Are You Drowning In Paperwork?

Are You Drowning In Paperwork?

Posted on Apr 18, 2018 in Events, Organizing, Recommended Services

     I find strange pleasure in going through old piles of paperwork and mail with my clients.  Going at it alone can be a burdensome task, but I help my clients break it down, so it’s not so overwhelming.  This is a great time of year to do it too!  Now that we are […]

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning

Posted on Mar 17, 2018 in Books, Health, Organizing

Many of my clients come to me because they’ve read (or have been gifted) a few “how-to” organizing books, but they still want the added accountability of working with a Professional Organizer.  One very popular book right now is The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning  by Margareta Magnusson.  Sure, the abrasive title is designed […]

Do You Feel Loved In Your Home?

Do You Feel Loved In Your Home?

Posted on Feb 19, 2018 in Energy Work, Health, Organizing

February Seattle Sparkle Update: Do You Feel Loved In Your Home? February is one of my favorite months, because of special birthdays (like mine!) and Valentine’s Day.  Fun fact: my mom and two of her brothers were all born on February 26th!  Recently, I keep meeting more people who have 2/26 as their special day.  […]

Intention Setting for 2018

Intention Setting for 2018

Posted on Jan 7, 2018 in Energy Work, Health, Organizing

January Seattle Sparkle Update: Happy 2018!! How did you spend your New Year’s Day?  I took a walk at Discovery Park with my good friend Megan, and my dog, Maisy (aka, Olive).  We sat on a log on the beach and did a Reiki-charged intention ceremony.  I like to set intentions in the “Big 5” […]

Marathon Reflections

Marathon Reflections

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 in Health, Recipes, Recommended Services, Toastmasters

December Seattle Sparkle Update: Anyone who I’ve seen over the past 3 months knows that I have either been training for, or completed, my first marathon! A lot went in to achieving this goal, and I’d like to share how I did it! 1) Blue Snakeskin Leggings.  Two years ago, I was at Lululemon, shopping […]

How Do You Bring Light In?

How Do You Bring Light In?

Posted on Dec 12, 2017 in Energy Work, Health, Organizing, Recipes

November Seattle Sparkle Update: Our NAPO Seattle Chapter just celebrated our holiday party at the Seattle Goodwill, where we had a tour of the facility, got a sneak peak of the “Glitter Sale”, and got to dine in their beautiful LEAD certified building.  Brent Frerichs, Seattle Goodwill’s Business Development Director (and our tour guide), also […]

One Day to Greatness

One Day to Greatness

Posted on Oct 30, 2017 in Events, Health

On October 3rd, 2017, I had the pleasure of attending one of Jack Canfield’s “One Day to Greatness” event. Jack Canfield is one of the world’s leading motivational speakers, and Co-Creator for the Chicken Soup for the Soul books. My friend Julia had invited me, and got there early so she could save me a […]

Women’s Business Owners: Nellie Cashman Awards

Women’s Business Owners: Nellie Cashman Awards

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 in Events

I’ve recently joined the Women’s Business Owners and had the pleasure of attending this year’s Nellie Awards, which was held on October 5th, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel. The Nellie Cashman Women Business Owner of the Year Award went to Vanessa Smith of Blue Ribbon Cooking! Congratulations Vanessa!! Blue Ribbon Cooking does catering, holds […]

7 Camping Tips

7 Camping Tips

Posted on Aug 24, 2017 in Energy Work, Health, Organizing

August is prime camping season here in Seattle! I recently returned home after a solo camping trip (with Olive of course!) to Mount Rainier’s beautiful Ohanapecosh Campground.  I have gone camping by myself a handful of times and, as an introvert, absolutely cherish the alone time. I’ve loved camping since I was little- pitching a […]

Doggie Sorbet

Doggie Sorbet

Posted on Aug 10, 2017 in Health, Recipes

We’ve been having a bit of a heat wave in Seattle this summer (nothing like living in Florida, of course!)  so I’ve been helping my dog stay cool with a special little frozen treat.  They are super easy to make, and dogs love them! Ingredients 1 cup water 1/4 cup coconut milk 1 banana 1/4 […]