How to Speed Clean your Messy Kitchen

I’m a huge fan of the speed clean.  Part of it is that I hate cleaning, but also because I have like a zillion other things I really love doing, and the faster I can sprint through my cleaning routine, the quicker I can get to the fun stuff.   I’ve actually studied this stuff – […] Read more…

Perceived Obsolescence

How Perceived Obsolescence Could be Costing you Big Money

Have you ever made a purchase only to then be told a few months later that there’s a new model or style of that same item that you should be upgrading to? This can happen with clothes, phones, other electronics, and even cars. This phenomenon is called perceived obsolescence; while you may not have heard […] Read more…

How can I tell if my teen is being cyber bullied and what to do about it? Here are some concrete strategies for how to deal with a bullying or cyber bulling situation. It especially tells you what NOT to do.

Help! How can I tell if my teen is being cyber bullied

How can you tell if your teen is being cyber bullied? Does your teen become upset during or after using their device? Do they spend a lot of time online? Do they withdraw often or show obvious signs of change in their behaviour?  Those could all be signs of cyber bullying.  Feeling powerless to protect […] Read more…

Noom Weight Loss Program

Is Noom Weight Loss Program Worth The Money?

I recently tried the Noom Weight Loss Program.  A lot of people have asked me if it is worth the money.  For me, the answer is IT DEPENDS.  I found many things pretty confusing about the program, particularly the pricing.  I’m now wishing I’d taken better notes during the course of it so I could […] Read more…

How to Declutter an Entire Room in One Afternoon

Decluttering can be a time-consuming and draining task.  What if I could show you HOW to declutter an ENTIRE ROOM in just one afternoon?  Interested?  Read on! One of the big problems with the decluttering process is that it typically is a long, drawn-out process that requires weeks or even months to complete.  Well, when […] Read more…

Quick Wins for Decluttering

50 Quick Wins for Decluttering Your House

There is no doubt that decluttering can be exhausting and soul-shattering.  So, I came up with a list of 50 quick wins for decluttering to help you feel some encouragement, especially if you have a space that feels OVERWHELMING.  Then you can start to see the picture coming together a bit.  These little mini tasks […] Read more…

Alaska Trip

Ultimate Guide to an Alaska Bus Tour

Just returned from an AMAZING 10 day bus tour of Alaska to celebrate my husband’s recent retirement.  What a trip!  Normally, we are cruise fans, but as we all know, cruises are mostly a no-go these days, so we opted for a bus tour with Grayline Alaska instead.  So settle in and I’ll tell you […] Read more…

3 Ways to Avoid Decluttering Burnout

Decluttering burnout is a real thing.  It’s a major lifestyle change and that can bring a lot of feelings up in your life.  Congratulations on making the decision to declutter and make your personal life one of minimalism and simplicity!  It will bring you a sense of freedom and calm, but it is a major […] Read more…

Six Benefits of Embracing Minimalism in Your Life

Today we’re talking about minimalism and how it can help your life. Think back to your childhood: Did you need a bunch of stuff to be happy or could you find happiness in a pile of library books, a single bag of building blocks, or adventuring on your bike until the sun went down? That’s […] Read more…

How to Create Your Own Vision Board

Business Planning is Fun Again with a Vision Board When you think of a business plan, you probably think of pages of text and graphs and boring stats and numbers. You know, the kind of thing you’d nervously push across the desk to a bank officer in hopes of securing a loan. I don’t know […] Read more…

Keep your messy home tidy

3 Simple Ways To Keep Your Messy Home Tidy

I had a turning point when it came to learning to keep my messy home tidy.  It was one of those light bulb moments that affected my entire life going forward.  People can TELL you things until the cows come home, but sometimes you need someone to SHOW you the difference. The Year Everything Changed […] Read more…

Socially Different Travel

7 Socially Distant Travel Options In The Western US

I think it goes without saying that 2020-2021 have been a VERY strange time in our existence, particularly when it comes to travel.  Even if the virus situation starts to improve, it is still a good idea to consider socially distant travel options for the safety of your family.  This is not the time when […] Read more…

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