your Own Sacred Space

DeClutter To Create Your Own Sacred Space

I am not the first person who has ever written a blog post about decluttering your home. Many of us understand that massive consumerism is a major environmental issue. Maybe that is why minimalism is such a trendy topic right now. I think it's all a great thing...

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100 Days of Summer Challenge

100 Days of Summer Challenge

I believe in the real world, school is officially out today, June 5th. In preschool land, we've been out of school since the middle of May. With this being Ellie's last official year as a preschooler, I wanted to make sure to capture this last summer of her preschool...

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Ethical Clothing Brands – Everlane

Ethical Clothing Brands – Everlane

One of my goals for 2019 was to begin to focus on ethical clothing brands. Not only did I want to add those brands to my own wardrobe, I also wanted to suggest them to my clients as well. As I began down this road to ethical fashion, I quickly realized that I was...

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My Spring/Summer Capsule Personal Stylist Wendi Matt

My Spring/Summer Capsule Personal Stylist Wendi Matt

I don't want to jinx it, but it seems as though we may have made our way through the rainy season here in Portland, I mean South Carolina. The sun is shining, it's above 55, so I'm now ready for spring clothes. My size has changed since last summer and so, I kind of...

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How to Design Your Wardrobe Personal Stylist Wendi Matt

How to Design Your Wardrobe Personal Stylist Wendi Matt

Marie Kondo is taking over the nation with her Netflix show about tidying up. It feels like she's the creator of the decluttering movement, but every new year, Emily Ley and others send out their new year challenges for tidying up. Minimalism is on trend as well and...

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2018 Gift Guide – For Him

2018 Gift Guide – For Him

Thermal Drawstring Sleep Pant Pact / 2. Clarks Clarkdale Gobi Shoe in Olive Suede / 3. The Renew Lightweight Hooded Puffer  Everyone / 4. Coal Headwear Beanie / 5. Pact Boxer Brief / 6. Pact Premium Crew Socks Shinola Men's Trifold Wallet / 2. Parker Clay...

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2018 Gift Guide – For her

2018 Gift Guide – For her

Ripple Yoga Unisex Slouch Yoga Pants  / 2.  Sperry's Women's Saltwater Rain Boot i / 3. Fortress of Inca Whiskey Bootie /           4. Sseko Leather backpack in Oiled Camel  / 5. Athleta Primaloft Vest /  6. Volcom Women's Insulated Jacket  Kelly Moore...

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Denim for the Curvy Girl, Beija Flor Greenville, SC

Denim for the Curvy Girl, Beija Flor Greenville, SC

Being a Greenville native and small business owner, I've always tried to support local businesses as much as possible. As Greenville has grown, so many cute boutiques have opened. Unfortunately, many of them are not curvy girl friendly. Since I am curvy and so are...

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