Kitchen Makeover

You’ve found your Traffic Lights list of “green, yellow, and red-light” foods. Now, it’s time to give your kitchen a makeover. That includes getting rid of the four containers of mint chocolate chip ice cream you conveniently “forgot” you had. The caramel popcorn you got for your daughter’s sleepover — that never got eaten. The […]

Toxin Detective

What should you do if you have a feeling that your own home might be making you sick? Below are some starting points to consider in order to become your own “toxin detective.” Improve Indoor Air Quality In late summer during the past decade, Seattle’s air quality has suffered due to wildfires. When the rain […]

Busting Clutter

Anything in your home that you love, need, or use, is not clutter. Everything else needs to go. Emotional clutter, however, is far more complicated, with deeper roots. Consider the host of emotions you might feel when facing purging something: “I just know as soon as I get rid of it, I’ll need it.” “Nobody […]