After a quick overnight stop in Crete IL, where I worked with clients-turned-friends on their home office, I landed for a long weekend in Madison WI with my friends Tracy and Tom. Gorgeous home, right on the lake, sunrises over

If you read last weeks blog, you know I’m 1 week into a 3 month “zen road trip” across the country. This week I was in Mystic CT, Salem MA, Somersworth NH, Endicott NY and Toronto CA (it’s been

I have to say…the looming big 50 is having a bigger effect on me than I thought it would. There’s something about knowing that my life is “half-over” that just kind of woke me up.

I started looking at my

I think most people have something that drives them. Something that propels them to do what they do and strive to make the impact they want to make. For me, I am obsessed with people loving their homes. I believe

I love touring model homes. I instantly feel happy and relaxed. Inevitably, when I get home I’m inspired to tweak my own decor so I can replicate that calm feeling. Here are some ways you can do it too.

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When it comes to decluttering your home, some things are easy to get rid of. That huge, clunky blender you used once before the Vitamix was invented. The pirate outfit you bought for a costume party ten years ago that