Reading as an Experience

Now is that time of year when everyone is sharing what they read in the last 12 months and what they want to read in the next twelve. For the second year in a row, I reached my personal goal to read 100 books and I thought I’d give you a glimpse into my thoughts…

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Your Best Holiday Season Yet: Part 2

This morning I saw a funny post on Instagram, posted by @roolee. The Stages of Christmas Shopping: plenty of time oh no Isn’t that the truth? I had a good giggle and wondered how many people out there are feeling like they are in stage 2 right now. Gift giving is often one of the…

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Your Best Holiday Season Yet: Part 1

It’s that time of year.  The time when people run around like chickens with their heads cut off, pulled in too many directions and just ready for the whole season to be over. I hear you loud and clear. I was talking to a friend at the beginning of November and she told me she…

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Close The Loop

A very common situation I find happening in my own house and in almost all the houses I work in is that horizontal surfaces attract…everything. For some reason, it’s easy to get things out when you need them but putting things away is less likely to happen. Here is an example of what I mean.…

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How a Professional Photo Organizer Manages Vacation Pics and Videos

First off, I want to say this is not the be-all and end-all way of dealing with vacation photos. This is my own person system of habits that work for me and I want to share since that’s what I do. I organize things. I share. Rinse and repeat. Maybe this system wouldn’t work for…

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Are You Evolving or Revolving: My Logo Explained

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It’s the week I’ve been waiting for! My new website is finally launching out into the world and I’m feeling so happy/relieved/excited/nervous. Guess I’m feeling all the feels since I can’t quite pick just one word. I have been working closely with Soul Camp Creative to craft an updated online home and brand for my…

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The 1-Month White Dress Challenge: 10 Things I’ve learned from wearing the same dress every day for a month

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How this began: A couple years ago, I saw a black $10 t-shirt dress in Target and thought it would be an interesting idea to wear it every day for a month. Fast forward to the present year and I wanted to do it again, but with a different color dress. After a bit of…

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Make it Routine: Monthly Photo Maintenance

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If you’ve been following me on Instagram for a while, you’ll know I always post a monthly reminder to clean-up your photo library at the start of every new month. My PICS method is a great system for helping you make this a reality. P=Prepare I=Inspect C=Collect S=Strengthen I spent YEARS organizing my own photo…

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Simple Biscuit Recipe

I often tell people I’m not much of a chef. I am fully capable of cooking and have made many meals for my family over the past two decades. The truth is that I really don’t enjoy cooking and I’m at peace with that. Maybe I’ve spent too much time preparing meals for people who then tell…

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I Don’t Own Extra Sheets

When people ask me for tips and tricks on organizing a linen closet, my number one tip is always the same. Don’t organize things you don’t need. Having only one set of sheets for each bed has massively simplified my own life. I believe you can have one set of sheets for each bed AND still live…

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