Rethinking Vision Boards

A few weeks ago, a colleague of mine told me about an incredible experience she had with a vision board. I love a good vision board, especially at the beginning of a new year, so I was intrigued. She said she read somewhere that vision boards often don't work because they're our vision for too …

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From the Archives: Two Ways to Reduce and Save on Gift Wrap

This is a post from 2019. I've updated it a bit and added an extra two ideas at the end. Maps - Use old maps or atlases to wrap smaller objects. Recently a friend gave me a birthday present wrapped in a beautiful map with a vintage postcard attached to it with washi tape. I …

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Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Office Morale Booster

When I worked at one of my most challenging/depressing jobs as a Social Worker, there were many attempts to improve the energy in the office (because we all sorely needed it). One of those ways was a piece of paper hanging in the break room that read "Take what you need" with little strips at …

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