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4 reasons you MUST make your bed everyday

Okay, so first of all, you should make your bed everyday, no matter what, it is just a thing you should do like brushing your teeth.  If you are a man or woman over the age of 18 you really need to make this a habit and here is why: 1- It’s just plain ugly- you wouldn’t go out of …

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Simplifying Everyday Life: Packing for a Trip

We all know that it is SO much easier to carry on instead of checking, and these days with all the ridiculous bag charges and fees, it is just a no-brainer to carry on.  Easier said then done, I know.  Most of the time I have the best intentions to carry on but then one thing or another holds me …

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Simplifying Everyday Life: Laundry

Laundry can be such a hassle, most people despise it and I’m guessing you can relate.  Not me though, it happens to be my favorite of the household chores.  Call me crazy but there is something so calming about folding a bunch of T-shirts or pants in the same direction so they line up perfectly (I wish I was kidding …

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Where to Get Free Shredding in the DMV

You know the one, that dreaded box (or maybe several boxes) full of papers to shred.  We all have them, even me.  And yes you’ve probably been tempted to just dump the whole thing in the trash or recycling because you know yourself, you won’t shred them, they are going to sit there for the foreseeable future, slowly morphing into …

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Read This if you Hate Filing Papers

Stay on top of it! – Don’t let it pile up, I always say the more you dislike doing something the more often you should do it, especially with filing.  I use one file insert to hold all my ‘to file’ items, when it gets over half an inch thick, it’s time to sit down and file away (I also …

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3 Ways to End Email Overwhelm

Use unroll.me – Here is how is works: you sign up, they give you a list of ALL your subscription emails, you can easily unsubscribe with one click, then you get a single email digest that is easy to scan and chose what is worth opening today. Even better, you can come back to your folder later and look at …

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How to Clean out your Closet

Ask yourself these simple questions while you browse through your closet every 2-4 weeks, I do this every week and I never have to deal with a giant purge, it is also great because I am always on top of what I have (for example right now I know I have a lot of great summer dresses and very few …

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Where to Get Free Boxes for a Move

Moving can be a big pain for most people (unless your me and you LOVE it) and it can also be expensive… not only does buying a new house cost A LOT, but the physical process of moving between movers, man power, and large amounts of coffee/energy drinks, and the actual materials like boxes, tape, etc., can start to add …

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5 Easy Ways to Start Feng Shui-ing

There is a ton to learn when it comes to the ancient art of Feng Shui, but as I always like to say; keep it simple!  Here are five extremely easy ways to start doing Feng Shui today.  No formal training necessary 🙂 Keep your doorways clear- Doors should be able to be easily opened and shut.   Ideally, nothing …

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What Exactly is Feng Shui?

Organizing and Feng Shui share the same basic principle: the less stuff/clutter, the better.  Having too much stuff (aka clutter) creates bad energy both mentally and physically.  It is well known, and I’m sure you’ve experienced this yourself, that you think more clearly and feel better in a space that is clean and organized.  When things fall out of that …