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Living Simply in the City

Living Simply in the City

I used to think that I needed to acquire all of the things that I saw in my aunts’ and mother’s houses; I used to think that…

5 Beautiful, Functional Bamboo Products to Get You Organized

5 Beautiful, Functional Bamboo Products to Get You Organized

If you’ve read prior posts detailing my shopping ban, refrigerator purging, grocery game plan, and frugal organizing systems, you know I care about being both frugal and…

How to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

How to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

After carrying all seven bags on each arm, stumbling up the steps, and reaching my kitchen, I just love stocking my refrigerator and pantry with the new…

A Stress-Free, Step-By-Step List to Planning The Perfect Summer Party

A Stress-Free, Step-By-Step List to Planning The Perfect Summer Party

Summer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to party!   Warmer weather conjures images of lounging by the pool, chillin’ in the backyard, and…

How to Organize Without Spending Money on Containers & Storage

How to Organize Without Spending Money on Containers & Storage

  Before you spend a fortune on trendy containers or imported organic wooden shelves (is that a thing?), take a moment to remind yourself: organizing isn’t always…

De-Stress & Organize with this Simple Grocery & Meal Plan

De-Stress & Organize with this Simple Grocery & Meal Plan

Being organized in your daily life benefits you not only in visual ways (tidy office, tidy house), but also in terms of health. A lot of our…

Have Yourself a Very Organized Christmas

Have Yourself a Very Organized Christmas

Don’t know what to get your mother-in-law this year? Your brother-in-law? Yourself?    Hire me!     Start your New Year off right by being organized. Reduce your…

5 Alternatives to Giving Gifts This Holiday Season

5 Alternatives to Giving Gifts This Holiday Season

Christmas, the most wonderful time of the year (for some). Don’t get me wrong—I like Christmas, I do. Just not as much as I like Thanksgiving, or…

I Haven’t Shopped in 12 Months: Why I Feel Amazing & Never Want to Shop Again

I Haven’t Shopped in 12 Months: Why I Feel Amazing & Never Want to Shop Again

It’s been one year since I purchased any clothes, shoes, jewelry, purses, or makeup.   And I don’t ever want to buy anything ever again.   But…

The One “Unnecessary” Material Object I Give as a Gift & Why

The One “Unnecessary” Material Object I Give as a Gift & Why

When it comes to gifts, I always have the same request: none, please.   Every year around Christmas and my birthday, I try to remind my parents,…

Mulligan Stew Smoothie: No, It’s Not What You Think

Mulligan Stew Smoothie: No, It’s Not What You Think

  Have you ever heard of Mulligan Stew? Sure you have! Originally, the name refers to a meal homeless people from the early 1900s created by throwing together…

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My goal is to help you become more organized so that you can spend your time in meaningful ways.
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