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Glassy Baby!

Obsessed with these beautiful hand blown glass candle holders I spotted on my favorite decorating show, Home By Novagratz! Created by a cancer survivor, they are intended to inspire hope and healing in their simple beauty. I also love that they have a Glassy Baby of the month club where they feature seasonal “bouquet” of…

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The TV Experiment

Everyone I know wants more hours in the day. We all get the same 24 hours and the only variable is how we spend that time. Now, a mother of two and a small business owner, my time has felt more precious than ever. I started thinking about how I spend my time and realized…

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So Fresh & So Clean!

Just learned this easy trick for freshening up your kitchen: Cut a lemon in half or use the peel and put it in your disposal for a minute or two. Instant fresh, clean smelling kitchen! Photo by Hedy Macferran

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Stylish Storage

A pretty penny, but oh-so-stylish for storing odds and ends! This piece dates back to 1970. Art + Fashion + Function!

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Shower Storage

We have one bathroom and a rapidly growing family so I try to make sure our products are as minimal as possible.  Recently, I came across this simple and affordable solution by Umbra. My husband and I each take one compartment and use the bottom one for baby products and bubble bath. It limits us…

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5 Little Things That Make a Big Difference

When your time is limited and life feels hectic here are a few quick and easy things you can do to feel better fast: 1. Make the Bed ~ Proven to improve mood and only takes a few minutes. 2. Buy Yourself Fresh Flowers ~ They brighten any room and make your home look loved….

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Pregnancy Survival Kit

Having gone through two pregnancies in the last three years I am well aware of the pressures to succumb to consumerist madness during this transitional time. Overwhelmed by the lists, advice, commercials and books imploring me to buy every imaginable product for myself and my unborn baby, I turned to my mom for help. “All…

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Guest Post: A Little Wisdom

My friend, Ben Smythe, takes simple living and minimalism to another level.  He is one of the most joyful people I know and everything he owns can fit in a single backpack. I asked him to contribute a guest blog post since he is always offering up wonderful tidbits of wisdom and inspiration. Here is…

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Shoe Wheel!

Shoe storage is quite the conundrum, especially if you take your shoes off as soon as you walk in the door. I have not found many solutions that are aesthetically appealing and asked my stylish friend Hedy for advice. She told me about her designer friend, Debbie, who had a “shoe wheel,”and I became obsessed…

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Yard Sale 101

You’ve scoured your house and conquered the clutter. Now what to do with the piles of unwanted gear? Have yourself a Simply Sorted Yard Sale! Here’s how: Pick a clear weekend and save the date and the day before for prep. (Avoid holiday weekends) Garage sale groupies come at the crack of dawn so start…

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