Purging the closet: 6 great ways to part with your stuff!

Recently I stumbled upon this article in my Facebook newsfeed and was inspired!  I wonder if this mom knew she would be changing closets across the country?  I'm not cleaning house completely (you bet I'm keeping my yoga pants) or buying a new wardrobe (that's not realistic right now), but I am taking my Spring cleaning to a whole new level this year!  My purge is in progress, and it feels great!...more

Purging, Throwing, Ridding

Today, exactly two months since I was let go from my job I found myself throwing away all of the stuff associated with it as well as deleting the emails. The following post is from by blog Accuratelyme.  ...more

#TheJoulesPurge and a Giveaway!

Now that the weather is finally warming up, I feel like it’s a great time to launch the spring version of The Joules Purge!...more

11 Things To Get Rid Of In 2011

Interesting prompt today. What are 11 things you don't need in 2011, and how will you go about getting rid of them? This, for someone who is slow to let go of clutter, is a scary one. However, I've recently realized that my emotional attachment to some things is much lower than it used to be, and my tolerance for clutter, also lower. My kids are getting older. This is an excellent combination, though not if you're a toy-story level sap and think giving away old raggedy ann dolls and fisher price play houses is bad....more

Does she loan out? Because sometimes just having someone else there to chat with and ...more


It’s official – no matter how much I love to have a clean and organized house, I really REALLY don’t like housework.Read more here!...more

(VIDEO) New Eating Disorder Categories Proposed -- And the News Is Shocking

When your pediatrician or family doctor tells you that your child is not in the symptom range to be diagnosed with anorexia nervosa or bulimia, you may still be dealing with a dangerous, potentially life-threatening eating disorder. A recent study by Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, addresses the catch-all diagnosis of “Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified” (EDNOS). This diagnosis could delay treatment for some very seriously ill children. ...more

What I’m shredding in 2010. 8 things that will stay in the past.

One of my recent, favorite, end of year traditions is the giant shredder they have in Times Square in the last days of the year....more