Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.
Choose to have a fantastic weekend!
Sure, Halloween should be spooky. But your friendly neighborhood witches and ghosts need to stay safe while they’re out scaring up a storm.
It’s easy to do with a bit of planning (and batteries for those flashlights!), and by passing along important advice to kids about how to avoid accidents and other bumps in the night. Read more
This cabinet is so versatile – you could use it for almost anything! It would be great for shoes and backpacks in my entryway.
The word “cobbler” comes from a bygone era and quickly conjures up visions of Charles Dickens and not so much modern times. But the fact of the matter is — despite living in the 21st century — you may suffer from Cobbler’s Children Syndrome (CCS) all the same.
Simply put, CCS describes a situation where a cobbler spends so much time repairing shoes for all the villagers, that he has neither the time nor inclination to do the same for his own family. As a result, his children have the worse shoes of all the children in the village.
Now, I doubt YOU are a cobbler in the strict sense of the word, but the irony of this syndrome can play out in many situations. Read more
This week, I was contacted by a very inspiring group of college students from Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in Massachusetts who have developed Accessibles, a hip, new way to organize notebooks and planners.
Rui Wang, one of the students in this group of budding entrepreneurs, explained that, “We noticed that lots of people store their thoughts chronologically and subsequently made etched-metal monthly tabs to let you control how you organize…” Read more
We’ve all faced it at one time or another – that room so cluttered with stuff that you don’t know where to start. Don’t be intimidated – the process is easier than you think! Whether it’s a cluttered kitchen, bedroom, bathroom or kid’s room, the process for decluttering is the same. I’ll break it down for you here in three easy steps:
I start with baskets. The number and size depends on the room I’m working on. Let’s say it’s my bedroom. I start with two laundry baskets, one for throw-away, one for give-away, and an assortment of smaller baskets (or boxes – whatever’s on hand). Read more
Awesome! My dream closet!