An Unexpected + Exciting Annnouncement

A story about moving on, following your heart, and not being afraid to take a chance.

Introduction to the
Sugar Maple House

After 28 years in the house on Sutton Place, we took the plunge and moved. Welcome to the Sugar Maple house…let me show you around!

Downsizing + Moving Tips

As empty nesters, moving to a smaller home meant cleaning out, and editing our possessions. Included is information about hiring help, purging, and breathing through the emotions!

a big dilemma

How to Cope When Your
Family Doesn’t Want Your Stuff

Home downsizing is an emotional endeavor. It not only involves you, but it involves your family. In this post, I’m sharing 5 things to consider that will make the process easier!

OSP Readers Weigh In With
Their Own Stories + Advice

One Year Later

One year has passed since we made the decision to downsize and move out of our family home. I’m sharing thoughts on the decisions we made, what I would do differently, and what I love about our new home.


I’ve been there. I know how you feel.
I can help.