Shop With This or Without That

By |January 22nd, 2015|

Maybe this has happened to you before. You’re on your way home and you realize you need to stop at the store to pick up a handful of things — a missing ingredient for dinner, laundry […]

Finding Your Point of Focus in the New Year

By |January 20th, 2015|

As you may know, one of the ways I like to welcome in the New Year is by selecting a word of the year. Inspired by Ali Edwards, I started taking part in this tradition back […]

One-Year Organizing Plan + Free Printable

By |January 16th, 2015|

I recently blogged about how to achieve goals by breaking them into small chunks and tackling them a little bit over the course of time. This is the approach I’ve used the past two years to […]

One-Year Organizing Plan Printable

By |January 16th, 2015|

This organizing printable will help you to plan your yearly organizing projects. The “rooms, zones + projects” page allows you to make a project list for your entire home. You’ll then divide your project list into […]

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Time for Change

By |January 13th, 2015|

Back in 2004, after 13 years of working in corporate America, I decided to take the plunge and start my own business. It had been a dream of mine since college and the timing seemed right. […]

What if someday was today?

By |January 8th, 2015|

Today’s post is a throw-back-Thursday. It’s a post I wrote over a year ago, but feels very fitting for this time of year. We’re almost a week into the New Year which often means our enthusiasm […]

10 Reasons Why January Isn’t So Bad

By |January 5th, 2015|

While I like the holidays every year, this year I actually loved them. I got to go home and see family. I went on a horse drawn carriage ride. I ran in the snow. And so […]

Achieve Your Goals in the New Year

By |December 30th, 2014|

This past weekend I crossed the finish line on my 2014 running goal: 750 miles in a single year. For me, that is a whole lotta miles! When I set it I wasn’t really sure if […]

The Happiness of Pursuit

By |December 29th, 2014|

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 […]

The Pros + Cons of Decanting

By |December 23rd, 2014|

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 […]