10 things to get rid of right now!

To celebrate January as “Get Organized” month, I’m writing about 10 things that you can get rid of right now to make your life a little bit less hectic. It’s really simple. 1. Plastic bags from the grocery store (take them to be recycled)2. Plastic containers/lids with no matching container/lid. (throw away-they are useless)3. Chipped […]

The Sparkle Effect

Don’t you just love it when your house sparkles? I think that’s why we like the Christmas season so much. All of the white, twinkling lights make our house feel special. To get that effect during the “off” season, I use a magic chemical. Window Cleaner. Yes, plain old window cleaner. Actually, I use a […]

Every room needs a purpose

When I’m visiting with a client who wants to stage their home before putting in on the market, I’m surprised by the amount of rooms that have no intended purpose. Empty rooms that have a few boxes in them or rooms with everything (including the kitchen sink) in them. What’s a buyer to think? Every […]

Getting the know the Tidy Brown Wren

The Tidy Brown Wren with Gus and Bubba, our pygmy goats. My name is Kelly Miller and I live in a quiet, rural area in South Eastern Virginia. I am married to a wonderful, patient man. We have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren (with another one on the way). I enjoy gardening, crafting, decorating, […]