Are your goals your own?

goals

We’re into the second week of the new year. By now the shine on our resolutions is wearing off a little and we’re settling back into our habits and routines. Good or bad, it’s the life we’ve created for ourselves. Read More …

I hope you’ve already broken your resolutions.

resolutions

*this post contains affiliate links I hope you’ve already broken your resolutions. In fact, I hope you didn’t make any. Now we can get on with reality and making lasting change. It takes an average of 66 days to establish Read More …

Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters

Thanksgiving

*this post contains affiliate links for which I could be compensated   I didn’t want to let a Thanksgiving go by without another of my annual Top Ten Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation Starters.    The best meal ever, hands down. It’s Read More …

Election Hangover Cure

Dear friends, Mrs. Jones Could Use a Beer is all about simplifying our lives and not keeping up with the Joneses. In that vein, today, I’d like to bring you a simple hangover cure. Not to be confused with just Read More …

Life Audit Your Way into Long-Term Change

life audit

Life auditing! Have you heard of this? Let’s have a quick discussion today about taking stock of our lives. The other day, I talked about a Three-Step approach to creating the life that you want. Today, I thought we could take Read More …

A Three-Step Approach to Creating the Life You Want

three-step

As promised, today we’re going to be talking about cutting through mental clutter as well as decluttering your time so that we can work toward implementing some goals. I’m a big fan of having processes anytime we want to tackle Read More …

The Top Four Reasons You’re Not Living a Life of Your Own

life

  So, today I’m going to try to talk about a deep topic without getting too deep. I want to talk to you about simplifying your life as it relates to YOUR LIFE. I’ve blogged lately about decluttering your mind and Read More …

Six Things You May Not Realize are Cluttering Up Your Time

time

I don’t feel like I’m over-estimating when I say that most of us probably wonder where most of our time goes. I know for me, far too much of it is spent worrying about useless things. For example, I have Read More …

Your Crap is a Distraction – Part 3 of Series

distraction

Your crap is a distraction. We find all sorts of ways to distract ourselves. Television and gadgets, addictions, busyness and to-do lists, even some of our relationships. Having a lot of extra clutter and convincing ourselves we somehow need it Read More …

Getting Real with Decluttering – Part 2 of Series

decluttering

I know that Fall isn’t typically the time we think about decluttering. Right now we’re adding layers; sweaters, leggings, body fat (winter is coming, don’t be jealous that I’ve gotten a head start by not working on my bikini body Read More …