The Closet Challenge: Weekend Roundup-Weeks 11 & 12

Hi all! Again – a little behind here. Things have been crazy busy – both in work and in my personal life. IĀ  had a lot of traveling both for work and pleasure last month which is shared on my Instagram – so if you aren’t already following Wishbonedreams definitely check it out. There you can see my daily outfits posts, as well as any travel I’ve been up to.

My brother got married on Saturday, September 30. I was in the wedding so as you can imagine that was quite a busy time as well. Below are the outfits from the last couple of weeks as well as some of my travels šŸ™‚

Top photos are from my brother and sister-in-law’s wedding at Cerruti Cellars in Oakland, CA, Sqauw Valley Oktoberfest, the Madonna Inn and a selfie during a work roadshow in San Luis Obispo. Busy Busy!

Don’t mind the complete chaos of a mess in the background. On my major to-do list this week, now that I have a free weekend for the first time in 5 or 6 weeks! For the closet clutter part of this, I came across a couple of tops recently that I wore once, maybe twice at the most, probably a handful of years ago. Tried them on and immediately remembered why I never wear them. So, I caught myself hanging it back on the hanger and in the closet and thought to myself, what the heck am I doing? So, I took it off of the hanger, grabbed a bag and tossed it in the bag. I now have what I like to think of as an “active” donation bag. So, as I come across things that I don’t like to wear, don’t fit, or simply isn’t my style anymore, I can just toss it in the bag. So far, there are two blouses and two pairs of pants in the bag!

Anyway, I’m looking forward to a quieter October full of pumpkins spiced everything and hopefully cooler weather!

Happy decluttering!

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The Closet Challenge: Weekend Roundup – Week 7

The Closet Challenge Week 7-

Hi all! So, another week has come and gone, and I’ve been working really hard to get my Insta followers up. I’m taking classes toward a social media marketing certificate (gotta keep myself relevant in the ever changing world of communications and social media presence), so with that said I’ve been trying to post more, and be more consistent. And, just like with this blog and finding a niche, I’m having a hard time finding my “theme” so-to-speak on Insta. AND, do you know how hard it is to keep your followers engaged and not lose them?! Wow! I had no idea!

Also, who saw the solar eclipse?! I was here in SF extremely worried that I wasn’t going to be able to see it, but I actually think the clouds and overcast sky helped us see the eclipse pretty easily. I know this is a closet challenge post, but I have so much to talk about this week (I posted a couple of my eclipse photos below too).

Anyway, I digress. Last week was pretty easy to put my outfits together. I did splurge and bought myself a pair of Madewell jeans, that I have to say hold true to their name. I absolutely love them! They are just stretchy enough to be comfortable, but not too stretchy that I need a belt by the end of the day. While I hate paying more than 80 bucks for jeans, I feel like these might have been worth it. Below is the week’s roundup. I’m missing an outfit from Saturday night – but it was a repeat offender anyway šŸ˜‰ and Sunday was a gym and yoga pants kinda day – not usually photo-worthy hah.

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The Closet Challenge: Weekend Roundup – Week 4

The closet challenge

Gah! It has taken me two days to get around to this week’s weekend roundup, and then I posted the wrong Canva, and inadvertently accidentally deleted my entire post. SO, here we go, take two! Anyway, below are the outfits I put together last week. There are only 6 outfits this week because I spent Sunday in my sweats binge watching Scandal (oopsie). If you want daily peaks into what I’m putting together outfit-wise follow me in Insta: Wishbonedreams. Cheers!

 

The Closet Challenge: Weekend Roundup – Week 3

Weekend Roundup wk 3

Hello my fellow readers ~ So, week 3 has come and gone and I managed to snap photos of everything I wore. I actually don’t think I have repeated anything in the last 3 weeks, which is either a good thing or a bad thing…I’m unsure šŸ™‚

I’m finding that in order to stay consistent I’m planning out my outfits either days before or the at the very least the night before. Not only is it saving me time, but it is also saving me from a messy bedroom. I don’t know about you, but I have a tendency to create a huge mess when I don’t have any idea what to wear, so I’m finding that this is helpful. I fell off the clothes buying wagon on Sunday though. Madewell was having an additional 30% off clearance, and I picked up a super cute sweater poncho (which I’m sportin this week so you’ll see it!)

So, while I haven’t stuck firmly to my no buying clothes, accessories etc., challenge I am definitely doing better with utilizing what I already have! Hopefully by the end of this I’ll have even more to donate to Savers. Until then, my weekly roundup of outfits is below.

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