Author: roselounsbury

I'm in the midst of sorting through some old photos and I thought I'd share a quick tip about what to do with the "big pictures". You know, the 5x7s and 8x10s, the ones that (if you're like most folks) are probably stacked six deep...

To-do lists are a pain. I'm pretty organized, but when I look at my to-do lists, I often feel overwhelmed and inadequate. Literally, my heartbeat ratchets up and I can feel my least favorite emotion - stress - sneaking down my spine. Why is this? Well, probably...

It's always hard when I have to take my own advice. But I said it was important to involve kids in the de-cluttering process, so I bit the bullet yesterday and asked my kids which toys they wanted to keep and which ones they could...

I hope I'm not the only mom in the world whose kids have already started talking, in rather surprising detail for October, about what they'd like for Christmas. These discussions always spark a small sense of panic in me, as I picture the invasion of...

Before I talk about this month's challenge (living without credit cards) I'd like to reflect on last month's challenge, a month without make-up.This was definitely the most difficult challenge I've faced. Make-up is a habit I've had since high school. I had never gone to...

After two months of living without certain dietary habits (January was dedicated to living without white sugar, flour, potatoes or rice and February was my month without dairy), I've chosen to step outside the refrigerator. March is my month without make-up. Living without make-up may...