Grey rules in my (capsule) closet

20161029_143719Ever since I read about capsule wardrobe concept and wrote a post about it last summer, I had been trying to pair down my wardrobe, focusing on the pieces I really love, trying to streamline my personal style. In the process, I have noticed however, that GREY rules in my closet: various shades of it is what I reach for, keep going after and what seems to stay behind, when I purge. Additional colors such as white, black, purple and dusty rose find their way, in between, to break the rule.

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Mood board – October 9

Waving goodbye to summer, we are getting ready for the Fall. Back to work. Back to school. Soccer and baseball galore. Block party. Time for fire pit. Magic drawing by Nick. Another drawing – mommy and me. Sasha takes on skateboarding. View from my friend’s upper deck in DC. New vest by Uniqlo. Some tasty chicken thighs  with figs by my husband. Some amazing apples we picked. Halloween house. Me dancing to JT’s ‘Can’t stop the feeling’. Enjoy your October!
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Weekend food prep

20161002_190747Going back to work after taking almost a year-long break feels great. However, I knew I had to come up with a strategy that would still ensure that we all eat some good quality, home cooked food. For instance, my kids are not fans of school cafeteria food and prefer home packed lunches. I, myself would always rather eat a dish I prepared then a restaurant or cafeteria meal (unless we are talking about a really nice restaurant). Not only is it usually more healthy, but it also saves some $$$.  Continue reading