25 Meals So Easy You Don’t Even Need a Recipe

Share these “recipes” with college students or young adults in their first apartment. Everything takes less than 30 minutes (most take less than 15 minutes!)…

Mostly Homemade Heirloom Tomato Tart

I have a ritual that I follow every Sunday evening starting in mid-July and continuing as long into the fall as I can: I walk…

Session Sangria for Summer Drinking – Crisp, White Wine Sangria

Do you ever hear a word for the first time and then suddenly it’s everywhere? That happened to me last summer when I read this…

My KonMari Clean Up One Year Later

Here’s what worked for me – and what didn’t work – after a year of following Marie Kondo’s KonMari method of organization from the book…

5 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Staying Organized and How to Get Past them

Your big reorganization is complete and you’re loving how neat and tidy your house feels. But how can you keep from backsliding into your old habits this time? Let’s investigate some of the reasons why you might have a hard time staying organized and talk about how to get past the barriers that have held you back in the past.

Decluttering and Organizing the Kitchen with Help from Marie Kondo

Use these tips from Marie Kondo’s book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and your decluttered and organized kitchen will spark joy for you! Here’s how I reorganized my kitchen following the KonMari process.

Why I’d Never Organize Photos Using Marie Kondo’s KonMari Method

Marie Kondo has some great advice about sentimental clutter in her book but I disagree with her recommendations about photos. Here’s why I don’t think you should organize your photos using the KonMari Method.

A Sneak Peek into My KonMari Kitchen Cabinet Reorganization

So I’m still not finished with my KonMari-inspired kitchen reorganization. I know! But looking at everything in my kitchen and determining if it sparks joy…