Going Green (at your own pace)

We live in a time where most people are trying to reduce, reuse and recycle. Going green isn’t just for certain people, most are aiming to do their part. Maybe you are doing some things but really want to do more. Here are some ideas to take it to the next level. Reduce or eliminate buying individually packaged drinks (i.e … Read More

COVID- 19: Get it Done!

COVID – 19 have you inside? What to do? Here are 19 ideas. Go through paper – 80% of the paper you keep you never ever look at or need. Go through clothing – let go of anything holey, not the right size, stained, uncomfortable, missing anything, etc. Consolidate all your to-do lists and start picking days to do the … Read More

Better Late than Never!

Getting things done late is better than never. This is an important lesson.  You get credit for what you finish, not for what you started.  You may be late but doing it is better than not doing it at all. In the home, finishing the laundry is key – washing, drying, folding, putting away.  If you stop in the middle, … Read More

Time to Shop!

‘Tis the Season to shop! Start overwhelm now. It can be challenging to get everyone something. Forgetting key people, shopping last minute, buying junk. Let’s get organized about it all. Grab a pad and get started. Start a list – put everyone on it: Family, Friends, Co-workers, Service Providers, Hostess gifts in one row going down. Then put a price … Read More

Being Thankful and Grateful

November has the major holiday of Thanksgiving.  Over the last few years I have seen and heard a lot of the benefits of gratitude journals and being more grateful for what we have.  Thanksgiving is a day most have atleast a few thoughts during the day about what they are thankful for. So, this November here are some things to … Read More

Back to School – Back to Routine

Summer affords us some give. Some give in our schedules and tasks. But, things slip. We get out of the habits of the good things – exercise, working on projects, certain cleaning schedules and more. Even if you don’t have children in school, the beginning of September feels like a mini-New Year. It is a great time to push the … Read More

Focus on Less Tasks

We are so busy. We constantly try to do more in less time. Multi-task! Well, actually focusing on more at the same time makes each task harder and increases the likelihood of mistakes. Focus your efforts on one task at a time. If you know you don’t have the time to actually finish the entire task, set a timer to … Read More

January is Over!

Goodness, 2019 started and is now 1 month in! What have you done so far? No worries if you haven’t started on your goals yet. 11 months to go. If you’ve written some out, pick the 3 you want to move forward on for February. Not them all, just 3. And then write out the first few actions you need … Read More

10 Things to do for the Holidays NOW

10 Things to do for the Holidays NOW The holiday season is ramping up – it started 11/1!  Every year for most is seems like a hectic race to the finish line.  It doesn’t have to be.  Do these 10 things and set yourself up for a bit more of an organized season.  Make a list of all the people … Read More

How much is too much?

I often get asked when working with clients the question “How much is too much of x?” It may be clothing, it may be crafting items, it may be serving platters.  There is no answer I can give!  It has to be determined by the owner of the items. If you have 2 huge closets but you have several bins … Read More