4 creative jewelry organizers

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I love accessories.   Scarves, belts, shoes and especially jewelry.    My everyday look is earrings, studs or hoops, and a bracelet or two. I love stacking bracelets. On dressier occasions, I ditch the dangly earrings for studs and wear a statement necklace.   Statement necklaces make me feel so sophisticated. But where is a jewelry … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why You Should Menu Plan

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Hi friends!  It's the 4th Monday of the month and that means that our Contributor, Laura from Inspiration for Moms, will be sharing with us today. Today she is sharing 3 Reasons Why You Should Menu Plan. Hi Everyone! Mrs. Hines asked me if I would chat with you today about my meal planning technique. Of course, I had to say yes … [Read more...]

a filing system that works


A filing system isn't a system if  you never file anything.  {click here to tweet it! }   I've let papers accumulate in my "to-file" basket for months, or longer.  It's the one remnant of the "before" state of my command center, and I'm determined to tackle it once and for all. Here's my … [Read more...]

Grocery Shopping Made Easy


  I'm not really sure why I put off grocery shopping.   But, I do.   You know the routine...make a mental list of  what food is left in the house,  realize that you can get through one more day if you use a little less milk in your cereal at breakfast, have half a pb&j on that heel of bread  that you're now so grateful you … [Read more...]

control paper clutter at home in 3 easy steps


Jerry the mailman came at the same time every day. As soon as my siblings and I heard the stop and start of the mail jeep, we'd run outside to greet him, four voices talking at once, eager to share the latest news.  We grabbed the mail out of the mailbox as soon as Jerry drove away. Excited, we would start looking through the stack of mail to … [Read more...]

DIY Personal Planner with Free Printables

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  Last night I listened to Susan's podcast: "How to Beat Procrastination and Become a Finisher" Perfect timing for my 31 Days to Finished series, right? A couple of points really resonated with me: ~Finish one project before moving on to the next one. ~Dig deep to find out why you procrastinate, and then address those … [Read more...]

140 brilliant organizing solutions

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  I mentioned the other day that my calendar year is August to August.  And so, with the start of a new school year, I have this overwhelming urge to feather my nest, and get everything in order.  Back to School is to me what the New Year is to most: a time to get organized. My home is pretty organized, but I still have some work to … [Read more...]

what’s on my vanity?

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For years, I've wanted my very own, real live vanity tray.  Like the one I bought Mrs. Hardy, my first grade teacher, for Christmas. So, I've waited and waited to find the perfect tray.  Then, one day recently, as I was taking down a picture that I no longer wanted, it dawned on me that I could repurpose it as a vanity tray. I quickly filled … [Read more...]

home organization with Restorganize- a Giveaway!

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In the five years we've lived in this house, the garage has never been organized. For the first year we lived here, we couldn't park either of our vehicles in it. It was easy to forget about as I went about my day inside. But, every time I walked into the garage, I felt put upon. At was if the weight of this disorganized mess rested on my … [Read more...]

DIY weekly planner with free printables

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My mind has been cluttered with reminders, questions, doubts and to-do lists.  One sure-fire way to clear your mind is to write it all down, in no particular order, just write it down.  Clearing your mind is the first step to successful time management. Once you've done that you can break the list down into tasks on your calendar.  Currently, I … [Read more...]