All posts filed under: Cleaning, Organizing and Feng Shui

Organize your space!

Doing a cleansing


Today is the nicest day of the year so far.  It is already in the 80’s and sunny and it is only 9am.  Last night I was reading 2 of my feng shui books on the “house clearing” section.  It is basically a really good organizing and cleaning then walking through the room with sage to “smudge” or purify and bring good energy to the room.  I have some really good sage oil in a mister that I have used in the past but the last time T and I were in Jerome (this neat little town in the mountains where a bunch of artist’s live and sell their art/crafts) I picked up a sage stick like this: So I will try it out today.  By the way, here is a picture of T2 in Jerome:   The books said that in order to purge yourself of unnecessary clutter (which creates mental clutter and stagnant chi) you should start with a room, or a section of a room, or even a drawer, and look at …

Cleaning Day


So guess what I’m doing today?  Cleaning house!  While I’ve been on the job hunt I’ve been trying to keep busy.  I made T an inspiration board for above his computer.  He really seemed to like it and added some things to it right away.  I am sure it will grow over time.  I already have one and look at it daily.  T2 has a large dry erase board above his computer that he mostly writes reminders on but yesterday I noticed he is using it as somewhat of an inspiration board as well with little pictures and notes on it which I think is lovely!  Here are some inspiration ideas for cleaning or for what a clean house looks like- for you and for me.  To get me going… I started making my bed daily and I love walking into the room with a nice clean bed.  It somehow makes the whole room look cleaner.  It gives me a sense of calm in the bedroom instead of chaos.  I am promising myself that when …