More recent posts from the Neat Freak News Blog


Know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em

I’ve been thinking about quitting a lot lately. Not quitting my job (because I truly LOVE what I do), but quitting other things. Things that no longer serve me, make me happy or make me say “hell, yeah!” This is new territory for me because most of the time, I’m a finisher. I’ll tough out […]


Planning for Spontaneity

One of my favorite things about summer is the spontaneity. For those who know me well, I’m not exactly a fly by the seat of my pants kind of gal. I live by my calendar, and despite my best efforts, I sometimes do glorify busy-ness (there is a trophy for the person who does the […]


Ode to the Camp Trunk

I just returned from dropping two very happy kids off at sleep away camp. Our kids absolutely love this ritual of summer…a week or two spent outdoors, unplugged, making new friends and having a few adventures. This also means I get to spend the week prior to camp packing up the beloved camp trunks. Call […]