IKEA St. Louis Grand Opening (!)

By |September 23rd, 2015|

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while then you know how very much I love IKEA. Only trouble was, the nearest IKEA was a four hour drive away. Which meant my love of IKEA […]

Organize-athon Sneak Peek

By |April 15th, 2015|

In yesterday’s blog post, I answered a bunch of the questions I’ve gotten about this weekend’s Organize-athon event. (If you haven’t had a chance to read that post, go here for the Organize-athon Q&A post.) Today […]

Organize-athon Spring 2015: Your Questions Answered

By |April 14th, 2015|

Around here we’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on the Spring 2015 Organize-athon. I’m getting sooo excited! People are already choosing their projects and saying hello in the private event forum. It’s so fun to […]

Let’s Get Organized…Together!

By |April 3rd, 2015|

Last fall when I accepted a 40 hour per week contract job, I knew my life was about to become busier than ever. It took some serious orchestration to fit everything into my new schedule – […]


By |November 26th, 2014|

And just like that, our new site is launched. Welcome…to the new simplify 101!

Jay and I hope you love the new site. And we hope you find it easier than ever to find your way around […]

Change is in the Air

By |November 21st, 2014|

Around here change is most definitely in the air. Just look at these two photos I took in my yard, just one week apart.

The first was taken on November 7th. It was a sunny, not-too-cool beautiful […]

Welcome Alissa Williams

By |June 2nd, 2014|

Hooray, we have another new contributor! Today I’m super excited to introduce you to Alissa Williams, who has been a part of the simplify 101 community for as long as I can remember. Alissa first found […]

The Bittersweet of Hello + Goodbye

By |May 28th, 2014|

Yesterday, I had lunch at school with my oldest daughter. For the very last time. Next year, she hits the big time – middle school – which means the end of our occasional school-day lunch dates.

I […]

Spring Into Action to Get Organized + Declutter

By |May 22nd, 2014|

Around here spring has been a little odd. Winter was reluctant to hit the road, so spring took her sweet time getting here, too. As a result, many other things seem to have fallen behind as […]

Welcome Nancy Vorsanger

By |April 21st, 2014|

Today I’m super excited to introduce you to simplify 101’s newest contributor, Nancy Vorsanger! If you’ve taken simplify 101’s online classes, then you probably recognize Nancy and know her as NancyV. Nancy has taken many of […]