Archive August 2013


By whitney | August 27, 2013

Feel summer trickling away? There’s still time to squeeze in one more trip in the form of a fun last-minute getaway! Grab your friends or family, clear the weekend, and scoot! According to, some of the best cities for last- minute deals include Las Vegas, Chicago, Washington D.C., and New York. Follow the tips [...]

Smart List

By whitney | August 20, 2013

Going to the grocery store can be a daunting task, especially if you get there during peak hours, when you can never seem to find one of the things on your list and the other customers are annoyed with you for blocking the aisle. EEEEKS! Make those trips to the store easier  by using a [...]

Front and Center

By whitney | August 13, 2013

Often times, the entryway, entry closet, or mudroom becomes a dumping ground for all things coming into the house. It is natural to want to throw things down the moment we walk in after a long day, but if those things never find their way to a designated home, the result can be a huge [...]

Products We Love: Back to School

By catherine | August 8, 2013

As we head into the “back to school season”, I am reminded of how grateful I am that I wore a uniform during my K-12 years (although, admittedly, I was not grateful at the time!). Mornings were not my favorite time of the day; however, as I have gotten older, I certainly have acclimated a [...]

Inspiring Women: Tully Phillips

By catherine | August 8, 2013

The summer seems to be flying by and I can’t believe it’s already August, and time for our second installment of Inspiring Women!
This month I am excited to introduce you to another dear friend of mine, Tully Phillips.  Tully is a trailblazer in the world of gluten free sweet treats, an entrepreneur, [...]


By whitney | August 6, 2013

We are constantly bombarded by products, people, and situations that tell us to buy more, do more, and be more. Although it is crucial to be in a constant state of growth to become the best we can be, it is not necessary to have so much negative stress. In honor of Simplify Your [...]

August Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | August 1, 2013

Happy August!

1. Take 7 minutes a day for the first week of August to sort and cull paper piles. Find homes for the necessary and useful, let go of the rest.
2. Get a clean start. Have your kiddos clean out their desk to start the new year fresh and to determine what supplies [...]