Welcome, precious Golden Window! It’s GO TIME!!

Aug 8, 2023 | Ryan's Blog

I’ll be brief today as I peek my head out from between trips…August is another busy travel month! I had a wonderfully industrious visit with my Raleigh family (decluttered my 88 year old mother’s closet with her!!) and then I attended a conference in Dallas with my husband as his +1. 

And a super fun surprise: we got to have an elegant dinner in the fancy restaurant inside that sparkly ball (AKA the Reunion Tower). It afforded us a beautiful vista of downtown Dallas!

Here’s some really exciting news: I’m on the cusp of glorious GOLDEN WINDOW (and I’m positively SALIVATING!)!! This coming weekend we ferry our youngest child to college and then we start this adventure called empty nesting!! I anticipate some tears at the time (mine, not Dillon’s!) but then, it’s so on!

What’s “so on” you may ask?

Taking back my house!! With fewer (always hungry) giant man-children here, I’ve got my sights set on: the laundry room (the excessive stinky piles!), the fridge and pantry (bye bye cereal temptations!), the front hall (so many shoes!!). And then I’m going after the storage room that is directly connected to the upstairs bedroom which will no longer be occupied by a 6′ 2″ boy-man. 

How excited am I??? CRAZY EXCITED.

Next Monday the first step will be: take a million pictures. I want to document my “starting line August 2023” so I can appreciate the progress. And progress I shall make. 

It will be slower than I want, but I will keep at it. My goal is to know what I have and where it is. That’s not too tall of an order, is it??

Do you have a Golden Window coming up? Let us know!

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The Goods:

Join us every Thursday at 12p CST for a 45-minute free Digital decluttering workshop! Get all your new Fall calendars loaded into your digital world BEFORE it gets away from you. Set and adjust alarms to support your new fall cadence. Work on finding those overdue tasks lurking in your emails…with a supportive group. GOLD!

Save the Dates:

Fall Binderpaloozas* are coming back…8/31, 9/28, 11/2 $65 each. Or check out the Bundle-palooza price: buy 2 get one free! Message me for deets. (Offer expires on 8/30)

What is a Binderpalooza? A workshop to get your papers out of those files, piles, and boxes and into reliable, organized, portable binders*!! (*affiliate link) Life-changing.

On Deck this month:

With August in full swing, we all know that the Fall chaos is looming, but it’s manageable when you have support! A group that knows what you’re up against and is right there in the thick of it with you! Consider joining the FOCUS Membership and get a free Binderpalooza! 

Ryan 🙂


My name is Ryan…

I love teaching people how to let go of the crazy and live a less stressful life. My book The CALM Method: A Guide to Ditch Last-Minute Living is full of guidance and tips for you, but the real magic is in our community. The Find FOCUS Membership is a great place to get more done alongside your peeps!!!

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