the ultimate decluttering secret

... the ease of shopping online is causing an epidemic of cluttered, disorganized homes, leading to unhappy families.

small, local, independent, brick-and-mortar

That's where I'll be doing my holiday shopping this year. I'm lucky to live in a part of the country that still has many one-location, independent, locally-owned shops -- enough that I rarely set foot in a mall. It's important to me that I support fellow small business owners, interact with people who live and …

storage for small things

I am drawn to storage boxes with compartments, possibly a carryover from carrying around an Artbin in my art school days. Serenity for me is everything in its place. These days it's about Legos and craft supplies. I have yet to find the perfect, portable storage container. I made a pilgrimage to my local Container …