Hop on the bandwagon to limit the source of waste! The elephant in the room is that there needs to be a shift in the thinking on consumption. We are consumer nation and have been for a while and so we now are in a bit of a catch-22. The economic health of the nation
1. Write it down! Don’t try to keep all those camp dates, doctor appointments and overnight packing lists straight in you head – get them out and write them down! We like to call this a brain dump. Plan your entire summer as early as you can-adding important dates and reminders to your master calendar.
It all started with an idea to celebrate my mom’s birthday in 2014. My mom has a passion for teaching and has served as a reading teacher for Title I schools for the past 20 years in Greensboro, NC, including Vandalia Elementary. I knew the gift that would mean the most to her would be
By Carol Jegou Who really knows what e-waste is or how to dispose of it safely? We all have it in our homes and offices but often struggle to securely discard it. At All Green Recycling, we take any type of e-waste — computers, tablets, cell phones, printers, cable boxes, DVRs, landline phones — and
Simplicity Organizers Interviews Wendy Petricoff of Charlotte Parenting Solutions. What is Charlotte Parenting Solutions? Charlotte Parenting Solutions is a business created to help support parents through the journey of parenthood. My passion is making parents’ lives easier by teaching them how to use the best tools available for their family. I help parents get on the
Part of Simplicity’s mission is to serve the Charlotte community with our gift of organization. A few months ago at the ChariTea fundraiser event for the Charlotte Rescue Mission, Sharon Bremer mentioned that she really needed our services. When asked what area of her home needed our services the most, she quickly said her garage.
with Danielle Maddox Feeling overwhelming by your make-up drawer? Over buying yet still not satisfied with what you have? Well there is no better time than now to re-organize and declutter that makeup drawer, basket, case, kit, or caboodle! New and innovative products are launched throughout the year, so here lies the opportunity to bring
At Simplicity, we value experiences over materials. There is great joy in the act of giving, but gift giving does not need to create more clutter and stress in our homes and lives. Studies have proven that experiences provide greater happiness and more memories. Life is short and it is the memories with your
I love to thrift. There’s something uniquely entertaining about sifting through piles and shelves of assorted brick a brack, and something undeniably satisfying about diving into it without a guarantee of success and emerging with something great. It’s like when an old friend texts you out of the blue to say “hello”, or when a
We are all familiar with the physical clutter that seems to grow before our eyes, but how tuned in are you to your mental clutter? You know, that chatter that goes on in your head, the things you believe to be true about yourself and others, the unique lens through which we see and experience
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