Tips to Revive Your Life

It’s 61 degrees, raining, gray skies and the blahs of winter have set in. I don’t know about you, but am I the only one who is struggling to get going in 2017? I am typically optimistic and a big planner, but so far I seem to be spending more...

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Five Ideas To Simplify Your Stuff!

I hope you had a great Christmas and your new year is off to a great start. It seems like for my family, based on recent events, this year is going to be all about a “fresh start.” With your tree likely down, your gifts unwrapped, and the weather keeping...

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A Special Christmas Message

Sometimes it takes getting a dose of your “own medicine” to finally get the message. For the past few weeks, I have been operating with a flurry of activity. I had so much to do to get my life in order (or so I thought) before Christmas, that my goal...

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How To Create A Meaningful Holiday

Let’s see, a kitchen plumbing issue, a basement still under construction, unfinished work and oh yes, 35 people coming to my home on Thanksgiving. Not complaining, just stating the facts. I am reminded of this wonderful maxim: Thanksgiving and Christmas are not about the gifts, the perfectly decorated home, the...

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Taking Back Black Friday

I have an idea: How about all of us boycott Black Friday? Sound crazy? I realize this idea may not generate a national movement; it is at least an idea worth considering. Doesn’t it seem a little paradoxical that the day before Black Friday we give thanks for what we...

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