Its really a shame that the mere thought of April 15th always puts people in a panic! Year after year, many stress over this time of year, when with a few simple strategies and less than 5-10 minutes a day, tax-time could be a welcomed time of the year. Well, perhaps that’s a bit optimistic,… Read More Two Tools to Ease Tax Time Torture
I was delighted to hear that there appears to be a self-care movement in the blogosphere. For years, I’ve been telling my readers and clients the importance of “making time for you” and preaching the old adage that “if you’re not good to yourself, you can’t be good to anyone else.” Being a mom is… Read More Self-care is Sweeping the Blogosphere
I hung a life-saver of a product on the back of the bathroom door recently. The Clever Pockets helped us clear the bathroom vanity, which makes cleaning much easier. We are using the Floral Black mini stash in my daughters bathroom. Surprisingly, there are still two empty pockets! What I love about this product is that ist not… Read More Clever Solution for Stuff
Airline travel ain’t what it used to be! First, there’s basically no more free food, unless you want to consider a tiny bag of peanuts a sufficient snack. And now that most airlines are charging for checked bags, lightening your load is a good idea. There is a way to get around these little annoyances,… Read More Airline Travel: Packing the Trusty Roller Bag
Not too long ago, I read a blog post from John Trosko, an organizer in Los Angeles, about the new show on A&E called Storage Wars. The show chronicles the lives of four tough guys who basically prey on those who have stored their stuff in public storage facilities, then lapsed on the rent and now… Read More When is Too Much Reality (TV) Enough?
Organizing your entry hall can be simple. You’ll need a place for your keys, shoes, jackets and bags (handbag, diaper bag, project bag, etc.). If you have a hall closet, use it. Hang jackets, use the top shelf for a couple of baskets to hold gloves/mittens/scarves or goggles, bathing suits, and sunscreen for warm-weather months.… Read More An Organized Entry Hall
“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller My love of travel started when my mom put me on a plane to Maine from New Jersey to spend the summer with my cousins. I was nine and it was the mid-70s. Airline travel was a bit different… Read More Fostering a Love of Travel