Garage Attack

Before it gets too cold completely, you might want to try tackling your garage clutter. Winter can wreak havok on any garage system of organization, no matter how well it holds up the rest of the year. Let’s face it. It’s gets cold & dark out there. Who wants to take the time to tidy when it’s freezing? Follow […]

Not Only Neat But Clean

My realtor friend Marc Gup once asked me to write about the importance of not only neat, but clean, when it comes to selling homes. And while cleaning is one of my favorite subjects, I understand it’s not for many people. But if you want to sell your home, it’s time dive in! Calling it a necessary evil is the best most can muster. […]

How To Say YES with NO

We are constantly bombarded by requests for our time, our space, our resources (financial and otherwise). Buy this, take that, do this, have more; the list goes on. Often time we say, “Yes. Ok. Sure. Why not? Especially if it is free.” You may be thinking, “Besides, isn’t it easier to say yes and not […]

Slay the Paper Dragon

Dear Bettina, I am drowning in paper. It doesn’t seem to matter what method I use, I end up back in this same place of paper on every flat surface. Can you help me slay this paper dragon once and for all? Signed, Trisha Dear Trisha, (aka, Dragon Slayer) I hear you. Paper is the nemesis […]

The Antidote to Overwhelm

We all get stuck sometimes. It happens to me too. My friend and co-host of Life SimplifiedRadio- Ross Goldberg says something, anything can be enough to get you started. For me, something usually involves action. Here are my 5 Action steps to get past overwhelm: 1. Forgive yourself. When we are stuck we must first remember that part of what makes life grand, […]