Closet Audit with Paul of Urbanite | Suburbanite

Closet Audit with Paul of Urbanite | Suburbanite

I had the absolute pleasure of having a closet audit performed by Paul of Urbanite | Suburbanite. We spent 2 hours going through all of my clothes and figuring out what was working and what wasn't.  I knew he was golden when, after asking who my style icon was (Kate Middleton!!!), he looked around the room and said "Yeah, you need to let that go. You're way edgier and those Kate Middleton pieces look like a costume".  Truth.  

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Simplified 365: The Office - Day 30: Schoolwork & Artwork

Simplified 365: The Office - Day 30: Schoolwork & Artwork

If you have kids at home, their schoolwork and artwork invariably get mixed up in your own paperwork.  Or at least that’s what I’ve noticed in clients’ homes.  My tip for both is to have one large, 66qt or so bin, each for schoolwork and artwork.  As the year progresses, put your favorites into each bin.  As it gets full, dump it out, remove some of the now less precious papers that were put into the bin earlier in the year and repeat as it gets full again.  Ideally you’ll only have a box or two of each to give your child when they graduate high school.  No one needs the complete, unedited works unless your school teacher has specifically asked you to save them. 

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Simplified 365: The Office - Day 29: Office Style & Decor

Simplified 365: The Office - Day 29: Office Style & Decor

Today, let’s think about about the style and decor of your office.  I don’t know about you, but having a pulled together, calming place in which to do my work makes it that much more enjoyable.  We aren’t talking a complete remodel of your office, but maybe a few items that would give it a professional, stylish look.  Think a matching stapler and pencil holder with a few plants and a piece of art you like, or a fresh coat of paint for the walls.  

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