So, here’s the scenario: You are decluttering. You’re doing a stellar job. Lots of things are ready to leave your house and you will have more clear space! Uh oh, but then you come across that complete set of china (or antique bedframe or leather jacket) that you no longer have any use for. You […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, shares three tips to help you and your kids have a great summer.
I recently started reading Creating Your Best Life: The Ultimate Life List Guide by Caroline Adams Miller and Dr. Michael B. Frisch. I confess I was a little skeptical at first (and you know how much I love lists). But after reading a couple of chapters, I was feeling a sense of possibility and enthusiasm […]
A friend just emailed me asking me for some organizing advice. “Is there any need to keep cards we received for our wedding?” The answer to that question would be different for everybody. So here is the big question to ask yourself when deciding whether or not to keep wedding cards or any kind of […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, shares her technique for keeping her car clear of trash.
The other day, I put a couple of papers on the stairs to take up with me next time I go up. I told my husband that’s why I put them there. Then he asked a very sensible question: “Should we get a basket to collect things on the stairs?” NO! Right now, those papers […]
Whether your attending a professional development seminar for your job or a presentation about a personal interest, I wanted to share with you some of the things I do to get the most out of my investment of time and money. 1. Bring a way to take notes, whether that be a paper and pen […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, discusses her transition to using a Smartphone and how it has been a minor life event for her.
We may not be sending handwritten letters to our friends anymore, but there’s always something still in the mailbox. I wanted to give you three tips on how to create a home mail processing center. 1. Assign a home for incoming mail. Whether it’s the corner of the table in the hallway or a paper […]
A while back, I posted a recipe for Baked Oatmeal that I would prepare over the weekend for us to eat during the week for breakfast. Well, I wanted to share another easy recipe with you that I discovered on The Yummy Life blog – Slow Cooker, Cherry Almond Steel-Cut Oatmeal. Not only is this […]