Leader of the Pack, packing tips for vacations

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack, our newest series of blog posts, is designed to teach people how to properly pack for any trip.  I’ve read countless articles and blog posts about how to fit everything you need into one suitcase, and I’m always left disappointed.  More often than not, these people are admitting to having to do laundry while on vacation (Boo!) or are misleading the whole idea of “one suitcase” when they put all toiletries into another carry bag.   {Read More}

“Don’t get organized”- The real secret to decluttering your life

Source:  simplicikey.com

I read this article on the real secret to decluttering your life, and I have to say that I was quite surprised at my reaction to this wisdom.  What do you mean, Don’t Get Organized?  Of COURSE I’m trying to get organized!  But then I realized- I’ve been falling into these same pitfalls year after year! This house- even just the bare minimum task of gutting out decades (and three generations!) worth of items, is a monumental task.  And that’s not considering {Read More}

True to yourself, and how everything we were taught was wrong. (Guest Post)

(This guest post was originally hosted at Jodie’s Journey.) They say to be true to yourself.  They say to be comfortable in your own skin, or in your own head.  They say that courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear.  They say a lot, don’t they, these gurus of the self. I’m Tonks.  Jodie’s mentioned me in passing over the years, and I’m honored to be a guest {Read More}

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