Menu Planning Ideas For Busy Women

I love to cook, but one of the areas I struggle with is getting organized in the kitchen.  I have a vast collection of cookbooks, and I love to try new recipes.  That said, when it’s dinner time, you will often find me standing in the kitchen wondering what I’m going to make for dinner. […]

Green Organizing Tips to Clear Clutter Away Permanently

Looking for green organizing tips? Every year, I make a promise to myself that I will be more organized.  I will deal with the clutter in my closets and the piles of paperwork that take up almost every flat surface in my office.  Then, I will schedule my appointments so that I spend less time […]

6 Ways a Life Coach Will Improve Your Focus

Do you need to improve your focus? I’m one of those people that has lots of plans, and I am working on about 20 of them at the same time. Multi-tasking is my middle name. Despite my tendency to do a lot of things at once, I have been noticing that my focus is not […]

How To Organize Recipes To Calm Kitchen Chaos

Do you know how to organize recipes? You’ve probably guessed by now that I love to cook.  I have shelves full of cookbooks and piles of recipe magazines.  I have loose recipes I’ve torn out of magazines and scribbled on scraps of paper. I have recipes I’ve printed out online that I want to try […]

How to Organize Books in 6 Easy Steps

In my perfect home, I would have a huge library with floor to ceiling bookcases that covered every wall.  Sadly, I don’t live in my ideal home.  I live in a small 1865 farmhouse that doesn’t have a lot of room. Since I love books, you’ll find them scattered throughout the house.  That would be […]

How to Add Color Without Clutter in 5 Steps

Can you add color without clutter? According to the LA Times, there are 300,000 items in the average American home. Does that statistic shock you? Before I began decluttering, it would have surprised me but not now. For the past year, my husband and I have been working on reducing the clutter and busyness in […]

The Best Ways to Declutter Halloween Costumes Quickly

If you’ve been reading for a while, you’ve probably noticed that we are downsizing and getting rid of things we no longer need. Since it’s almost Halloween time, I’ve been looking into the best ways to declutter Halloween costumes quickly. Yes, I could sell them on eBay but who has time for all that photographing, […]

Tips for Using a Life Planner

Lately, I feel like I’m less organized than I’d like to be. Maybe it’s because both kids graduate this year. Maybe it’s because I’m getting busier with my blogs. Maybe I’m just not quite as organized as I used to be. Either way, I’ve started using an Erin Condren Life Planner to stay on top […]

Ways to Organize your Home | Document Organization

I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Brother and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own. Enter the giveaway to win your own Brother P-Touch. I love working at home. It’s the best of both worlds. It lets me support my family but still be relatively available for […]

Simple Scrapbooking Ideas | Organizing Photos

My kids are 17 and 21. I know. It’s hard for me to believe too. Yesterday I was searching for a photo from Halloween when they were little. I couldn’t find it. Right now, all of my photos are in a photo box. I’d like to say that they’re organized nicely but they aren’t. They’re […]