“Clutter is not just the stuff on your floor…”

"Clutter is not just the stuff on your floor—it's anything that stands between you and the life you want to be living." ~Peter Walsh

“Clutter is not just the stuff on your floor—it’s anything that stands between you and the life you want to be living.” ~Peter Walsh I love this quote. We tend to focus on the physical stuff when we’re simplifying and decluttering—and I’ve talked about decluttering enough that I’m sure you know I think that’s important. […]

Why I’m scheduling rest in 2015

Why I'm scheduling rest in 2015

If I was going to choose a second word of the year—or replace my current one—my word would be rest. Not just rest as in getting more sleep (although that sounds heavenly at this moment), but rest as in not trying to do it all, taking time off, being intentional about time away from the […]

Weekend reading: January 10, 2015

First time in the snow

From Instagram: Not quite sure about this… It has been so cold here this week. Not as cold as it’s been other places, but cold enough to make me wish for spring! I kept walking on the first day it snowed because it was so pretty out, but as the wind swept in and we […]

Easy editorial calendar planning for bloggers

Easy editorial calendar planning for bloggers

I don’t talk a lot about blogging, but I do share a few tips here and there, so if you’re not a blogger, this is one of those posts you may want to skip! For those of you who do blog, this one tip has made the biggest difference in my life and my blog […]

Have you bought new underwear this year?

Taking care of YOU

When was the last time you bought new underwear? Not Dora underwear for the two-year-old or boxers for your husband, but new underwear for you. I know that’s a pretty bold question to ask, but bear with me for a minute. In some ways, this question has become an archetype for self care, an example […]