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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Cleaning, Kitchen

How to clean a garbage disposal

July 17, 2017

Have you ever walked into your house after a long today only to be hit with an unidentifiable smell that makes you want to gag?  We had this happen to us. I drive most of the time when my husband and I go out. Therefore, I have the keys and enter our domicile first.  With my hands full and a little puppy half greeting us/half trying to escape out the front door, I am blasted…

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Decorate, Patio

Our Patio Tour

July 12, 2017

We are celebrating the second summer in our home.  We have set up the patio furniture for a relaxing weekend.  We are going to be relaxing, sipping cocktails, and grilling. The sofa and cushions are from Ikea.  We purchased this piece a few years ago for our high-rise apartment.  We have been enjoying it for the last few years.  Our apartment had a small patio space that was long enough for this sectional, but still…

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Decorate, Home Office

My home office reveal

July 10, 2017

Today I am revealing my recently renovated home office. MY OFFICE We have been living in our town home since February 2016.  We have managed to finish 1 room to-date: my office.  Our projects have been riddled with indecision, items that went on back order, items I loved that were discontinued, and the fact that we only have nights and weekends to put into the remodel.  Throw in a year’s worth of excuses and that…

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Decorate, Home Office

my home office design plan

July 5, 2017

Last November our contractor started working on our sun room to help me turn it into a fabulous home office.  The sun room is a long, narrow space. It was dark, despite the number of windows, due to dark brown paint on the walls. Before the Changes Started Before the contractor started working his magic, the room looked like this: And like this, from another angle: The walls are a flat brown, all the trim…

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Allow me to reintroduce myself

July 3, 2017

I have decided to refresh the blog. (You can read more about it here) With that, I would like to reintroduce myself.  My name is Tiffany.  I am a native Floridian who has been transplanted into lovely, Atlanta, GA.  The husband and I moved to Atlanta exactly one month after we said I do.  We put all of our stuff in a moving truck and moved the day before Christmas Eve in 2013 so my…

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Welcome to the The Organized Wife

July 1, 2017

I started The Organized Wife on March 12, 2014.  It has been a wonderful 3 year journey.  I am so happy that I have had this experience. However, it is time to do a bit of cleaning and start over! WELCOME TO THE NEW AND IMPROVED BLOG! Today I decided to take the plunge and enter the blogging pool the way I wish I could have 3 years ago.  I am incredibly excited about what…

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