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…

Using the KonMari Method to Spark Reinvention in the New Year

Note: For Goals Week, I’m sharing a significantly updated version of a post I wrote back in April about the book The Life-Changing Magic of…

Here’s Something Simple You Can Do This Thanksgiving to Boost Your Happiness and Someone …

Many years ago, my father decided he would write eulogies for his sisters and other loved ones who were still living. This was a decision…

Oprah’s Favorite Things: The Good, The Bad and The What?

I believe there are two kinds of people in the world: those who love Oprah Winfrey and those who will not admit they love Oprah…

My 10 Favorite Things at Trader Joe’s for Empty Nesters

I’m hardly the first blogger to write an “Oh My God, I just love Trader Joe’s” blog post. But on my monthly shopping trip there…

Five Easy Steps to Get Past Your Jealousy

As a blogger, I read a lot of other blogs. I’m frequently amused, often inspired and regularly humbled by the amazing talent I find. But…

Old Fashioned Southern Apple Dumplings

I’ve become a little obsessed lately with spiral-bound cooking, which is cooking from the self-published cookbooks that every self-respecting Junior League and Ladies’ Circle in…