Spring Organizing Challenge

Spring Organizing Challenge

Happy spring!!  I love spring and the emerging green colors I see, the reclaimed time spent outdoors with my family and the longer daylight hours in the evening.  Truth be told, I also love that spring is a time when we tend to evaluate and take extra care of our belongings.  Home repairs are planned for, garden beds are spruced up and our off-season belongings get a fresh look see…

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Are you Overloaded with Kid's Artwork?

Are you Overloaded with Kid's Artwork?

If you have children of any age in your life I can only assume the answer is a big old Y-E-S!!!  With little ones at home, the artwork comes in daily!  Even if you have adult children, chances are you still have a backlog of their artwork tucked away somewhere.  Our little ones (& big ones too) are such prolific artists that it’s hard to keep up and honor all that they create.  So what is a parent to do?…

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5 Steps to your Best Year Yet!

5 Steps to your Best Year Yet!

Happy New Year!!!  I hope you had a wonderful holiday season with your family!  I was lucky to share some truly wonderful moments with my kids, my husband, and my extended family.  We shared lots of food, gifts and most especially lots of love and laughter.  As much as I enjoy some extra time off and all the celebrating, come January 2nd I always appreciate getting back to routines and setting into motion some goals for the year ahead…

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10 Organizing Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

10 Organizing Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

It’s the start of December which means that the holidays are in full swing in my home!  Trees are lit and decorated, stockings are hung, and Christmas music now fills the air.  We (adults) are doing our best to enjoy all that the holidays bring while trying to reduce the stress that comes along with it.  It’s a learned skill and is something I am always trying to improve on…

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3 Super Simple Tips to Get Organized for the Holidays

3 Super Simple Tips to Get Organized for the Holidays

Get Organized for the Holidays….really??!!  But it’s not even Halloween!!  I know I know….I hate rushing through the fall holidays just as much as the next person, so why even bring it up?  Well, this year wouldn’t it be great if you could save money, save time, create less waste, give back and most of all enjoy the holiday season with your loved ones??  Well, you’re in luck because I’ve come up with 3 Super Simple Tips to help you Get Organized for the Holidays starting today!  So here goes…

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What does it mean to be organized?

What does it mean to be organized?

Being organized can look (very) different in different homes. The way I see it, being organized means being able to find what you need when you need it. That’s it.  So what does that mean?  It means that all items in your home should have their own home that makes sense for how you live.  If you have to check five different locations to find your hammer, favorite t-shirt or magic markers, chances are your home needs some organizational tweaks…

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