3 Things to Simplify Your Life Today
By jamie April 21, 2015


3 Things to Simplify Your Life Today I don’t know about you but I could use a little more simplicity in my life. Trouble is there are endless options to choose from when it comes to things I can do to simplify my life. Which means choosing something to do isn’t all that simple. So I decided to narrow down >>>

Follow-Up on 1 Thing Today
By jamie April 13, 2015

follow up

A few weeks ago I opted into paperless statements for one of my department store credit cards. As a thank you the store promised me a $10- gift card. I still have not received the money. I need to follow-up. About a week ago my cable company informed me my cable modem needs to be upgraded. They offered to mail >>>

10 Things to Toss Today
By jamie April 7, 2015

10 things to toss today

Have you ever wished there was a list to jump start your de-cluttering efforts? Good news! I put together a 10 point checklist for you to follow. The goal is to check off each item on the list. Bonus points if you can get the whole list checked off in 20 minutes or less. If you stay on task it >>>

Toss It Tuesday: email edition
By jamie March 31, 2015

toss it tues emails

Try this if your email inbox is overflowing Today is the perfect day to set a timer for 5 minutes then open and process emails. I don’t know about you but I am great at opening and reading emails. Following through and then deleting them – well not so much. Which is why I have 1,976 emails in my Gmail >>>

Spring Cleaning and Organizing
By jamie March 30, 2015

spring feature

Here in New Jersey the weather seems like it might finally be taking a turn towards spring. My proof is these little beauties starting to bloom. And one little guy came out to say hello!  All these spring flowers and blue skies have me feeling like opening the windows and clearing out the old.  I could use a fresh start! >>>

Toss It Tuesday
By jamie March 24, 2015

extra buttons

Today is Tuesday which means it is the perfect day to toss something. May I suggest those tiny bags of buttons for clothing you no longer own. Who can use them? The local tailor or dry cleaner of course!

How to Organize a Cookbook Collection
By jamie March 23, 2015


Do you want to know how to Organize a Cookbook Collection? Spring is in the air and that means it is time for me to swap out my bread maker for my big salad bowl. I won’t make much bread over the next few months and I need the cabinet space for my big bowl. Small appliances and kitchen-ware are >>>

Ask Jamie
By jamie March 20, 2015

ask jamie

Ask Jamie! That one day of the week when you can ask me anything. Today’s question was submitted anonymously: Jamie, I put things down to get back to later. But later never comes and I have stuff all over my house- help!

How to Sort and Store Photos (pt. 7)
By jamie March 19, 2015


It’s Thursday which means it is time for yet another installment of How To Sort and Store Photos! Over the past few weeks I’ve been sorting paper photographs – if you missed any of the past editions you can catch up on all the fun here. This week I decided to work on securing the digital photos. These are the >>>

Toss It Tuesday Unidentified Food in the Fridge
By jamie March 17, 2015

unidentified foil wrapped food in the fridge

Today is the perfect day to do a clean sweep of the fridge. Do you have questionable leftovers? Fuzzy food? Outdated dressings and marinades? Keep a running list of things to replace as you toss the stuff you can no longer use. Unsure of what to keep and what to toss? Check out StillTasty.com for a searchable database of food >>>