A (sort of ) Serious Guide to Organizing the Pantry

I really believe that there is a spiritual transformation that takes place when you throw away fennel seeds that expired in 2012. I don’t recall buying fennel seeds. And I don’t recall ever making a recipe that would require me to use fennel seeds. And yet there I was, dumping out a jar of fennel seeds that expired in the June of 2012. We have … Continue reading A (sort of ) Serious Guide to Organizing the Pantry

Decluttering My Life

Ryan and I have been married for almost twenty years. We have lived in a condo in St. Louis, three houses in Cincinnati, an apartment in Italy, and two houses in Atlanta. We have moved seven times. Seven. And except for the moves to Italy and our first move to Atlanta which were corporate moves, we have packed ourselves. We have become decluttering-purging-garage-sale-masters.  And still … Continue reading Decluttering My Life

What’s Saving My Life Right Now? The Answer is (almost) Always Podcasts.

What is saving your life right now? My good friend, Jen Hatmaker, asks this at the end of each of her podcasts called, For the Love, where she has a different theme every few weeks and interviews people who are “experts” in that field… For the Love of Girlfriends, For the Love of TV, For the Love of Books, and so on. Okay, she’s not … Continue reading What’s Saving My Life Right Now? The Answer is (almost) Always Podcasts.