This weekend is a long weekend here in Spain so I wanted to do some catch up cleaning, decluttering and organizing around my house. So I started by deciding to slim down my pen and marker collection. It was preceded by the fact that I bought myself a 100 pack of Crayola Super Tips. I … Continue reading The End of the Year Pen Purge
I've spent in the last few years organizing all aspects of my life. I love tidying, decluttering and organizing my time, social media and spaces. This Friday and Saturday, I catalogued all of my weekly sticker kits. I've only lived in my new apartment for a few weeks and already I've reorganized my clothes, makeup … Continue reading Organization: Is it Ever Done?
Obviously, planning has been genuinely life changing for me. While it started as a way for me to keep my grad school assignments, it's morphed into something with a lot more meaning to me. So - what are some of the ways that planning has helped me? Productivity - This is the most obvious way … Continue reading The Ways Planning has Helped Me
Here I am in year two of living in Spain. I've signed a lease and moved into a room, rather than a whole apartment. Not only does this save me a ridiculous amount of hassle dealing with utilities and internet, it also saves me the money it would take to furnish. Both of my rooms … Continue reading How I Make a Furnished Apartment feel like Home
This is part of an ongoing series where I think of things that I am amazed still exist. Most of these things may appear to be dying out but I'm shocked by how prevalent they still are in my daily life. So today: junk drawers. Why are these still a thing? I remember growing up, … Continue reading Why is this still a thing: Junk Drawers
I think the most difficult part of organizing and decluttering is the initial process. Upkeep isn't as stressful, at least for me. There are some things that I've been doing to stay organized that I started to write down for my sister. I realized that this was something that might help anybody. So here we … Continue reading Tips to STAY organized if you are busy
So a week ago, I posted about some of the most obvious ways I Have changed since I moved abroad to live in Spain. There are lots of things that haven't changed for me. What are the things that I haven't changed a bit on? Find out below: Dress - So something interesting about Spain … Continue reading Ways I have NOT Changed since Moving Abroad
Do you have someone in your life that could use help decluttering their home? Here are some tips on where to start!
I've been an avid traveler for many years now. Since 2010, I've been to more than 30 countries and taken about 100 flights total. I have tried lots and lots of products marketed specifically for travel. Some of them have been game changers. Some of them have been absolute garbage. Here's my list of some … Continue reading Travel Products I love and Loathe
This year, I was a participant in one of the Auxiliar programs in Spain. As with most of these programs, I am a language assistant to a main teacher. Overall, it's been a great situation for me. I don't have as much responsibility as a main teacher and I live in Europe - a longtime … Continue reading Spanish Language Assistant: How to start your school year