Author Archives: Sky Trombly

Colorful Capsule Wardrobes

A colorful capsule wardrobe in action! (Photo by Sky Trombly) I hate wearing black and white. I know, I know, this is sort of minimalist blaspheme, but I can’t help it. I just don’t feel like myself when I am … Continue reading

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Discovering Your Style in Four Simple Steps

Though we may not be consciously aware of it, our society informs our clothing choices. What we select may not suit our tastes, our lifestyles, or our bodies, but what we see on our celebrities, our friends, or in our … Continue reading

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Free Yourself With a Capsule Wardrobe

I never thought that I’d be delving into the world of wardrobe design and fashion  – let alone writing about it! See, I was one of those awkward teenagers who made serious errors in judgment just about every time she … Continue reading

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A Minimalist Wardrobe (for Baby)

Most conventional weekly pregnancy updates contain a to-do list telling the expectant parents to buy this or that each week. New parents hope to have a baby shower to help curtail the costs of the expensive and expansive baby gear. … Continue reading

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Composting Floor Waste

Sometimes, I’m not a very “think-outside-the-box” kinda person. No one ever told me that almost everything picked up with my broom and vacuum cleaner is compostable. But dirt dragged in from outside, food that’s fallen to the floor, and dust … Continue reading

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A Minimalist Wardrobe (for a School-Aged Boy)

Decluttering a young boy’s closet is surprisingly easy and has many benefits. Some specific benefits for school-aged boys include: A curated closet contains tops and bottoms with the entire collection in mind. This gives a child a sense of autonomy … Continue reading

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Clothing Kids: A Zero-Waste Conundrum

Kids grow fast. On top of that, kids are really rough on clothes. I know, these aren’t great, revelatory observations, sorry. But for zero-wasters, this is a particular problem. It seems that every other day, my older son has blown … Continue reading

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