how bluegraygal came to be

It’s been over two years since I started this lifestyle blog. Even using the phrase “lifestyle blog” makes me chuckle. When I came up with the name, bluegraygal, I had no intention of even having a blog. So many people agonize over their lifestyle blog names. This whole crazy adventure started as an Instagram experiment to see what the whole…
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currently crushing on

I may be losing my mind

I think I’m losing my damn mind. You read that right. I may very well be losing my mind. Like — all of it. Four weeks ago I had knee surgery. Turns out a stupid trampoline fall made me rupture my ACL, tear my Meniscus and fracture my MCL. And because I ignored said trampoline fall I also sprained a…
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home decor pretties

simplify yo’ life – steps 4 & 5

getting organized Being organized is a constant goal for me. I’m setting in motion daily steps to simplify life, starting with getting organized at home. Beginning steps will be to eliminate clutter and simplify home work stations. Organizing your day means having what you need, where you need it for efficiency. At the end of the series, I will create…
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storing holiday decor

Over the years I've streamlined by Christmas decoration organization to make putting it up and taking it down much easier. These are my tips for Christmas garland storage, wreath storage and also storage for Christmas ornaments.
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cashmere winter cape & scarf

A pretty winter outfit for those of you who live in moderate winter temperatures! Though the layers in this are excellent when you live up north and need to shed as you go outside to sweltering indoor temps! A classy and easy winter outfit!
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simplify yo’ life – part 2

New year, a new you. After a holiday timeframe of indulgence, obligations and events there's no time better to work towards a clear mind. This simple living blog series is designed to take small steps that will create habits that will lead to a more organized home, work, family and personal life and mindspace. We are starting with steps to clearing clutter fast and will build from there.
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