Do You Want to Be Better in 2013?

| January 1, 2013

I always thought it was better to be good. Lately, I’ve realized that it’s good to be better.

Since this is the first day of 2013 and January is Get Organized Month, I thought it was fitting to talk about how to be better. I know many of us have made resolutions, and if we want to be successful, we need to be better.

Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson wrote about the nine things successful people do differently. One of the main points was the difference between having a “be good” mindset versus. a “be better” mindset.

5 Ways to Freshen Your Space for Fall

| October 22, 2012

The weather is finally a bit cooler as fall kicks into high gear. As we stand on the eve of the holiday season, freshen up your space in preparation.

Homemade Gifts

| June 18, 2012

In January 2011, one of my Facebook friends made a simple post saying she would make five homemade gifts for the first five people who “liked” that offer. I thought it was a brilliant idea, and I not only clicked “like”, but also re-posted it, making my own promise to create homemade gifts. Five of my friends clicked “like.”

How I Put Together My Home Office

| June 9, 2012

When I bought my house, I was excited to have a home office. In my previous apartments, I only had tiny niches devoted to my office area. I’ve been working on my office space since I moved here in 2009.

Organizing a Nail Polish Collection

| May 17, 2012

I have always LOVED nail polish, even as a small child … Since, I always thought my fingers were short and stubby, the only way I truly liked my hands was when my nails were manicured and painted. This is how my nail polish collection began and when I began organizing my collection – more on that in a minute.

De-clutter Your Vanity

| April 27, 2012

The older I get, the more I stare just a little longer than I used to at those anti-aging moisturizer ads in magazines. It’s the old “hope-in-a-jar” routine…