Coping with Change

Coping with Change

Coping with Change BY CARLA RIEDEL Well, isn’t this just somethin’? If I had known how much time I’d be spending at home, I would have devised a rational “To Do” list or taken up alchemy or written the next great American novel. Instead, I’ve spent all my time fussing...
Miraculous Miracle Bag

Miraculous Miracle Bag

Miraculous Miracle Bag BY CARLA RIEDEL If you’re like me, you read every travel tip you run across on the world wide web. I’m a sucker for any side bar article titled ‘Travel Tips Only Travelers Know’ or ‘Pack Like A Paratrooper’. Surely, I’m only one click away from...
High / Low Esthetic

High / Low Esthetic

High / Low Esthetic BY CARLA RIEDEL There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned tight budget to get your creative juices flowing. The fun of dreaming is dreaming big, no matter what our resources. But we should always (always!) make the most of what we already have....
Why Choose Not Wood?

Why Choose Not Wood?

Why Choose Not Wood? BY CARLA RIEDEL Why Choose Not Wood? When we think of fine cabinetry, we naturally conjure up images of cherry Duncan Phyfe pedestal dining tables or Lord Grantham’s Downton Abbey oak-lined library. And most of us recognize the term ‘fine...
Achieving Closet Nirvana Pt. IV

Achieving Closet Nirvana Pt. IV

Achieving Closet Nirvana Pt. IV BY CARLA RIEDEL Congrats on making it all the way to Secrets 7 & 8.  We’ve come a long way, Baby! Perhaps you joined us with a Ph.D. in all things organization-y and checked us out to make sure we hit the high points. Or you might...