Clutter-Free Presents

| November 19, 2010

The holidays are bearing down on us fast and furious. As usual, Christmas decorations were up in stores before Halloween. It’s less than 40 days to Christmas and even less to Hanukah. So where is your gift list? What’s your gift budget? Every year when my family asks me what I want for Christmas, it’s […]

Watch for Zombies!

| October 31, 2010

I’ve seen them time and time again. Heck, I’ve even been one myself. I’m talking about Zombies. Not the bloody, festering monsters you see eating people’s brains in countless movies. These poor Zombies have lost their own brains via endless e-mail, attempted multi-tasking, and an overwhelming to-do list. You see us everywhere. It’s the guy […]

Hello, Spring!

| April 13, 2010

Spring is in the air. Just ask anyone with allergies! Spring inspires us to do what else? Spring cleaning. It’s natural to shed off winter’s heaviness and cold and embrace spring’s fresh start and warmer temperatures. Here are a few tips to spring clean: Clean your winter coat and wash your hats, scarves and gloves. […]

Get Ready for the A.M. in the P.M.

| January 19, 2010

I don’t know what it is, but I seem to move slower in the mornings than I do in the evenings. I’m always comforted by the fact that I’m not alone. The best way to prep for the morning is to do it the night before. What can you do to prepare for the next […]

Apartment Worthy vs. House Worthy

| August 20, 2009

I’m house hunting right now and discovering the highs and lows of house buying in today’s environment. As I continue my search, I’ve begun dismantling and packing my apartment. When I started, I thought I would not have a large pile to send to charity as I try to operate a lean and mean operation […]

Home Staging

| July 16, 2009

I’m buying a house, and I’ve already had two days of house hunting under my belt. Watching the home staging shows on HGTV, I could see how home staging could be important, but I always thought people should be able to look beyond whatever is in the house to see the true beauty and potential […]