Clear Your Shed, Clear Your Head:  5 Steps to Reclaiming your Space

Clear Your Shed, Clear Your Head: 5 Steps to Reclaiming your Space

Start by setting a deadline. Need a push?  Commit to host something: a clothing swap, a school function, a book group, a family reunion or a mom’s night. Set the date far enough in the future so you have the time you need to get the job done. Call in some help:...
So, You Got the House! Three First Steps to Keeping it (Standing)

So, You Got the House! Three First Steps to Keeping it (Standing)

Phew. Except, now you are the only one responsible for not only making the payments on it, but for keeping it up! And we’re not talking about sweeping the kitchen floor.  We’re talking water heater, boiler, roof flashing, gutter cleaning, pest prevention, and...
The Purge Splurge: Getting Rid of his Stuff

The Purge Splurge: Getting Rid of his Stuff

We all know the old caveat about home renovations and marriage,  but I am the only woman I know whose husband moved out the very same month we moved into our newly fixed -up place!  In some ways, this made things easier (for ways in which it didn’t, see HANDYMAN)....