I visited my friend Alice the other day and was inspired by the peaceful tidyness of her home. Most of all, I was floored by her closet. ALL her dresses fit in about eight inches of closet space. And somehow she always looks fabulous - full disclosure: she’s the type of person who can pair a hospital gown with a cute scarf and make it look couture. But still - eight … [Read more...] about The Perils of Bargain Shopping
We’re heading in the right direction — we planted a vegetable garden and we started composting. We mostly use reusable containers when we pack lunch and reusable bags when shopping. But there’s still plenty more to do. Below is what I have accomplished this month by deciding to go green. Share some of your green tips by leaving a comment of your own!Lights OutI automatically … [Read more...] about Save Money and Help the Planet: Go Green This Month!
I finally realized that just thinking about dinner in the morning is half the battle. For my whole adult life, I’ve feared and dreaded dinner preparation. My brother used to say when I lived alone that all I needed were a few bowls and a few spoons because I’d eat cereal every night. I forced myself to make more of an effort once I had kids, but it’s been a bumpy journey. As my … [Read more...] about Easy Ways to Motivate Yourself to Cook A Great Dinner!