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My Secret to an Uncluttered Wardrobe? Hire an Image Consultant

Posted on 22 June 2011

My Secret to an Uncluttered Wardrobe? Hire an Image Consultant My Secret to an Uncluttered Wardrobe? Hire an Image Consultant. What’s an image consultant? An Image consultant is “a person or company hired to assist someone in personal appearance or style” ( While it may seem like a splurge to have someone come to your […]

Buy Vitamin B Complex

Posted on 08 May 2011

If you need more energy, buy vitamin b complex To get all that you need to get done, you’re going to need energy. I’m always looking for natural ways to increase my energy levels without taking any medications, and my ideas are often silly (like suggesting to you that you wear sneakers around the house […]

Another Favorite Organizing Product and a GREAT Mother’s Day Gift Idea

Posted on 03 May 2011

One of my Favorite Organizing Products and a GREAT Mother’s Day Gift Idea If you’ve been a reader of JLO for a while, you know that I’m not a HUGE fan of lots and lots of organizing products. In fact, it’s rare that I actually recommend them, because I find more people buying lots of […]

Save Money by Following this Blog

Posted on 13 January 2011

In my quest to save money, I found this great blog while surfing the net and couldn’t resist sharing it with you. The site is “Kosher on a Budget” and it is just a haven of tips and techniques for how to save money while living a Kosher lifestyle. Mara, the writer of Kosher on […]

Liar, Liar.

Posted on 07 September 2010

It recently struck me how I learned very early on in life about the importance of keeping my word. My parents took it very seriously if I said I would do something and didn’t follow through. I was reminded of the importance when I first got married and my mother-in-law made a “prerequisite” for me […]

What a Jewish Wife/Mother learned from Eat, Pray, Love

Posted on 29 August 2010

Out of curiosity did I go to see Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia movie starring Julia Roberts. I wanted to see how the movie would show the struggle, travels, and eventual lessons learnt by Liz, the main character, in her efforts to find balance and meaning in […]

Utilizing “Trade School” Services to Save Money

Posted on 23 August 2010

This idea may be new to some of you and old to others of you and I thought I’d share anyhow! Whenever I am looking to enjoy a beauty treatment or something that I think there is a school or tradeschool for- I contact them to see if they offer the service for less. For […]

Okay, so I went to Nordstroms.

Posted on 17 August 2010

I recently went on a comfort shop. Yeah, yeah I know. Not a great idea. “But it was on sale at Nordstroms!” At the time, the guilty purchase made me feel wonderful. I was having a boring day, wasn’t on top of my game, and I remembered that my friend had told me about the […]

Do you suffer from “avoidance”?

Posted on 17 August 2010

Hi, I’m Rivka Slatkin and I’m an Avoider. Sounds like I’m at some sort of addiction meeting, doesn’t it? What’s an avoider? Believe it or not, there is a real mental health diagnosis as Avoidance Personality Disorder. I don’t know if I can claim an official title to the Diagnosis, but as my long time […]

Organizing Your Time and Money

Posted on 19 July 2010

Time and Money Basic Primer to All Things Money Ways to Make More Money (Specifically for the Eishes Chayil and can apply to men also) Thrifty ways to save money for your Jewish Family

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