A New Year 2018

by indiecottage@gmail.com on January 22, 2018

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Happy 2018! Hi Folks, I hope everyone is enjoying the clean slate of a New Year.  The holidays sometimes feel like a pressure cooker to me and I spend much of January re-setting the stage and myself for ease and positivity in the new year.  This, of course, always relates to the dreaming around indie […]


A New Year~

by indiecottage@gmail.com on January 14, 2018

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SoTab is So Fab!

by indiecottage@gmail.com on May 2, 2017

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 ~Oh Honey! Cookery is a South Tabor Neighbor~ Part of the Northwest Nooks and Niches Notebook–Find it on Facebook As a native of Portland, Oregon, I can recall when we were a sleepy little city, and if you lived here, likely you dreamed of living or travelling someplace else.  Fast forward to the last 12 years […]


The last month of the year always seems to be a mix of cold weather, holi-daze, and well, relative disappointment.  After all, it’s the end of the year and time to reflect on what didn’t happen this year.  It takes willpower to remember all the positive things that did occur.  During this time of year, […]

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Konmari Cliff Notes

by indiecottage@gmail.com on November 28, 2015

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Review of the Konmari Method from the book ~ Tidying Up: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up; the Japanese are of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo Getting your space in order is an event! It’s not an ongoing project, because once you’ve done it, it should be lasting (given that you don’t bring in […]


The Front Porch Revolution

by Krista Arias on May 30, 2014

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In the Fall of 2013 I was interviewed for The Front Porch Revolution on the topic of rearranging your front porch. Krista and I talk about the difficulty of getting started on a de-cluttering or rearranging project and ways to get inspired and motivated. We talk about the how our outer and inner realities interact […]