Kristin Mastromarino

The slower economy has forced everyone to make different choices. Most of you should have filed your taxes by now, and for some that can be a harsh reality check. I have witnessed my clients at all economic levels having a greater awareness of what they are spending and scaling back. Never has there been […]

Organizing and collecting recipes can be a full time job for those who love to cook.  When you have a love for food and a desire to constantly try new dishes, the piles of cookbooks, cut out recipes, boxes, binders and folders can get so overwhelming that finding a recipe becomes a chore. I find

Summer means drinking long, tall strawberry daiquiris by the pool, hanging out with close friends into long hours of the day, and barbecuing with herbs and sauces. I find myself going over my recipes again and again, wondering what I should cook next. Will it be barbecue pork ribs, beans, fresh fruit salads, burgers, chicken

The slower economy has forced everyone to make different choices.  During the summer cutting costs may be even tougher because of extra expenses on vacations and entertainment for the children.  I have witnessed my clients at all economic levels having a greater awareness of what they are spending and scaling back.  Never has there been

As part of my series “The Imperfect Perfectionist,” I am redefining perfection by making room for the imperfections that go hand in hand with being a parent. I am uncovering the secrets to doing less, rather than doing more, so we can find balance and peace. This week I am reaching out to partner Kristin

Wendy, I can guess that many parents are having the same heart palpitations thinking about the day their kids step off the bus for the last time until September. The fact that you are getting yourself mentally and physically prepared ahead of time is invaluable and very smart! Start with a calendar. Make sure all

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My basement is a bombing zone. Now that the attic is cleaned, this week let’s work on our basements. Last week Kristin said the basement consisted of our past. This requires skill to dig our way out from under. The strategy behind my basement is to cut the room into sections and begin cleaning out

  Monday I shared some feelings of inadequacy I am having about being a woman with ADD, a woman who as organized and together as she appears to be, cannot get her act together. I announced that every Monday I would write about my organization frustrations and every Tuesday I would bring in Kristin, a