Pack it up, Pack it in!

How many of you are launching into House of Pain’s Jump Around song after reading that title? While the song got on my nerves in my 20s after the 50th or so drunk dude was bouncing up and down spilling his beer all over the bar, I have to admit that now I kinda likeContinue reading “Pack it up, Pack it in!”

The 15 Best Insider Tips of 2015

  In a few days we will be starting a new year. I love January because it represents a fresh start. We get the opportunity to mentally have a clean slate. Physically, in our surroundings, we start the year by taking down all of the holiday decorations, symbolizing a simplification of sorts. As we are puttingContinue reading “The 15 Best Insider Tips of 2015”

Let It Go

Like so many other women I know I have trouble sleeping through the night. Three o’clock in the  morning seems to be that witching hour that I struggle to stay asleep. Sometimes it’s because my to-do list decides to start adding more to the list, other times it’s hormonal and I find myself drenched inContinue reading “Let It Go”

The Way To A Woman’s Heart Is Through Her Closet

I am sure you have heard that saying about how the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach? Thank goodness that is not how it works in our relationship or I would have been dumped the minute I asked my husband how to boil water. What about the way to a woman’s heart?Continue reading “The Way To A Woman’s Heart Is Through Her Closet”

Hate your clothes? It might be all in your head.

Ever feel like you want to light a match to the entire contents of your wardrobe?  I definitely do. Right now nothing fits.Maybe it’s because I was way active, constantly exercising and eating fresh fruits and salads, so everything feels too big.  Not quite. This summer I’ve been a   sloth who slurps margaritas and calls wine andContinue reading “Hate your clothes? It might be all in your head.”

5 Simple Things You Can Do To Turn Your Closet Into Your Own Boutique.

Late spring is crazy, really crazy. The weather is crazy, our schedules get crazy, there are a crazy amount of events. And, as if on cue crazy stuff starts to happen in my life. For example, last Friday I spend from 9pm -3am at an emergency veterinary center because one of our senior aged beaglesContinue reading “5 Simple Things You Can Do To Turn Your Closet Into Your Own Boutique.”

So we bought a house…

My home was running like a well oiled machine. If I were to get up in the middle of the night I could find most anything I need in complete darkness. Whether it is children’s cough syrup, or the exact location of my softest T-shirt, everything is in its place. I know what time the daylight willContinue reading “So we bought a house…”

Let’s Keep It Real

January starts off with such good intentions… 1. Organize the pantry. The first day the kids went back to school after break I went to Costco to stock up. The problem is I don’t have a Costco card, so I borrowed my mom’s, only to get busted by the cashier when she asked for driver’s licenseContinue reading “Let’s Keep It Real”