Spring Cleaning – But Does it Spark Joy? – Part One

Yep, it’s that time of year: Time to open and clean windows, flip mattresses, clean bedding and pretty much what-ever-cleaning-needs-to-be-done-now-that-the-weather-is nicer and we want to get our homes spruced up! But, is it all work or could we have a different kind of motivation behind it this time? A young Japanese woman’s book on decluttering…

You’ve Got to Get This!

I usually don’t endorse a product but this month’s issue (April 2015) of Real Simple magazine is just excellent. It’s their 15th anniversary issue and literally I have torn out almost every article to use around the house! One article is “The Ultimate Life Handbook” which helps you organize, cook and clean everything. Another gives…