Add a Power Hour

I have been “happily” listening to the Happier Podcasts by Gretchen Rubin.  She has several great books out there on happiness and living a better life.  In the attached link for Podcast #6 she speaks on having a power hour.  Atleast once a week, set aside one hour to do the mini tasks that you have put off.  Trust me, … Read More

Thankful this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is only a few days away.  It is this time of year that is the best reminder to us all to be thankful for what we have.  This holiday is being taken over literally by stuff.  Sales on stuff we really don’t need.  I am amazed by how much the marketing plays into the “you must have this” mentality. … Read More

It’s All about the Feet

For most people, they buy shoes when they are needed – that is for an event or to replace a type that is worn out such as sneakers, the work loafers.  Then there are the “shoe people” that buy shoes, well, just because.  It is a hobby finding more wonderful accessories to make good outfits great. Shoes should be gone … Read More

Room Function

So, we have all walked into a room and have said “how did it get this way?!”  We walk around and say why would my child put this in here?  Why does my husband do this in here? And so on.  When I help organize a room for someone, I am usually working with 1 person, carrying out their vision … Read More

Making Sense of Sentimental Clutter

Of all the things that I help declutter, sentimental items take the longest because each item jars a memory. And, there is no way I can determine if it should be kept or not. We all have something (or many things for that matter) that serve no purpose other than they remind us of someone, some place, an event – … Read More