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Good Life Organizing: Visual Clutter and Shopping

Good Life Organizing: Visual Clutter and Shopping

Recently I took my daughter to one of our favorite department stores for a little summer clothes shopping. While she browsed in the juniors department, I made my way to the ladies section. What I saw stopped me in my tracks - shelf after shelf of clothes strewn about and in a big jumbled mess. Not a pretty sight. It was worse than I have seen after a Black Friday sale.

Spring Fling Wrapup #4

Spring Fling Wrapup #4

Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to get rid of clutter and start fresh. Join me for the entire month of April for a Spring Fling. Every day we will be sorting, discarding and flinging items and ideas from a wide variety of areas of our home and lives.  You can pick and choose which flings you would like do. You can do them every day or do them at your own pace. It’s all up to you! 

And remember good and done is better than perfect and postponed!  So let’s start flinging!

Spring Fling Wrapup #3

Spring Fling Wrapup #3

Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to get rid of clutter and start fresh. Join me for the entire month of April for a Spring Fling. Every day we will be sorting, discarding and flinging items and ideas from a wide variety of areas of our home and lives.  You can pick and choose which flings you would like do.

Pollen Count 'High' in the Macon Area

Pollen Count 'High' in the Macon Area

Some mixed news for allergy sufferers:

While the tree pollen count is still high at 1420, that's down from last Wednesday's 3,600 count, according to Dr. Plaxico's Allergy and Asthma Clinic in Macon.

Weeds and grass pollen count is now in the moderate range. That count is up from last week when the weed pollen was absent and the grass count was observed as low.

RECIPE | Snap Pea Salad with Radish and Lime

RECIPE | Snap Pea Salad with Radish and Lime


Ingredients:

 

8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed and halved (about 2 cups)

7 ounces yellow wax beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 cups)

3 tablespoons lime juice

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1/4 teaspoon salt

Freshly ground pepper, to taste

1 bunch radishes, trimmed and thinly sliced (about 10) 

 

Directions:

1. Steam peas over 2 inches of boiling water, stirring once, until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes.  Transfer to a baking sheet lined with paper towel.  Steam wax beans until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.  Transfer to the baking sheet.  Refrigerate until chilled, about 20 minutes.

SPOTTED | Jeffersonville Farm Joins Mulberry Street Market

SPOTTED | Jeffersonville Farm Joins Mulberry Street Market

Jeffersonville farm Rag & Frass Farm joins the Mulberry Street Market in Macon as a vendor.

The farm brings vegetables, fruit, flowers, herbs and mushrooms to the table.

They'll be at the Mulberry Street Market in downtown Macon across from the Grand Opera House from 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Get Organized: Spring Fling 2013

Get Organized: Spring Fling 2013

Spring has sprung and it’s a wonderful time to get rid of clutter and start fresh. Join me for the entire month of April for a Spring Fling. Every day we will be sorting, discarding and flinging items and ideas from a wide variety of areas of our home and lives.  You can pick and choose which flings you would like do. You can do them every day or do them at your own pace. It’s all up to you!