Area Rugs – Size Matters

They say size doesn’t matter, but when it comes to rugs, it actually does! It can make or break the look of a room by making it feel smaller or larger.  I just received an update text and photo from Chris who’s living room was featured in my Help! Living Room Challenge post. “I got a bigger…

Chunky High Heels: Shoes You Can Wear All Night

‘’And no, you don’t have to cram your feet into uncomfortable heels for fashion’s sake.Trends are continuing to lean towards chunkier and shorter heel heights with slanted and curvy details. So you could spend the entire day strutting around in one of the biggest fall shoe trends without making your pinkie toes hate your guts”.…

Ugly Purse Transformation

I am not a person who likes to change handbags. I invest in one really good bag every year or two and rarely switch my bags in daily life, partially because when I do, I lose things or everything I need doesn’t get transferred over (like the lipstick that fell to the bottom of the…

Help! Living Room Challenge

A few weeks ago on a Saturday morning I received this 911 text and photo from a friend who had recently relocated to St.Louis and chose to downsize when buying their new home. With downsizing often comes furniture placement challenges like this one. “Help! I’m attempting to rearrange this room. It is small and set…

Saving What Can’t Be Replaced

We live a couple of miles from one of the Santa Rosa neighborhoods that was devastated by the Wildfires.  Though it was touch and go for many hours, in the end we didn’t get evacuated and our home is fine. This was not the case for so many others. I wanted to share a story…

Moving is Stressful

Whether you move across the street or across the country, moving is stressful. It can be an organizational challenge of a lifetime. MOVING MANTRA:    I am happy to let go of all of my worn-out, unused, broken, it was a gift, but I don’t like it, items. Packing and unpacking will be much easier;…