Ask me what I’m thinking about in November of each year and I’ll reply “goals.” Ever since I first took Aby’s Achieve Your Goals and Create a Life You Love class I usually start making lists […]
Do you decant?
Picture an organized kitchen. Does the image in your mind include a pantry full of matching, neatly labeled containers? For a lot of people, the answer is yes. In fact, shelter magazines and Pinterest […]
I’m finding it hard to believe, but this weekend is the last weekend before Christmas! If you still have shopping left to do, don’t panic. Instead give these ideas a try to streamline your last-minute gift […]
If you’re running short on time or ideas for holiday gifts, hot chocolate in a jar is a simple, semi-homemade gift idea sure to please many on your holiday list. This is an idea I have […]
During the course of preparing for the holidays (decorating, tidying up for guests or holiday parties, etc.) chances are that you’ll encounter a stack of paper that needs to be sorted through and dealt with. You […]
Does your kitchen have what my friend calls a “scary cabinet,” stuffed with perilously stacked items? Or a drawer crammed so full that it’s hard to open—or to find anything inside?
It’s easy to accumulate kitchen items, […]
If you find yourself in the midst of this holiday season wishing to trade in all the hustle and bustle for a bit more happiness, you’re not alone! Here’s a collection of some of my top holiday planning tips to help you create a merrier season. […]
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 […]
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 […]
I’m sure you’d agree that traditions are part of what make the season so meaningful and memorable. Activities like cutting down a fresh tree, going to the Christmas Eve candlelight service, visiting Santa, and decorating your […]