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How To Meal Plan While Sheltering At Home

I guess that its safe to assume with everyone sheltering at home, and the grocery stores being pretty bare sometimes, people are doing some serious cooking. What better way to keep yourself busy and your family fed! Cooking has always been a passion of mine. I am enjoying having some time to do a little... Read more »

Changing Course- Changing Your Goals During Covid 19

A month ago I was running a successful business. Jumping out of bed early each morning to see who had emailed, making a nice breakfast. and running out the door. And then it all changed. I went from being a super busy gal to having time on my hands. Wow- talk about a shock. I... Read more »

Tiny Projects To Keep You Busy During Shelter In Place

If you are like me, you are used to jumping out of bed every morning and hitting the ground running. Not so much these past few weeks. We are all on lock down and sheltering in place. I don’t think its been easy for anyone. My motto has been stay busy stay sane. Each day... Read more »

How To Manage Your Home Inventory During Sheltering At Home

When I heard the news that Chicago was being asked to shelter at home, the first thing I did was check out my home inventory. It comes as a shock to many people but this organizer is bulk shopper. I am fortunate to have quite a bit of space in my condo building. Running a... Read more »

Move Prep- Preparing For The Packers

There is a lot to do when preparing for a move. One of the most important aspects is to prepare for the packers. When they enter your home, it will be a whirlwind of activity. Those guys really move. They divide and conquer and before you know it, your place is all packed up. Here... Read more »

Right Sizing Your Stuff

We all have stuff. There is no right or wrong answer as to how many items one should have in their home. In my opinion its personal choice. There are many things to think about when we evaluate how much stuff we have in home. * Space- Do we have enough space to store all... Read more »

When Guilt Buying Creates Clutter

Guilt buying- I personally coin this term as buying because we feel we have too- not because we need it. With more and more personal sales companies coming up in the market, we area all being faced with invitations and opportunities to attend buying parties. We all want to support our friends but sometimes we... Read more »

Snowy Day Projects

You think I would know the snowy day drill after living in Chicago for 20 plus years. Sometimes I am in denial that I live in a state that has such crazy and unexpected weather. And yes, I didn’t get my groceries yesterday, and will be making the trek to the store today. So when... Read more »

Keeping An Inventory - Keeping You Cluttered

We all like to save time and money. So it makes sense to keep an inventory, right? Well- it can be a good thing but it also can cause you to have clutter. Lets talk about what and where you should keep things. Keeping an inventory is good: 1. Able to find and access your... Read more »

Guidelines to Donating Your Stuff

In a world gone green, everyone wants to leave less of a carbon footprint. Even so, it can be a challenge to get rid of things. This is especially true when it isn’t able to be reused or upcycled. Here are some guides when it comes to donating your stuff. 1. Electronics- Best Buy and... Read more »