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May Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | May 1, 2014

1. Refresh. Now that Spring is here to stay, open all the windows and air out the house. Also, check to see if any if your screens need replacing.
2. Celebrate. May 3rd is the Kentucky Derby, master the mint julep!
3. Clear. When school is out, have your children help you go through their homework stations, [...]

Organized Gardening

By whitney | April 24, 2014

Repurpose on old dresser or decorative shelving.

Use a peg board to get items organized and in sight for quick access.

An old mail box is great place to tuck the most used supplies in a convenient and discrete way.

Keep your tools in a pot filled with sand and a pinch of mineral oil or linseed; the [...]

Inspiring Women: Lindsay Leggett

By catherine | April 16, 2014

Lindsay Leggett is special. This was the first thought that popped into my head when we initially met. Over the years, as our friendship grows, I continue to add wonderful adjectives to my long list of things I know and love about her-kind soul, caring friend, crazy talented designer, lover of animals, creator of gorgeous [...]

How-To: Organize Your Taxes in a Pinch

By whitney | April 3, 2014

Ugh, the dreaded tax season is approaching. Obviously, doing your taxes is not a fun task, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Just set aside an hour; grab your favorite beverage, and get it knocked out!
Begin by gathering the necessary documents, which, depending on how you file, could be located in various places. Daily Finance [...]

April Home Organizing To-Do List

By catherine | April 1, 2014

Happy April!
1. Laugh. April is Stress Awareness Month which means you need to schedule some time for fun:) Kick it off with an April Fools prank!
2. Plant. Do some research at the nursery and spruce up your yard with spring flowers. Stay tuned later this month for tips on organizing gardening supplies.
3. Sort. Pull out [...]

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

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 [...]

Time at Home… How Will You Spend It?

By whitney | February 24, 2014

Finishing up our series for Time Management month, we found an awesome article on Get Organized Wizard to delve into your domestic time management. These tips will help you manage your time better by delegation and simplification. See the five easy steps below:
Step 1: List Your Tasks

Write down your usual domestic to-do’s. This may include [...]