Letting Go of Sentimental Items


My mother died in 2009. It was an incredibly difficult time in my life, it goes without saying. She lived a thousand miles away and after she passed it was my responsibility to vacate her apartment in Florida. It was a small, one-bedroom place, but it was packed wall-to-wall with her belongings. My mother had […]

Michiganders For Shelter Pets


Michiganders for Shelters Pets was created to help bring together Michigan voters, animal shelters, animal protection organizations, businesses and professionals in a coordinated effort to advance the welfare of Michigan shelter pets. This is not a lobbying organization; instead, it is a coalition to bring Michiganders together for a common purpose. Michiganders for Shelters Pets […]

Greener By The Minute – Be Green While You Spring Clean!


Throwing open the windows on the first warm day of the year is one of life’s great pleasures–until, of course, all that sunlight and breeze makes you realize how dusty, dirty, and cluttered your house has become during the winter hibernation. Even the messiest among us get the urge for spring cleaning–and though we don’t […]

Closet Detox Part II: Your Closet Has Been Detoxified – Now What?


At this point, you’re feeling pretty good about yourself; your head’s cleared, closet organized and you’re ready for the new fabulous pieces to start being incorporated into your wardrobe. (Even if it’s looking barren in there!) What do you do now? You make a list. You start by taking note of what you need and […]