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…

Where to Start with a Messy House

It’s the #1 question from people who feel like organizing is their next best step.  Where to start when you have a very messy house.  Where’s the BEST place to start?  Today I’m going to answer that, and give you a few tips in finding the motivation get going.  It doesn’t sound like it — […] Read more…

Listing Your House for Sale

Listing Your House for Sale When It’s Messy

It’s taken me 30 years and about 10 different moves before I learned all the secrets of listing your house for sale.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s a boatload of work to do, especially if your house is super cluttered and messy.  But if you get a higher selling price you could potentially be earning […] Read more…

How to Choose the BEST Flooring for Your Home

With so many flooring choices on the market, selecting the best flooring for your home can be a challenging endeavor. Various factors, including your budget, lifestyle, traditional home activities, and aesthetic preferences, would need to be considered. Additionally, for some rooms, some flooring materials are more suitable than others. This guide highlights some of the […] Read more…

Household Clutter

6 Tips on How to Control Your Household Clutter

Household clutter has a way of sneaking up on us throughout the year. The insidious creep of clutter is usually so slow that we don’t realize how bad it is until there is so much clutter that you can no longer ignore the problem. Let’s take back our homes with these easy tips for controlling […] Read more…

Will Intermittent Fasting Help You Lose Weight?

Have you heard the term intermittent fasting before and wondered what it is? Intermittent fasting is a very popular health and fitness trend right now. People use intermittent fasting to lose weight, improve their overall health, and even to make their busy lives easier. So let’s talk about what intermittent fasting is, how to do […] Read more…

How Your Divorce Affects Your Teen

Helping teens navigate a divorce situation is something I’ve been wanting to write about for a long time, but it’s an area where I had zero experience.  My parents were married until they died and my husband and I have been married for 35 years.  So I reached out to an expert for a guest […] Read more…

Our California Safari

Wonderful Safari Trip with our Family

To say that 2020 has been a weird year would be an understatement.  However, there are always a few bright spots in every challenging time.  We’d planned on an Alaska cruise this summer, but since that wasn’t happening, we decided to pivot to some local travel choices.  One of those was our recent safari trip […] Read more…

How to Navigate the 2020 She-cession

What exactly is a she-cession as opposed to a regular recession?  Good question, I’m glad you asked.  As you may have heard (I’m joking here!) – 2020 has sent various curveballs our way. One of the biggest curveballs being COVID-19 that sent ripples through the world and the majority of our lifestyles.  Yes, it’s definitely […] Read more…

Rescue Old VHS Tapes with iMemories

C’mon, ‘fess up.  You’ve got a big ol’ stack of old VHS tapes lying around somewhere, haven’t you?  Or 8mm tapes, Super 8 tapes, even those old reel to reel tapes.  Or you’ve got a BIG stack of paper photos or negatives that you’ve been meaning to do something with.  Am I right???  Don’t feel […] Read more…

7 Strategies for Financial Independence – FIRE

What I Wish I’d Learned About Financial Independence Twenty Years Ago   By Sydney Everson   If I had a time machine to go back and talk to myself as a younger woman, there’s a lot of advice I’d give myself. Hey girl, I’d say if I was trying to sound cool (and failing), go easy on […] Read more…

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