How to Set Up a Family Command Center


I have a confession to make:  I don’t consider myself particularly organized.

I am a bit of a hoarder and I have a hard time letting go of STUFF.  I get emotionally attached to things.  I worry that if I get rid of some piece of clothing/home decor/furniture/whatever, I’ll need it sometime in the future.  I actually have a physical reaction when I donate items or have a  garage sale.  When it’s time to let things go, I just feel…off.

While I’m not as organized as I’d like to be with our “stuff,” I might be *slightly* uptight when it comes to our family’s schedule.  Read More

Christmas Wishes Ornaments

In an unexpected series of a events, I went from a being a stay-at-home mom who enjoys DIY projects to doing a few segments as a “DIY Expert” on a local news’ morning show.  (You can watch the first segment HERE.)   The whole thing is still quite surreal – I watch the segments and think, “Is that really ME on TV???”  I find the title of “DIY Expert” to be especially hilarious.  (I guess “stay-at-home-mom-DIYer” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it in the news industry.)  But, I’m enjoying the unexpected change of direction my path has taken.  Probably not ironically, it all began with a Pinterest project. Read more