Decluttering: What to do with sentimental items

Decluttering: What to do with sentimental items

Mementos, memorabilia, sentimental stuff – we all got it. And sometimes it’s hard – maybe even impossible – to let go. Growing up with grandparents who were the embodiment of the postwar generation’s “Let’s keep that just in case”, I know the drama. There’s the “just in case” factor that still weighs heavy on me [...]

Reading: “ADD-friendly ways to organize your life” by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD

Reading: “ADD-friendly ways to organize your life” by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen G. Nadeau, PhD

“Without organizing strategies that work with your ADD, life is not what it can be, should be, or what you are capable of.” (Xi) Dr. Kathleen Nadeau is an expert on ADD, Judith Kolberg is an expert in organizing. Together they created a safe haven for the chaotic ADD mind to find appropriate solutions for [...]

My favorite 5 (and a half) True Crime Comedy Podcasts, pt.2

My favorite 5 (and a half) True Crime Comedy Podcasts, pt.2

Deutsche Version In my last post I shared three of my favorite true crime comedy podcasts with you. So without further ado, let’s dive deep into my additional five (and a half) favorite shows, which are all from the UK 🙂 4) All Villa no Filla – Rachel Fairburn & Kiri Pritchard-McLean UK comediennes Rachel [...]

My 5 (and a half) favorite True Crime Comedy Podcasts – pt.1

My 5 (and a half) favorite True Crime Comedy Podcasts – pt.1

deutsche Version Pandemic or not, sometimes I’m not in the mood for reading. Or writing. Or sitting still. Or I have to do some cleaning, cooking, laundry, and I want some entertainment while doing so. Weeelcome to the world of podcasts! Thanks to my excellent podcast app and its long list of ‘to be listened’ [...]

A different kind of update – my Low Buy March

A different kind of update – my Low Buy March

  Well, that escalated quickly … Who would’ve thought on March 1 that we end the month cooped up in our homes because of a global pandemic? Shops closed on March 16, with only grocery stores, drugstores, pharmacies, and certain other shops and suppliers of vital importance remaining open. Until then I actually spent more [...]

Life under Lockdown or: what to do when there’s nothing you can do

Life under Lockdown or: what to do when there’s nothing you can do

It’s quarantine day 7 today. I’ve been from home since Tuesday, this will last until April 13, at least. I’m used to working from home and prefer it to most other ways of work (like office life), so this is not a problem for me. If I need something I can call my co-workers and [...]

Using a Traveler’s Notebook as a Bullet Journal (and more) – first impressions

Using a Traveler’s Notebook as a Bullet Journal (and more) – first impressions

As I stated in my last post regarding my February update, I bought a Traveler’s Notebook to use as my new main Bullet Journal and Notebook system. There are two main reasons for doing so. For one, it’s a question of size and format. While I absolutely love my Dingbats Bullet Journal in regards to [...]