Letting it be easy…

By |June 5th, 2012|

This past weekend, my husband Jay and I took care of something that had been on our to-do list since the beginning of April. We had been dreading this task for weeks…because it felt hard. Really. […]


By |April 9th, 2012|

Last week, my family and I snuck away for a few days of vacation in Michigan. I always call this “going home” since I grew up in Michigan and this is where most of my immediate […]

Six Ways to Turn Your Resolutions into Realities

By |December 31st, 2011|

As the new year approaches, have your thoughts turned to setting New Year’s resolutions? As someone whose life is centered around helping others create change, I find January to be the most exciting time of the […]

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Six Little Words that Got Me Thinking: weekly quick tip

By |November 18th, 2011|

This blog post is a sample of my weekly organizing quick tip newsletter. If you aren’t on the list yet, you can sign up here.

A few weeks ago, I was telling my daughter that I needed to […]

Get Organized for Summer: Set Some Just for Fun Summer Goals

By |May 19th, 2011|

It’s my birthday today…so my blog post is a bit later than usual and a bit shorter than usual. It has been a relaxing and fun day. I spent a lot of time away from the […]

Are You Craving a Change?

By |April 28th, 2011|

I don’t know anyone who is 100% satisfied with their life. Do you? At some level, everyone I know wants to create some sort of change in their life. People reading this blog are interested in […]

Stay Energized in January

By |January 13th, 2011|

After all the busyness and excitement of the holidays, January can be a tough month to get through.  In the northern hemisphere, spring seems far away and the reality of winter really sets in. If you […]

When is it okay to quit?

By |January 26th, 2010|

The topic of quitting has been on my mind for the past couple of weeks. (And don’t worry, this isn’t a round-about way of telling you I’m quitting my blog, or simplify 101 or anything else […]

It’s Time to Clear Out the Holiday Clutter

By |December 25th, 2009|

‘Twas the night after Christmas, when all through the house
Not a thing was away, not a toy, box, or blouse.
The stockings were thrown on the floor without care,
And knickknacks and gadgets were strewn everywhere.
The gift wrap […]

Slow Down…

By |July 21st, 2009|

In my neck of the woods, summer is more than halfway over. I can hardly believe it myself…but school will be starting in just four short weeks! It’s time to slow down and savor the rest […]