Resources

(Some of) Our Favorite Books

The Joy of Less by Francine Jay

This is my #1 book recommendation for anyone who struggles with clutter, or anyone who wants to live a more minimalist lifestyle. It's a fun read full of realistic tips and tricks for letting go of attachments and living a little lighter on the Earth.

 

Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne, M.Ed. with Lisa Ross

This is a must-read for parents.

 

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen

If you feel overwhelmed with your schedule or like you're constantly running in circles but not getting anything done, this book is for you!

 

Gainesville, Florida Non-Profit Thrift & Community Stores

Donate your unwanted items to one of our favorite local, non-profit thrift stores!

Haven Hospice Attic Resale Store

Upscale Thrift Shop benefiting the Children's Home Society

Alachua County Thrift, Gift & Pet Supply benefiting the Humane Society

The Heart of Gainesville Thrift Store

GRACE Marketplace
The Repurpose Project
Friends of the Library
The Arc of Alachua County

 

 

How to Stop Receiving Junk Mail

Do you struggle with paper clutter? Stopping the inflow is an important step!

 

Here are the two main ways to stop receiving junk mail:

1. - call 1-888-5-OPT-OUT (1-888-567-8688) or visit www.optoutprescreen.com. If you call, follow the prompts to select removal for five years or permanently. If you select permanently, they will mail you a form that you must send back in order for the permanent removal to be effective.

Otherwise, you'll be opted out for five years.

 

2. - Visit https://dmachoice.thedma.org/register.php. You have to create an account, though there is also the option to register for the opt-out service via snail mail. There is a $2 charge to register online ($3 if done via mail) but it's totally worth it in my experience considering the amount of time and aggravation it has saved me.

 

Opting out of receiving unwanted mail not only saves you time, but it's also beneficial for the environment! More than 100 million trees are needed to produce the nearly 4.5 million tons (yes, TONS) of junk mail that's mailed every year in this country. (Source: "It's All Too Much" by Peter Walsh of TLC's Clean Sweep)

 

 

Local Business Partners

Angela loves to connect people to the services they need and prides herself on being resourceful to the Gainesville, Florida community. Here are a few of her favorite locally-owned small businesses!

Is the landscape around your property overgrown? Do you long to have your weekends back instead of mowing? Sun Power Lawn Care can help tame nature around your property. Spend more time with friends, family, and do the things you love.

Sun Power Lawn Care does everything with a little twist though: they use electric mowers, weed eaters, blowers, and offset their vehicle emissions by supporting We Are Neutral. The added benefit of reducing impact on the environment is that their equipment is a lot more quiet than gas. If you have sensitive ears, work from home, or have a newborn that needs sleep, this is the service for you. 

Give them a call at 352-507-5296 or visit their website for a free quote today!

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Adrienne is simply the best. I hired her for my professional headshots and was impressed with her attention to detail and ability to offer me compassionate support and encouragement during the entire shoot. She is bubbly, fun, and still a total pro. As a bonus, her business, like mine, is carbon neutral through locally based non-profit We Are Neutral.

Visit her website today to learn more about family portraits, empowering Bombshell photography sessions, and wedding photography.

352-888-4834

Call today for your free phone consultation!

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