Archive October 2013

Eat, Drink and Be Scary

By whitney | October 31, 2013

Halloween Leftovers

By whitney | October 28, 2013

Once Halloween has come and gone, we are often left with a surplus of stuff. Although we may want to keep our costume for another year or snack on the candy until Thanksgiving, there are many options for the items we are ready to pass on.
Pumpkins

Pumpkins can be composted or broken into chunks and spread [...]

Inspiring Women: Kelly Killian

By catherine | October 24, 2013

Have you ever had one of those moments when you randomly pop into a place you’ve never been before just because you have a few extra minutes? And, as an unexpected result, – have you discovered the perfect dress, found a new favorite haunt, or made a new friend? A few months ago, I had [...]

Clean Out Your Files

By whitney | October 22, 2013

Happy Clean Out Your Files Month! We just celebrated Love Your Files week in September with fun file options but now it’s time to whip them shape!
Listen up: 80% of the papers we file are never used again. There is no need to keep anything that has become useless, it only makes it harder to [...]

Recipe Book: How To

By catherine | October 17, 2013

Happy National Kitchen Month! In honor of this lovely little holiday, I wanted to talk about recipes and what the heck to do with all those wonderful ones you have hand written on the back of a napkin, torn out of magazines, printed off a blog, or have received as hand-me-downs from cooks who have [...]

Peak Into an Organizers Fridge

By whitney | October 15, 2013

Catherine has graciously allowed us to sneak a peek into her refrigerator and freezer and share some of her secrets for food organizing success.

As you can see, Catherine groups items by similarity and then assigns their home by frequency of use. She likes to keep the shelves open for the food she has cooked herself, [...]

Product Love: Charles Viancin Lilly Pad Lid

By catherine | October 10, 2013

Every once in a while, i stumble across a product so surprisingly original that I’m left in equal parts awe and envy; in awe at the clever and thoughtful design and envious that i didn’t think of it myself. Such was the case when i recently crossed paths with a Charles Viancin Lilly Pad Lid [...]

Pretty Organizing

By whitney | October 8, 2013

As fun as it to play with, makeup can be a PAIN to organize. Like with most of our things, if we can’t see it, we tend to forget about it. Makeup often falls victim to this by being stuffed in boxes or bags. We are here to help!
Check out these options to organize and [...]

Get a Jump Start On Your Holiday Card

By catherine | October 3, 2013

Are you making your list and checking it twice?
It’s only the first week of October, but the holidays are fast approaching. Can you envision a holiday season free of stress and all those last minute “to-dos?” Imagine actually being able to take time with your loved ones and soak in the holiday spirit without a [...]

October Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | October 1, 2013

Happy October!

1. Clear out. Look through your bathroom cabinets for unused samples and either toss or group them together and re purpose as a “guest bath kit.”
2. Decorate. Before putting out any fall or Halloween decor make sure to dust and wipe down surfaces.
3. Eat. Plan a time to make at least 1 [...]