DAY SIX– ‘Life’s Little Treasures’ Hunt!!

QUICK! You have five minutes to look around and take six pictures of things that bring you joy; your life’s little treasures. Why six? Because why not? There are six days left in this “week of Christmas” and today is a great day to take stock of the gifts we already have! (Some of which…

Perspective

I recently helped my daughter organize her closet. What has allowed me to maximize storage space has always been my “ability” 😉 to look at these areas three dimensionally. Designing a great closet system is not just about maximizing square feet, it’s about maximizing volume. Over the years I have put shelving on the inside…

Advice for the ages..

‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t…

What I learned this week..

This week was a veritable buffet table of life lessons for me.  Some of the things I learned can best be summed up by a few, classic sayings.. WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS, MAKE LEMONADE. My husband is a lemonade making machine. I continuously marvel at his ability to adapt. When he first retired last…

What I learned this week..

Remember that funny children’s rhyme about the fly? There was an old lady who swallowed a fly..I don’t know why she swallowed a fly – Perhaps she’ll die! There was an old lady who swallowed a spiderThat wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her!She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;I don’t know why she…