Understatement of the year: owning a brick-and-mortar shop is a ton of work. The following is a before and after featuring a locally-owned business - Blue Onyx Thrift - in Reo Town, Lansing.Read More
There’s a new show on Netflix and it’s having a major impact in homes across America.
Tidying Up stars Japanese best-selling author and decluttering expert Marie Kondo.
Want to know what’s harder than decluttering?Read More
Yes, you read that right.
Raise your hand if you can't go to bed when the house is a mess? If walking into your basement storage area makes you feel downright terrible. But maybe your husband seems fine with it? Read on for more.Read More
If you’re anything like the average American, you have a storage space (basement, garage, attic, shed, etc.) and it’s full. Of your stuff. It’s likely a combination of the absolute essentials, keepsakes, projects, clothes, holiday decorations, and a few things you could part with. Sound about right?Read More
Have you ever called the process of tidying up your home magic? Life changing?
I read (or rather listened to) The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo in the spring of 2018. I listened in the car on my way to and from work each day. I soaked it in. It made sense.Read More
So, let's talk about that pantry. When it's a hot mess, it's time to clear it all out. Trust me. It’s really the best way.
Take everything (yes, everything) out of your pantry (or the cupboards that make up your pantry, like mine) and put it all out on the counter, grouping like with like.Read More
After getting my footing, I switched to Interior Design. I always loved interior spaces, organizing-sorting-fixing-cleaning-painting anything, and watching home remodeling shows. Ahhhh, the before and after. So satisfying.Read More