How-to's

Finding time for exercise

We all know that exercise is vital for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Despite this, I still find myself struggling to clock the time. This is me in a red-faced selfie after exercising this weekend (don’t mind the finger in front of the lens): MY COMMON EXCUSES I am great a making excuses.  Some of these might sound familiar…because you are…

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Fabulists

Fabulist Friday Week 1 – My Top 4 Fabulous Items of the Week

Shortly after I announced that I was starting my blog over, a friend of mine asked me if I was going to bring back Fabulist Friday’s.  Initially, I said no.  It is a lot of work to get posts out every Monday and Wednesday.  There is a lot of planning, writing, photo editing, etc that goes into pulling together a…

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How-to's

How to care for nail polish

I love having nice looking feet.  I am a big fan of pedicures.  They are a girl’s day go-to.  They are relaxing.  They are also a little pricey.  A simple pedicures near me start at $35.  That is a little steep for every two weeks.  I would rather put that money toward my awesome highlights, as demonstrated from the image…

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How-to's

DIY Banana and Honey Hair Mask

I have blonde highlights that I pay a really nice lady to put in my hair.  I see her every 5 weeks so no one can see the amount of gray hair that I have.  I do this to trick people into thinking I might not be as old as I actually am.  The downside of this little beauty trick…

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How-to's

How to make perfect iced coffee

Today I am sharing the story of coffee in my family and how to make perfect iced coffee.  The photo below was taken during a little photo shoot of my balcony when we lived in Midtown Atlanta.  I was trying to get a good shot of the table that I later returned.  I have returners remorse (is that a thing?)…

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Home Office, Organization

How to organize mail clutter

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…

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Get Cleaning Giveaway Starts Today!

The Organized Wife Get Cleaning Giveaway starts today!  How exciting!I am giving away to one lucky reader a Mrs. Meyer’s Lemon Verbena cleaning bundle (pictured above). The cleaning bundle includes dish soap, multi-surface everyday cleaner, and hand soap in my favorite Mrs. Meyer’s scent: Lemon Verbena.  Also included is a lovely set of Scotch-Brite non-scratch greener clean sponges.  With this…

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Organization

A new way to think about your wallet

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…

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