Archive April 2014

Product Love: Gabrielle Bernstein Meditations

By whitney | April 29, 2014

Gabrielle Bernstein is a energy and wellness guru. Inspired by A Course In Miracles, Gaby has created a movement to seek within to find true happiness. Through slowing down and knowing ourselves, we are able to be present and be our best versions. She believes meditation leads us to this connection. Meditation often sounds like [...]

Organized Gardening

By whitney | April 24, 2014

Repurpose on old dresser or decorative shelving.

Use a peg board to get items organized and in sight for quick access.

An old mail box is great place to tuck the most used supplies in a convenient and discrete way.

Keep your tools in a pot filled with sand and a pinch of mineral oil or linseed; the [...]

Be Here Now.

By whitney | April 22, 2014

While browsing through Tiny Buddha today, I found 3 quotes followed by stories that struck my attention.
“Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose.” ~Eckhart Tolle
“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything—anger, guilt, or possessions—we cannot be free.”  [...]

Inspiring Women: Lindsay Leggett

By catherine | April 16, 2014

Lindsay Leggett is special. This was the first thought that popped into my head when we initially met. Over the years, as our friendship grows, I continue to add wonderful adjectives to my long list of things I know and love about her-kind soul, caring friend, crazy talented designer, lover of animals, creator of gorgeous [...]

Essential Organizing

By whitney | April 15, 2014

If you’ve read last week’s post, Stop Letting Disorganization Stress You Out, then you know that in order to alleviate stress, you need to be able to access your items. This goes for everything you own but, most importantly, for the items you use most often.  Looking for things should not be what holds you [...]

Celebrate Mother Earth

By whitney | April 10, 2014

Earth Day 2014 is coming up on April 22. Give nature some much needing TLC by doing something to pitch in. Here are a few ideas:
Plan to ride your bike to work or to run errands. Not in the cards? Plan to carpool or take public transportation.
Volunteer to help with a community garden, picking up [...]

Stop Letting Disorganization Stress You Out

By whitney | April 8, 2014

Happy Stress Awareness Month! Spring is rolling in, and with it brings the inspiration to freshen up our lives and homes. We want to feel lighter and more awake. We want simplicity and fun. What doesn’t fit into any of this? You guessed it: stress. Stress beats us down and prevents us from living the [...]

How-To: Organize Your Taxes in a Pinch

By whitney | April 3, 2014

Ugh, the dreaded tax season is approaching. Obviously, doing your taxes is not a fun task, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Just set aside an hour; grab your favorite beverage, and get it knocked out!
Begin by gathering the necessary documents, which, depending on how you file, could be located in various places. Daily Finance [...]

April Home Organizing To-Do List

By catherine | April 1, 2014

Happy April!
1. Laugh. April is Stress Awareness Month which means you need to schedule some time for fun:) Kick it off with an April Fools prank!
2. Plant. Do some research at the nursery and spruce up your yard with spring flowers. Stay tuned later this month for tips on organizing gardening supplies.
3. Sort. Pull out [...]