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Working with Time

By whitney | February 17, 2014

Having a handle on time management at work is crucial. It keeps you productive, moving forward, and able to have a life outside of the office (see Social Schedule post). Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your working hours:

1. Each day, acknowledge and schedule out your top [...]

Social Schedule

By whitney | February 11, 2014

This being National Time Management Month, we are going to a three part series on managing the dominant spheres of our lives: social, professional, and domestic.
First up, social time management! Although it may seem odd to “schedule” social time, most of us have busy lives, and this is normally the part that is the hardest [...]

February Home Organizng To-Do List

By whitney | February 4, 2014

Happy February!
1. Manage- In honor of Time Management month, write down the top 3 priorities you would like to accomplish this month and schedule time in your calendar to tackle them.
2. Sweeten- Try a new chocolate recipe to celebrate love… and your love for chocolate!
3. Tidy- Take 10 minutes, 3 times a week,  to walk [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Utility

By whitney | January 28, 2014

An organized utility closet will be your best friend. Utility closets can store everything from cleaning supplies and vacuums, to light bulbs, batteries, and tool kits. Ideally, you should be able to find anything you might need at a moment’s glance.  Real Simple has an awesome article on some out-of-the-box organizing containers for improved accessibility. [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Linen

By whitney | January 21, 2014

The linen closet often falls into the same category as the junk drawer or entry closet – it’s a magnet for disorganization. We often can’t tell which sheets are what size or if we still have the pillow cases to match. Although folding the perfect fitted sheet will always be a mystery to me, below [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Entry Closet

By whitney | January 14, 2014

Oh, the entry closet, home to the most random items in our home. Don’t have a place for something, how about the entry closet? It’s time to reclaim this closet with purpose! Follow the quick tips below:

Before you take action, start by defining your goal for the closet and how you would like for it [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Master

By whitney | January 9, 2014

January is Clean Out your Closets Month! In honor if this awesome holiday, we are going to do a series on quick organizing tips for different closets. Although most of us do not have a master closet like the picture above, we can make are closet a haven of organization that sends us out into [...]

January Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | January 7, 2014

Happy January!
1. Set. January offers a fresh start to make changes and tackle your personal to-dos. Set a couple of goals and break down/schedule how and when you will achieve these goals.
2. Take Notice. Although it will still be cold for a while, make note of the winter clothes you are not wearing and never [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]