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How to avoid “losing days” with ADHD

How to avoid “losing days” with ADHD

Living with ADHD, or other types of neurodivergence, it's easy to find yourself in what I call the ADHD time warp. If you don't always know the answer to "What did I do today?" at the end of most days, then you also experience the time warp. How I cope with the time...

Quick Tip for Managing a Home with ADHD & Kids

Quick Tip for Managing a Home with ADHD & Kids

If you are ADHD or live with ADHD kids, this video is for you! This is how my kids help me when I'm feeling overwhelmed with house things. Everyone down to the two-year-old helps keep the house neat! 

Our Massive Life Changes & Whole House Declutter Challenge

Our Massive Life Changes & Whole House Declutter Challenge

In the past few months, we've had a lot of big changes I'm really excited about. My partner, Kea, is pregnant and due in early October. We're very excited about our new little one, and all the changes they'll bring. We already have three kids, so while there's...

Scripts & tips for easy boundaries

Scripts & tips for easy boundaries

Boundaries can be really challenging, especially when you don't know what to say. I've been working hard to practice my personal boundaries, so this is somthing I've had  to practice a lot lately!   1. "I am not available, but thanks for asking!"  One of the...

Handling organization when you’re depressed

Handling organization when you’re depressed

So, recently I started having some pretty intense struggles with depression. I haven't had a problems like that with depression in several years, so it took me a little bit by surprise. But, I learned a lot of myself during the process, and ultimately now them on the...

Eliminate these 4 little habits to stop money drama

Eliminate these 4 little habits to stop money drama

Money drama takes a lot of forms in our lives. One of the things I've learned as I got more and more into editing my life so it incrementally looked more and more like my best life , I realized that eliminating drama from my life was something that would help leave a...

What’s “money mindset” – and why does it matter?

What’s “money mindset” – and why does it matter?

As a certified money mindset coach, I've done a lot of work to understand how our mindset creates our reality. I used to think that "mindset" stuff was neat, but kind of a placebo effect, but I've learned better.  Research all over the place shows how the things we...

The quick way to stop negative thought patterns

The quick way to stop negative thought patterns

The ability to let go of negative thought patterns are one of the biggest things I see that makes a difference between people who are able to change their lives, versus those who stay stuck. The people who can't move on from negativity are the kinds of people who will...

The lazy cook’s guide to pre-making holiday dinners

I dislike the "busy" feeling that a lot of Americans associate with the holidays. I would much rather enjoy a laid-back meal and do other things, besides spend all day cooking and preparing, then cleaning up tons of dishes afterwards. Frankly, I don't know many women...

Videos and blog posts that inspire me to declutter

Recently in the Facebook group, someone posted and said they were super overwhelmed with tons of stuff in their house. Life got to be too much, and now everything's just a hot mess. I completely related, and while there were good tips in that conversation, I wanted to...

Cleaning Zones + Kicking Cleaning Perfectionism to the Curb

Cleaning Zones + Kicking Cleaning Perfectionism to the Curb

COVID-19 had me in a funk earlier this year, but I'm coming out of it stronger than ever. If I'm going to be stuck at home, I may as well make that space as amazing as I can make it, including dealing with some long-standing issues around how I manage my house. I got...

What is always true about money for you?

What is always true about money for you?

There's a reason why I talk about your relationship with money like it's a person, instead of just a tool. How you do money is how you do everything, but your partnership with money also effects every other area of your life.  One of the phrases you'll hear around my...

Getting intimate with money: Learn how to work with your strengths

Getting intimate with money: Learn how to work with your strengths

Having an amazing relationship with money so you're able to create the life you want isn't all about lighting abundance candles and reciting some affirmations you found on Pinterest. It's not about muttering some generic magic spell or prayer. The relationship between...

My favorite money relationship exercise!

My favorite money relationship exercise!

When I'm working with my coaching clients on their money relationship, one of the first things I ask them is to do an exercise that determines how they really feel about money.  Because money is so ingrained in everything we do and intertwined in our emotions,...

Making Raised Garden Beds from Pallets

Making Raised Garden Beds from Pallets

This fall, Ian came home with a stack of pallets from work, with the idea that we’d turn them into raised beds. Ian has been working lots on making sure we have plenty of wood to heat to heat the house, so I decided to take this project off from his list and make it...

Setting Up Garden Beds in Fall and Winter for Spring planting

Setting Up Garden Beds in Fall and Winter for Spring planting

Last year, our garden was a side project that took a back seat to caring for myself while I grew Abbie, and took care of her after she was born in the beginning of August. We wanted to make a homemade pantry, and made lots of progress towards that, but this year we're...

Canning Venison

Canning Venison

When Ians friend at work told us he had an extra deer, we said we’d love to take it off his hands. I know it’s perfectly fine to freeze deer meat, but the process of canning isn’t that much more work than freezing it. It takes a...

Review of ChipDrop.com – free arborist woodchips!

Review of ChipDrop.com – free arborist woodchips!

I love writing about services that we use and love, so when I heard about ChipDrop I started doing what I normally do: I drafted a blog post with how we got started with our new venture. If you've read any of my previous articles about how we grow our own food, you'll...

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