Make Room for Christmas

Guess what’s coming soon… MORE STUFF – especially for your kids! More games, toys, trinkets, and clothes. Where are you going to put it all?!?! Don’t wait until the presents are opened to deal with them. Instead, make room for Christmas NOW! Every year leading up to Christmas (and before my son’s birthday) we make […]

Organizing Your Home for Family Fun

Do you remember playing a non-electronic game with your family and loving it?  I do!  I have fond memories of sitting around the kitchen table laughing during a game of UNO© (it was only funny when someone else was on the receiving end of a draw-four).  I always loved counting out Monopoly© money to purchase […]

Destination: Organized

    Can you imagine traveling across the country – without a map (or GPS)? It’s certainly possible to make this trek, BUT… Would you make it to your destination? What path would you take? How would you know if you were headed in the right direction? How efficient would your route be? What great […]

Small Tips That Make a Big Difference

  If you’re like most people, your kitchen could always use a little organizational help.  For that reason I’m offering up some small tips that make a BIG difference!  I implemented each one of these in my kitchen, so I can tell you from personal experience – they help! Lazy Susan:  Tired of your small […]

Did We Pay the Electric Bill?

Is there a pile of mail on your countertop or kitchen table? Chances are a few bills are mixed in that pile… unopened and forgotten. Perhaps you’ve even paid a bill late before because you either couldn’t find it or didn’t remember it was due. Sound familiar? If it does, first – don’t worry, you’re […]

Time Busters – Busted!

There are SO many things vying for our attention and spreading us thin. Many are obvious (like an overflowing sink full of dirty dishes or the demands of a crying baby); others not so much. The subtle distractions are the ones you need to be cautious of… the things that steal minutes from our day […]

The Someday Challenge for July

The other day I saw this post by Troy and Taryn over at Intentionally Refined and got to thinking about trying something similar but with a different twist.  I have this list, some of it is written down, some of it is mental, of all the projects I would like to someday tackle.  Whenever I […]

Meals on the Go

Part of being organized is making the best use of your time.  And when you don’t have much time to work with you really need to plan ahead and get a bit creative.  Today’s example of this is meals on the go. With school and extracurricular activities soon approaching, no matter where you may need […]

My Favorite iPhone Apps

When I counted today I had about 80 apps and games installed on my iPhone.  A big chunk of those are games my kids downloaded and play while we are waiting or on long car rides.  I have no clue how to play Dino Rush nor do I have any desire to learn how.  Of […]