Surviving Job Loss: How to Deal with Unemployment

Dealing with Job Loss and Unemployment

Sometimes life throws you a curve ball and unfortunately that’s exactly what happened to us last week. Phillip was laid off from a job that he’s had for over 3 years. We were devastated and heartbroken because he truly loved his job. After the initial shock wore off, we started on the long journey to finding […]

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Finding Balance in My Life and My Blog

Lately I’ve been struggling with something that I believe everyone struggles with at some point – finding balance. Some days I feel as though my life is pretty good. I have a great husband, my cat is awesome, and I love my job (which is writing for all you wonderful people!). My apartment is getting cleaner […]

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The Hardest Part of Konmari

It’s been several months since I last wrote about Konmari and you may be wondering how we’re doing and what our apartment looks like. Honestly…it’s not great. How not great? Um, I’ll let these photos of my living room tell the story. They were taken this morning. And yes, I know my picture frames are […]

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Eco-Friendly Ways to “Discard” Your Konmari Castoffs

Yesterday was Earth Day and that made me think about how Konmari and other forms of decluttering your home often result in a lot of discarding and throwing things out. Marie Kondo in particular mentions discarding a lot in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (aka the “Konmari” book). In the spirit of being more environmentally […]

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