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Tips to Help you Simplify & Minimize your Closet

Living in a small space has really improved my efficiency when it comes to my closet organization. A few years ago I lived in an apartment with a walk-in closet and easily thoughtt I was in heaven. However, as time went by, each shelf became jammed and overflowed with clothing, coats, shoes, and junk. It was actually a nightmare. Naturally, when I moved into a much smaller apartment with a much, much smaller closet I thought I would never survive. This was it. My Sex in the City dreams of closet glamour was shattered. Little did I know at…

21 Tips for Saving for your Dream Vacation

Are you dreaming of a sandy shore on a tropical beach? The sun beaming cheerfully as you lay and read a book. No schedule, no obligations, just you, the next chapter and gentle lapping of the waves. Are you dreaming of standing on the side of the grand canyon? Feeling chills travel through your whole body as you stare in awe at the natural beauty of the world that is everyone to see?  Are you dreaming of staring into the Mona Lisa’s eyes? Trying to discover the secrets that is hidden in her smile? Or dreaming of sitting…

Goodbye for now – NaNoWriMo

Can you believe that October is almost over? Can you believe that NaNoWriMo is almost here? I am in a little bit of shock over here. After watching all the horror movies and reading all the spooky tales, I feel like I enjoyed this month to it’s fullest. However, I am still a little sad to see it go. I just love October! But it is not all snots and tears. With the ending of October, this can only mean that November is almost here.  Oh yes, that is how the almighty calendar works! And for me, November…

Life Updates: Vol. III – Goodbyes are Hard

In Buddhism, we are always talking about attachment. Attachment to people, material things, feelings, thoughts, everything. So I am really trying to check myself here lately because… I am moving. Being a Buddhist is hard. My relationship with this old apartment of mine runs pretty deep. In fact my feelings kind of surprise me. I moved in almost 4 years ago. Wide-eyed and ready to grab change and my life by the short and curlies. I found this cute little apartment that was a great price in a great location. The timing was right so I went for…