My two teenagers, Hazel and Zack, are polar opposites when it comes to money. Hazel loves to save and Zack can’t keep a nickel in his pocket. With so many different thoughts on kids and allowances, I’ve come to the conclusion that no one way is the right way. The right way is what works NOW for [...]

Have you ever taken a detox bath? Lavender bath salts are an excellent way to relax and detoxify! Epsom salt is the main ingredient. As a matter of fact, it would be beneficial to bathe in Epsom salt alone. Epsom salt contains magnesium and sulfates which have multiple health benefits. Lavender Bath Salt Lavender Bath [...]

It’s a question meant to start conversation but full of pressure at the same time. It seems I’ve been asked this question a lot lately and I cringe every time. We don’t usually have grand weekend plans and like it that way but the question fills me with guilt when there is nothing to say. [...]

Is your closet out of control? Do you need a new house with bigger closets? It’s time to get relentless! Take everything out of your closet. I know, I know, it’s such a pain but it’s so much easier to be relentless this way! Try everything on. If it doesn’t fit right, feel right, or [...]

Have you ever wondered, ‘How do they do it?!’ Can we learn from the Jones? Who are the Jones? the neighbor with the well manicured lawn and the carefree lifestyle  your friends that seem to have an endless supply of money for going out to movies and dinner  the family with toddlers purchasing a 1.5 [...]

After years of well orchestrated parties planned way in advance, it was time to simple it down. My daughter was turning 12! She had just read the books by Wendy Mass, ’12 Finally’ and ’13 Gifts’ and, although I hadn’t read the books, they struck a chord with me. Why not 12 Gifts for her twelfth birthday [...]

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