The Power Hour

THE POWER HOUR…..doesn’t that sound majestic and mighty??  Maybe even magical!! I have something to confess…..I like to watch cleaning videos on YOUTUBE.  Embarrassing, I know!  Somehow and in some way it motivates me to clean!  Watching Hoarders on tv does the same thing to me- only I gag a little just watching that show!!! […]

Starbucks “Secret Menu” Frappuccinos!

Did you know that Starbucks has a secret menu??  Well, it does!  As usual, my kids keep me up on the latest trends and sayings- I love that!  One day my daughter ordered a Cotton Candy Frappaccino at Starbucks and I just looked at her and then looked at the menu and then looked back […]

5 Steps to Increased Productivity

source If you’re just joining me now, it might be a good idea to go back and read post 1 and post 2 in this series.   Today we are going to talk about PRODUCTIVITY.  What does it mean to you?  To me, it means getting tasks done in the least amount of time so […]

5 Steps to Organize a Space

What does being organized mean to you?? For me, being organized means finding things that I need quickly.  To do that, everything needs to have a home, so I can find it!  Being organized might mean something totally different to you!  Maybe it means not being embarrassed when someone drops by the house unannounced.  It […]

5 Steps to De-Cluttering

source Anyone who knows me knows that I get all “geeked up” about any article on Organizing ! I am passionate about simplifying things in my life to reduce stress and produce CALM in my house and in my head.  One of my organizing mentors (Lisa Woodruff) wrote an article that I really love.  She […]

Winter Favorites 2017

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some of my favorite things, so here’s what I’m loving this Winter! Let’s talk breakfast!  I’m a morning person and I wake up hungry- sometimes HANGRY! I kind of rotate through breakfasts and I shared one of my favorites last week, Peanut butter overnight oats.  Egg white and […]

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

I’m not a big oatmeal eater, but this recipe has quickly become my favorite!  With only 5 ingredients (I only use 4) this makes for an easy breakfast that you can make the night before. I like to eat these oats cold, but you can also warm them in the microwave if you want! Here […]

Why I gave up Scrapbooking

Yep, I QUIT!!  After years and years of making scrapbooks, one day I just stopped. Why did I make this decision after spending hundreds of dollars on all of the equipment, paper and actual books? Well…….. Because I found a better way to store pictures! Here’s the scoop about scrap booking… It was expensive. It […]

A Glimpse of Christmas 2016

Christmas Decor 2016

Countdown: 2 days until Christmas!!!  Are you ready????  I’m not quite there but it won’t take much if I can get a little help from the family!!  Once again, we didn’t go all out to decorate this year.  I’m so thankful that hubby loves to decorate the trees and put wreaths up, etc!  Alright, let’s […]