I’m Sam, a Certified Professional Organizer® from the Bay Area, California and I’m so glad you’re here! This blog is the heart of what I do. I absolutely love combining beauty with function to create homes that are simply organized, and I want to teach you how. Discover home organization tips for real life and learn how to declutter, design and create an inviting space.
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Being on vacation gives this mommy a nice break from cooking and standing in the kitchen (for what feels like) all day. It also gives me a break from cleaning the kitchen each night. But do admit it’s nice to return home to make our family healthy, home-cooked meals again. This week I made a favorite […]
i realize most of you probably aren’t thinking about hot dinner items given this insane summer heat. but a few weeks ago i was in the mood to make chicken noodle soup and tested out a recipe for the crock-pot. it turned out great! the ingredients… you’ll notice there are a lot of carrots….our family […]
previously on the blog i shared a great, easy chocolate chip cookie recipe. but last week i found “the one” and had to share it with you. well, at least it’s “the one” for now – who knows when i will find the recipe that tops this! if you have been in search of the […]
my husband loves pesto – hot or cold. we have a local, fresh market in town that has an amazing display of cold salads and that is where i usually used to purchase the cold version of the pesto he likes. but recently their recipe has been on the oily side. and it’s expensive to […]
oh my! leave it to the Barefoot Contessa, Ina Garten, to create this amazing blondie recipe. this is so good it’s bad. Ina is one of my cooking idols. each and every season i watch her shows and want to make (almost) every recipe she shares. my favorite thing about her cooking is how simple […]
one of my favorite cold dips to make is an easy layered taco dip. this is the very basic version (my personal favorite), but you can really customize this recipe to cater to the people eating it. before i show you how to assemble, i have a great tip to share. before adding all of […]