Organizing- The Ultimate Psychological Cleanse.

I need to recalculate the frequency of my organizational efforts at home. At the moment,   I would classify these events as major, infrequent, almost seasonal undertakings- like laying fresh mulch or cleaning the gutters. In reality, organizing should be more like getting my roots colored.. not an every day occurrence, but certainly not an…

Off the rails..

Wow. I love my new ‘Lion Planner’and one of the reasons why became clear to me this morning as I planned out my day, and more importantly, took a minute to scan my goals for the week that I had written down this past Sunday. What I discovered was this: While I’m getting a lot…

Sooooo close..

We are at punch list stage. The kitchen remodel that began August 12th is almost complete. I am chomping at the bit to fill those cabinets with all of the stuff we have piled in boxes in the garage, but we gotta get through the list first. Some of the punchy items are tiny..some are…

Past time.

When I asked my husband to build it years ago we had kids’ towels, floats and toys that were being dropped and draped all over the place.  The rack he constructed out of PVC pipe worked beautifully to corral all that pool related stuff. But the kids haven’t lived here for some time now and…

Babysitting mattresses

Salvation Army FINALLY picked them up. After we moved back to our Florida home we had two extra mattresses and no where to put them. As far as I know, Salvation Army is the only place that will accept used mattresses of all sizes with the caveat that they must be in great condition. We…

INTENTIONAL LIVING

  Having a 2 1/2 pound puppy scampering around the house for the past 2 1/2 weeks has crystalized the importance of being intentional about what I’m doing so as to increase Daisy’s chances of success and decrease the possibility of accidents or problems. I realized this morning that this heightened level of intentionality and…