13 going on 30 challenge outfit 5: Friday drinks

I can’t believe it’s November already. Why, in only a few weeks it’ll be Christmas and then before you know it, it’ll be 2016 and then all of a sudden the kids are going to university. How time flies when you’re not getting much sleep. Once again it seems I didn’t think the capsule wardrobe much through when considering possible…

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13 going on 30 challenge outfit 4: Thursday arm party

I’m all for a minimalist wardrobe, but I absolutely love the trend of stacked bracelets – an arm party, if you will. As a kid I was really into making my own jewellery and spent a lot of time making friendship bracelets (why are they called friendship bracelets in the first place?), threading beads onto beaded necklaces and collecting charms…

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13 going on 30 challenge outfit 3: Wednesday errands

Before kids I used to fly by the seat of my pants – go out for drinks and dinner on a Wednesday night? Sure! A casual drive to the mountains? This weekend? In three days’ time? Sounds fabulous! No such luck these days – everything needs to be written down, scheduled to the minute, set in stone. Much like our…

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13 going on 30 outfit 2: at the races

I totally forgot today was Melbourne Cup day. Blame mummy brain on that. Given that I have two rugrats to tend to, Melbourne Cup really wasn’t on my radar anyway. So forgive my choice of outfit for Day 2, although I did consider it when selecting items from my 13 piece capsule wardrobe. (What am I talking about, 13 piece wardrobe,…

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13 going on 30: capsule wardrobe challenge

As part of my NaBloPoMo challenge I wanted to try my hand at a capsule wardrobe and feature 30 outfits that can be made from 13 items. I’ve always been intrigued by the concept of the capsule wardrobe; that is, having a set number of items in your wardrobe (e.g. 33 pieces) over a period of time (e.g. 3 months),…

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