Recently, I’ve made a couple of changes in what I cook for my family. I’m feeling good about serving better food and enjoying my return to a long-dormant hobby. But these changes have had a cascade […]
I often encounter people who feel guilty about not following familiar organizing rules. “I know I should be doing X,” they tell me. Or “I just need to stop doing Y.”
But organizing is a personal process. […]
Do you crave the peace, calm and beauty greater organization would offer you? And yet, at the same time, dread the process of getting there? Here’s the good news: you’re not alone! For many, the mere […]
As you might know, I’m a runner. It’s a great sport because you can do it just about anywhere and it requires very little equipment. Yet, the right equipment can make all the difference in the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]