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Last Minute Fiesta

By whitney | May 5, 2014

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Forget did we? Don’t fear, all in a row is here!
Check out these quick ideas to throw together a fun celebration:
Whip up some Margaritas
Easy Guac
Taco Piñata
Throw on a Dress and get Celebrating!!

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Holiday Meal Planning

By whitney | November 19, 2013

Planning a large Thanksgiving meal for any number of guests can be a stressful task. Follow the steps below to keep you calm and organized!

Find out how many people coming are and if there are any food allergies or special requests. Some people are adamant about having their favorites!
Make a list of what you [...]