Organization Porn to Soothe Your Inner Neat Freak

June 3, 2018

Last month the husband and I finished our second One Room Challenge. We renovated our guest room over the period of six weeks. (You can read the final reveal here.) During the course of this project, the rest of our house got a little neglected. Our guest room looks amazing, but we are burned out.  It has been about a month since the project ended and we still have a couple of rooms in our…

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Organization, Thanksgiving

Countdown to Thanksgiving | 4 Days Remaining

November 19, 2017

We are getting into the Thanksgiving spirit at our house.  This is really easy to do with leaves changing on the trees in our neighborhood and with the temperatures dropping to the 40’s and the 50’s. We have planned our menu.  We cleaned out the refrigerator yesterday afternoon to make room for all the extra dishware.  We have also moved the turkey from the freezer to the refrigerator to start thawing.  The husband and I…

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Get Ready for the Holiday | Free Thanksgiving Planning Checklist Printable

November 6, 2017

Thanksgiving – with the turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy – is quickly approaching.  The husband and I will be celebrating Thanksgiving at our house this year.  We are incredibly excited about baking the first turkey since we got married.  We typically travel to Florida to visit family.  However, we have decided to stay in Georgia and celebrate in our beautiful new home. There is always so much to do at this time of the year. …

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Home Office, Organization

How to organize mail clutter

August 7, 2017

Incoming mail is a hot topic in my house right now.  We don’t know what to do with it let alone know how to organize mail clutter.  Too often it ends up on the kitchen counter only to get wet from washing dishes or splatter from cooking.  Then the paper dries to the counter top leaving a mess. The other common drop spot for mail in our house is the kitchen table.  It feels like…

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A new way to think about your wallet

July 31, 2017

When I think of a wallet, I think of what my mom carried when I was a kid.  It was clunky, never closed properly, and had a large bulge on one side from the change that wasn’t a the bottom of my mom’s purse.  It held some really old pictures of me and my siblings in a plastic binder that looked like it was melted against each photo.  It also held the family checkbook. It…

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Life, Organization

Reduce the chaos in your life by creating a daily routine

July 24, 2017

Successful people follow a daily routine. Routines are great from an organizational perspective, time management, and stress management. Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? My daily routine keeps my stress level down, my home clean, and my body fed.  Today I am sharing my day to day routine in order to provide inspiration for you to create your own routine. Why is a routine important? A routine creates a schedule for the day and allows you to…

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At Work, Organization

5 Tips for Getting (and Staying) Organized at Work

July 19, 2017

I have worked in corporate America since 2003.  I have worked in accounting or finance in some form or fashion every job since.  For nearly 15 years I have been working in a fast-paced environment.  This is the view from my desk. 5 Tips for Getting (and Staying) Organized at Work These are the top things I do in order to keep up with the ever moving business environment. Use OneNote or a notebook to keep…

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