shop our closets for adoption

As we walk into the unknown and trust God that he will form our family in the ways only He can, we go through all of the paperwork and processes to ensure this adoption is done correctly and ethically. We’ve just completed our home study, the giant 500-billion-page document written by a social worker who has poured […]

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the elgantees giveaway winner is…

Thanks so much to everyone who entered the Elegantees giveaway. (And wow, there were a lot of you!) I’m a fan of ethically-minded fashion, and I’m thankful to get to use this little corner of the Internet to share opportunities to use purchasing power for good. (And have you been following Noonday + IJM’s #styleforjustice posts? […]

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shop my closet adoption fundraiser and necklace giveaway

Dresses, blouses, tanks, adoption tees, shorts, skirts, denim, cardigans, necklaces, earrings, bags, scarves — pretty much all of the things are ready to go for my Shop My Closet fundraiser for a Nigerian-American family adopting two waiting girls from their home country. Items from: Banana Republic, Gap, Elegantees, Forever 21, Old Navy, Target, and various boutique brands. […]

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cleaning my closet

I’m embarrassed. You see that overflowing mess? That’s my closet. I finally caught up on the laundry pile we lovingly refer to as Mount Washmore, and the over-abundance of clothes makes me feel kind of terrible. I’ve been holding onto clothes for ridiculous just in case scenarios. I need this old bridesmaid dress just in case. I […]

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easy style for busy moms

Style for busy moms means choosing pieces that are aren’t only fresh and fuss-free, but comfortable and versatile, too. Inspired by some mixing and matching from my own closet, I came up with a little inspiration for you mamas out there who might be finding yourself in a spring style slump. Spring weather in Iowa is […]

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thredUP review

My second thredUP package came in the mail today! I just love happy mail days. Especially when they’re free. (Yeah, free. Keep reading to see how you can score some free swag, too!) thredUP buys women’s, juniors, kids, and maternity pieces that are in like-new condition. (And really, they are in like-new condition. No mystery stains, […]

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having a kingdom closet

Hangers everywhere, shirts strewn about, overflowing drawers. Our closets can be scary places. I need to be honest here: I have too many clothes. The worst part is that I have a constant desire to have more. So how can I enjoy having a fun wardrobe while living a Kingdom-mindset? Tonight, I participated in a clothing […]

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