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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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]