The Good Old Summertime

Summer is in full force here in the sunny South, with the heat and humidity both turned up to 11. We are still a month or so away from the “dog days” of summer, those dry, brown, heat-baked days when the only sound is the rising and falling hum of the cicadas and only movement…

Breaking in the New Year

This week, I really didn’t do anything but work. If you are tired of hearing me talk about work, rest assured that I am as well! The organization for which I work is undergoing a major restructuring. The legal close date is February 29. Until then, it’s all hands on deck. I am not yet…

Holiday Declutter Progress Week One

Since I started my Holiday Declutter Streak, I have purged my home nearly 200 items. For those of you who follow me on Twitter, I have recorded my progress daily on Twitter with #HolidayDeclutterStreak. Day 1 The first day, I decluttered the cabinet above the oven in our kitchen. I recycled or threw out 30…