Archive March 2014

Product Love: Organizing From the Inside Out

By whitney | March 27, 2014

Organizing From the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern is a game changer. In it, she explains the basic steps to take  for you to tackle all of your organizing undertakings, no matter how big or small. She also  provides room-specific plans of action for organizing your entire house.
But what really sets this book apart from [...]

Which Habit of Yours Leads to Clutter?

By whitney | March 25, 2014

Clutter overwhelms and exhausts us. Sometimes, the battle against clutter feels interminable and unwinnable. If, however, we can identify the causes of clutter, we can take steps to beat it!
Top three habits that lead to clutter:
1. Coming in the door and dropping things in random places.
Prime example: the mail.
On Monday we throw the mail [...]

Release

By whitney | March 20, 2014

Spring brings with it a sense of renewal, and thus our motivation for spring cleaning. We are inspired to take out the old and freshen up our homes. Spring is also a good time to let go of emotions and practices that are holding us down and no longer serve us.
When we harbor past hurt [...]

Spring Has Sprung

By whitney | March 18, 2014

It’s that time of year again: SPRING CLEANING! Although these words may bring a sense of dread, the benefits make it completely worth while. For inspiration, motivation and tips on getting started check out the following:
Closet Spring Cleaning Week
How-To: Store Winter Items
Keep Your one Healthy
How-To: Mentally Prepare for Your Spring Cleaning Project

Happy St. Patricks Day!

By whitney | March 17, 2014

Inspiring Women: Alyssa Reeves

By catherine | March 13, 2014

Today, it is my great pleasure to introduce you to Alyssa Reeves, owner of Paradise Design Co. Alyssa and I first met 10 years ago(can it be that long!) when she was designing brilliant invitations for black tie fundraisers at the Dallas Museum of Art. Each year we had different themes for the same event, [...]

Win the Battle Against Procrastination

By whitney | March 11, 2014

We’ve all been there: procrastination station. It’s when a certain task really needs to get done, but we decide that it’s time to do EVERYTHING but that task. The worst part of it all is the longer we procrastinate, the guiltier we feel. Don’t let procrastination bring you down. It’s time to learn how to [...]

Spruce Up Your Home Office

By whitney | March 6, 2014

This week is National Organize Your Home Office week. How have you been celebrating?? If you’re in need of a little inspiration, these few quick tips should help to get you in gear:

Place your desk in the area of the room with the best natural light. This sets you up for happier atmosphere and [...]

March Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | March 4, 2014

Happy March!

1. Spring forward. Change your clocks one hour forward on Sunday, March 9th.
2. Assess. Look through your winter clothing and evaluate what you have really wore this season. Pull items to be mended, consigned or donated.
3. Clean out. Go through your office or home office and cull down supplies, files and anything excess that [...]