Category Archives: Inspiration

How to be more present

It seems a little strange that we have to make a conscious effort to live in the present moment, don’t you think? But when you actually break it down, it is rather difficult to eliminate the thoughts of what needs to get done today, next week, or even next month. There are so many things […]

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Organize this: 3 ways to use Ikea’s square cubes

Clean lines. Versatile. Affordable. Yes! Yes! Yes! Ikea has an array of options when it comes to shelving units. We decided to keep it simple and put the Bitrade shelving unit to use 3 different ways! I love how this item lends itself to any room and can solve any storage problem. We used it […]

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    as a professional organizer i get asked a lot about my own home and how the space looks and feels to me. i take great pride in that what i do as a passion in life, i live it too. obviously it wouldn’t be fair to teach people different tricks of the trade if […]

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recently, the Life in Jeneral team redesigned dual master closets; one for him and one for her, and we could not be happier with this transformation! as you’ll see in the “before” photos, there was little storage in each closet, no place to put the majority of the clothes and shoes, and no rhyme or reason […]

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i hope all you mamas or caretakers out there had a wonderful Mother’s day weekend. yesterday at church we celebrated so many beautiful moments. the lady next to me kept handing me tissue after tissue (she later came up to me and said she cries at every service too). the takeaway from yesterday was not […]

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i have been redesigning my place with the insanely talented (and now a dear friend), Lori Williams. we sat down a few months ago to discuss what i envisioned my new space to look and feel like. the picture above is one of my top inspirations for my bedroom from Domaine Home. i can’t wait to […]

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i’m such a sucker for anything inspirational and anything that makes me want to do better in life. i listen to TED TALKS daily! (mainly in the car these days). they have simply changed the way i view things. if you haven’t heard of TED TALKS then stop what you are doing and check it out. […]

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this post is one that hits home for me. i could write all day about how wonderful my two friends are but i know most of you who know them – already know that. all i ask is that you read their story and think about donating to this amazing family. any amount can make a difference, […]

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there’s nothing i love more than decorating a home. i usually redecorate my space quite a few times a year just to change it up a bit, and it’s much easier than moving (ha!) i embrace new interior ideas and tricks to make spaces easier to plan around and of course anything that isn’t permanent […]

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i recently started taking an e-course from the talented sister duo from A Beautiful Mess! this course is all about how to make a living by doing what you love. their blog is all about creating a beautiful life by sharing daily inspirations, DIY projects, recipes, and so much more. i have followed their journey throughout […]

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