Archive December 2013

Making Resolutions that Stick

By whitney | December 24, 2013

A new year, a new me! We can all go a little overboard on New Year’s Resolutions deciding it will be the time to change EVERYTHING. As most of us have come to find out, this doesn’t really work. Follow the steps below to choose one, realistic goal, and you might actually taste success!
1. Determine [...]

Generous Giving

By whitney | December 17, 2013

We often struggle with what to give our loved ones for Christmas. We all already have so many things and we don’t want to feel like we are just adding to others pile of possessions. The solution? Giving to a charity that is close their hearts. Oprah Magazine had an awesome article on charities to [...]

10 Ways to Have a Calm Christmas

By catherine | December 12, 2013

Calm Christmas. Now, I know it might sound like an oxymoron, but from an organizing perspective, there are several strategies, when applied, that can take you from chaos to calm and maybe even help you enjoy the holiday season.
While doing a little Christmas reading, I came across a lovely quote. It is from Caroline Kennedy. [...]

December Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | December 10, 2013

Happy December!
1. Stress Less. Make this holiday season easy breezy by eliminating errands and to-dos that aren’t important. Ask yourself “What will happen if I don’t do this?” Most likely, not much.
2. Prepare. Begin cleaning and tidying rooms one by one over a few days. Its breaks it up and ensures you get it all [...]