How to Deal With Unwanted Gifts

What to do With Unwanted Gifts

After the holidays I am usually filled-to-the-brim with love in the form of items that bring me joy, but I’m also focused on cleaning and starting fresh for the new year. One item that doesn’t quite fit in either of those categories is unwanted gifts. I receive them, and I know you probably did too. Knowing that I am notoriously hard to shop for, I don’t usually hold it against the gift-giver. I do though, not hold onto gifts I receive that do not bring me joy. Perhaps it was a well-meaning gift from a long-lost relative, or just a miss from someone closer, it’s okay.

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Pretty Cleaning Supplies

Pretty Cleaning Supplies & A Checklist

This post is sponsored by World Market.

It seems like no matter what year it is, when January rolls around I go into cleaning mode. I want to declutter and deep clean the house, even if it survived the holidays pretty well. Today I’ve partnered with World Market to share some of my favorite pretty cleaning supplies to help motivate you along in your New Year’s cleaning resolutions.

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2017 New Year’s Resolutions

My 2017 New Years Resolutions

My 2017 resolutions are a little more refined than the simple ones I chose last year. Last year I wanted to live life to the fullest, love with all my heart, and laugh (a.k.a. be kinder to myself). I did a lot of those things, but I feel like those are more long-term everyday life goals, and I still have room for improvement. This year I want to continue to do so, but with a little more specific goals in mind…

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