Posts Categorized: Life Organization

The Jet Set Guide: My Top 5 Packing Tips

The best packing tips for those traveling during the holidays!

I’ve been doing a lot of traveling recently, and I wanted to share my top tips for those of you who are hitting the road. Pack Snacks to Refuel Pack your favorite healthy snacks, and energy bars, so you can avoid splurging on overpriced snacks when hunger strikes in airports and in touristy locations. My… Read more »

Inspiration: My New Favorite Organizing Book

I have been a huge fan of Remodelista for years and when I heard about their new book and website dedicated to all things home organizing, I did a happy dance around my living room. The book is not only beautiful, but also filled with simple, stylish, practical ideas for every room in your home…. Read more »

The 5 Best Things to Spend Your Money On

Be smart on how you spend your money with these five suggestions from Shira Gill.

What do you spend the majority of your disposable income on?  Maybe eating out, or shopping, or my own guilty pleasure… shoes? Research has shown that the thrill of a new purchase is relatively short-lived, but the payoff that comes with experiences is ultimately significantly more satisfying and impactful. Clearly spending on experiences offers the best… Read more »

Your Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Guide

Don't stress out this holiday season. Get your shopping done efficiently and without the stress with these helpful tips!

Does holiday shopping fill you with dread each time winter rolls around? You are not alone. Stress-free holiday shopping is possible! Read below for some quick tips to help ensure you tackle this shopping season with ease: Shop Well In Advance Instead of battling massive crowds in December, hit your favorite shops early. If possible,… Read more »

How to Slow Down: 5 Simple Hacks

Check out these great tips to slow your life down so that you can enjoy.

I was moving too fast as usual. Racing down a steep hill in San Francisco to go move my car, I tripped and badly fractured my foot. “No weight bearing of any kind for two months,” the doctor instructed following my x-rays. When I explained that I had a business to run, and two young… Read more »

Shira Gill x Sunset Magazine

Shira Gill shares her most recent articles on Sunset Magazine.

Over the past few months I’ve been collaborating on written and visual content over at Sunset Magazine! It’s been pretty thrilling to bring my tips and ideas to a broader audience, and to be able to collaborate with some of my favorite local businesses.  A huge thank you to my loyal photographer, Vivian Johnson, who… Read more »