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    Set yourself up for success with an orderly office

    Organization goes beyond productivity. It creates a comfortable and happy environment — which is especially necessary where you work. An efficient method of placing, filing and arranging your various papers and supplies increases your morale and ensures you are making the most of your space.  Over half of the American population has clutter issues. About […]

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    In caregiving, love trumps all

    The Beatles said it best: “All you need is love.”  There is good reason to believe that spirituality and love improve seniors’ quality of life. They give them hope, companionship, support and a sense of purpose.  Over the past few weeks, I’ve taken to social media to share my parents’ sappiness (how loving and romantic […]

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    Winning the war against weeds

    I’m sure this beautiful weather has inspired you to work in your garden, delighted that newly planted annuals and faithful plants from last season are thriving. Along with these beautiful flowers, herbs and shrubs, you may have noticed more than a few weeds  “Not already!” you likely have murmured under your breath. “Surely the mulch […]

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    Go ahead — mix and match your furniture

    We all accumulate various furnishings over time, and mixing them appropriately can be an unnerving dilemma.  Maybe you inherited your grandmother’s beautiful antique dresser. Although it doesn’t match your sleek, modern bedroom, your heart won’t allow you to part with it. Perhaps your living room centerpiece is the mid-century sofa your whole family loves — […]

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    Make your home a chic coastal oasis

    Modern coastal design blends the sleek minimalism of contemporary design with a beachy, coastal feel. The result is a space filled with clean lines, dreamy colors and subtle hints of breezy, beachy surroundings.  To get the look, start with a background of white walls, soft natural colors that mirror the sand and sky and crisp, […]

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