Filing System 101


When I decided to revamp our home office, organizing our paper clutter was a project I wanted to get done ASAP. Whenever I needed to locate an important health care document or paperwork for my car, it took a while to find. That's because we had three places that it could be. I had a binder of miscellaneous paperwork, while Bryan had not … [Read more...]

Minted Giveaway Winner & Dental Work


Before I go into a huge rant about my night last night, congratulations to the giveaway winner... a Rafflecopter giveaway Danielle! Please send me an email - nicoleraudonis (at) gmail (dot) com - with your contact information so I can forward it over to Minted for your prize.  I was planning to post about my new … [Read more...]

Clean Up Your Inbox


As a blogger, most of my contact back and forth with brands is done through email. In all actuality, probably 90% of the emails I send and receive have to do with the blog. That being said, it's very easy for me to have a completely disastrous inbox. For many years my inbox was a mess, but I've since developed an organized system that works … [Read more...]

How to Organize Receipts


When I decide what area of my home I want to organize next, I take a look at what always leaves clutter. Right now, it's receipts, my purse, hats/scarves and lunch boxes. I hope to tackle the last few items in the very near future, but today I'm talking about how to organize receipts! I honestly hate paper receipts. Most stores at this … [Read more...]

Dijon Shallot Sirloin

Super Easy Dijon Shallot Sirloin at

My local Whole Foods store sponsored this post. As always all opinions are my own.  For more information see my disclosures here. You probably read the title of this post and thought, "I don't understand. Isn't Nicole a vegetarian?" Yes, that's true. I don't eat meat myself, but I have a husband who would eat bacon every day if I made it. … [Read more...]

Wednesday Round Up


Hello there. Did you enter my giveaway yet? If not, why?! You could win a gift card to to purchase your holiday cards or whatever else you'd like! If you're interested, enter here. Happy Wednesday everyone! It's halfway to the weekend! You know what that means... it's time for Wednesday Round Up. A series on my blog where I round up my … [Read more...]

Raise Brain Tumor Awareness with Johnsonville


This is a sponsored post on behalf of Global Influence Network for Johnsonville. I was compensated for this post, but all opinions are my own.  For more information see my disclosures here. The National Brain Tumor Society's (NBTS) Race for Hope is only a couple weeks away and I'm reminded daily of why I choose to support this … [Read more...]