Now that the holidays are behind us, let’s talk about your holiday decor! While I’m personally not a big fan of decorating for the holidays, a lot of my clients are and I’ve done my share of organizing ornaments, spray foamed trees, wreaths, wrapping paper & bows, angels, garland, and lights. Don’t even get me [...]
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I recently got a facebook message from my cousin asking if I’d mailed a check for something I had purchased from her shop when we were visiting out of town. I said, of course I had mailed it! I mean, I’m organized. I remember writing the check and setting it in the ‘to be mailed’ [...]
It’s that time of year again…kids consignment sales are popping up all around my neck of the woods. I love these sales because it means that I can get clothes, books & toys for my daughter at a fraction of the retail prices in usually nearly new condition. And it means my clients can clear [...]
A few months ago, I got really irritated with my husband. He put something in the microwave to heat up and then just, well, stood there. Waiting for it. I just wanted to say, ‘you know, it’s not going anywhere and while you are waiting, why not fill the dog dish?’. Ok, I did say [...]
“There are A LOT of good reasons to get and stay organized. Organization can reduce stress, reduce (or eliminate) time spent on mundane tasks … and even reduce the likelihood you will experience legal problems. No missed tax or business filings, no late payment of bills … you get the idea. Having ready access to [...]
My 9 year old daughter has a unique fashion sense. Always has. She’s also quite opinionated and, dare I say, obstinate? This has been going on since pretty much forever and we often butt heads over things. There’s some stuff I’m quite strict on: manners, food and kindness. But others, not so much. One of [...]
So after doing all of that sorting and purging and categorizing with Kelly over at her home school at Faithful Provisions headquarters, it’s time to talk about how we set it all back up. If you recall in Part 1 of this series, we pulled everything out of the space, grouped like with like as [...]
Hanging out at the Rubbermaid Booth at the NAPO Conference 2010 giving tips on organizing with kids using Rubbermaid bins.
I’ve had my Brother P-Touch 1280 label maker for a long time, and it’s been great. So Brother asks me if I’d like to give the 1290 a go. Hmmm, let me think . . . yeah! You know I love my label maker (see my earlier post about why and what to look for [...]
A couple of weeks ago, my computer became possessed by the letter “h”. It started out occasionally typing an “h” randomly while I was working and then began doing it more frequently. It got to the point where I couldn’t backspace fast enough, log into anything that required a password, and it changed the name [...]