Living with Less: The Clothing Edition

Earlier this year I took part in a challenge to wear only 6 key pieces of clothing for 6 weeks – The Six Item Challenge.  You can read my first post about it here.  It was a tough but immensely rewarding exercise.  I learned about the high cost of the fast-fashion, realized I could indeed live […]


Six Items Challenge – Days 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14

Me again :)  Before I start talking about clothing again, I promise to do a food blog later this week.  To be honest I’ve been so sick since the holidays it’s been difficult to be in the kitchen – bummer for someone who loves to cook for others.  Cooking or not I’ve been sticking to […]


Six Items Challenge – Days 7, 8 and 9

Welcome to day’s 7, 8 and 9 of the Six Items Challenge.  This challenge is designed to bring awareness to the cost of ‘fast-fashion’. $19 shirts that look like they came off the runway do come at a greater cost – unfortunately in some cases it’s the garment worker who suffers. I’m trying to learn […]


Six Items Challenge – Days 4, 5 and 6

I have a clothing conundrum.  Is really a no-no to wear the same shirt and pants two days in a row?  I mean really, if you haven’t kicked up a sweat and you’ve done the sniff and stain test does it really have to be washed?  Really??? I realize by starting this challenge – or […]


Six Items Challenge – Day 3

Really, not all of my 6 pieces are black – I swear I’ll wear some colour soon! Read on to learn about the pieces I wore today…


Six Items Challenge – Day 2

Well, Day 2 of the Six Items Challenge was much more eventful than Day 1 :)  I’m back on my feet from the evil cold and managed to get myself into the office for the day.  I felt sassy in my new outfit and needless to say it was pretty easy to decide what to […]