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Life Simplified

Posted by on Feb 1, 2020 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

In my organized opinion, living a simple life means less. Owning less stuff. Scheduling less on the calendar. Having less debt.   When you have less to distract you, your life and space become more open to the opportunity to focus on what matters most to you.   In last 5 years, I’ve had the privilege of working with Certified Life Coach, Maripat Abbott. She is the founder of More Peace Life Coaching and shares a consistent message of living a life with more peace, clarity and simplicity. She regularly inspires me to maintain a...

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Operation Holiday Clean Up

Posted by on Jan 2, 2020 in Blog, Newsletter | 0 comments

Operation Holiday Clean Up

While the holiday season has come to an end. With a promising New Year just around the bend. Cleaning up the holiday clutter Can get one into a dizzy flutter. Here is your guide to end one year And start another with organized cheer!!   Now that the holidays are over, you may be thinking about how to clean up and clear out.  This process can be a great opportunity to lighten up any excess clutter and get your new year off to an organized start.   Un-Decking the Halls When packing up your decorations think about how you prefer to...

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Gift Giving with Intention

Posted by on Dec 2, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Gift Giving with Intention

A few years ago, my husband and I were ready to make some changes to our gift giving traditions. We were interested in giving our kids experiences instead of things so we skipped the gifts under the tree and instead we took a family trip. We went on a 3-day cruise to the Bahamas. My kids tell us “it was the best Christmas ever!” The memories we made on that trip will last us a lifetime. So far, we’ve had the blessing of traveling to Las Vegas, Universal Studios, and we’ve even kept it local with a hotel stay in Pittsburgh on New Year’s Eve....

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Holiday Greeting Cards- to send or not to send?

Posted by on Nov 6, 2019 in Blog, Newsletter | 0 comments

Holiday Greeting Cards- to send or not to send?

What does your holiday to-do list look like? If it’s long and strong, capturing that perfect picture and sending out greeting cards to family members and friends can seem like a daunting task on that list. If this tradition makes you happy then by all means- now would be a good time to get started. To send…. Pictures can be taken at Thanksgiving or you can use any photo from your 2019 collection. The sooner you choose your photo, the sooner you can get the printing process started. Order prints 3-4 weeks in advance of your mail date. Grab a...

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Junk Drawer S.O.S.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Junk Drawer S.O.S.

We all have one, two or three. In the kitchen, office, garage, anywhere. The proverbial junk drawer.   That drawer which can store everything from measuring tape to chewing gum and lots of other miscellaneous necessities that never seem to go together but are critical to helping you accomplish tasks in that particular room where the junk drawer is located.     Let’s take a closer look at cleaning out and setting up a successful office junk drawer.   Empty the Contents Random items can get tossed into junk drawer which do...

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A Simplified Life Leads to a Happy Life

Posted by on Sep 3, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

A Simplified Life Leads to a Happy Life

In my experience, personally and with clients, I’ve learned that simplicity can make you happy.  Living with less, have less commitments, less debt, less screen stimulation and less negativity produces a positive attitude, environment and life. Please allow me to introduce my colleague, Sandy Campbell with Holistic Health Solutions. Sandy is an inspiring and happy, holistic health coach. Here’s her take on the recipe for a Happy Life…. Can We Train our Brains for Happiness? I have enjoyed spending the past year studying for a Certificate in...

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Back to School Readiness Tips

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Blog, General, Students | 0 comments

Back to School Readiness Tips

Going back to school is the time when families re-establish routines that have gone by the way side with summer schedules. Here are some suggestions that can help prepare you and your kids for the school year ahead.   Paper Trail Brace yourself, during the first few weeks of school your child will come home with dozens of forms and reminders in their backpacks. Tackle the paper with a filing system.   Start with a hanging file for each child. Labeled with their name. Activity folders. Create manila folders for each activity that...

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Digital Clutter Clean Up Made Easy

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Digital Clutter Clean Up Made Easy

Clutter in our life is not limited to physical spaces- we accumulate digital clutter as well. An overloaded inbox, thousands of photos and more apps than we need or use.   It’s easy to accumulate excess digital clutter simply because many of us do not have the time to clean it up. Don’t be hard on yourself- there is an easy way to get this done.   Recognize the simple fact that the collection of this clutter did not happen overnight and releasing it all will not happen overnight. Like any large project, I recommend you break it down...

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Junk Mail Madness

Posted by on May 31, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

Junk Mail Madness

According to the Center for Development of Recycling at San Jose State University, each American adult receives 41 pounds of junk mail per year! If you are looking to reduce your junk mail, this information comes from the Federal Trade Commission website (www.ftc.gov) * I cannot guarantee the junk mail will stop completely but you will see a significant reduction.  To stop unsolicited direct mail, register your address at: www.dmachoice.org.    To stop pre-screened credit offers from filling your mailbox, register your address at:...

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How to Set Yourself Up for a Peaceful Night of Sleep

Posted by on May 2, 2019 in Blog, General, Newsletter | 0 comments

How to Set Yourself Up for a Peaceful Night of Sleep

What does organization have to do with sleep? Plenty! According to clinical psychologist, Pamela Thatcher, her research indicated “that the more clutter you have, the more likely you were to have a sleep disorder,” It’s easy to clutter up a bedroom because it’s a private space however, this room should be treated like a sanctuary.  The bedroom needs to be maintained and arranged in a way that facilitates a restful night.   Here is what I recommend: Make your bed daily. It’s the largest piece of furniture in the room and when it’s...

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