Make A Meal List

We eat all of the time. Multiple times. Every day. But how many of us have a meal list to remind us what we like to eat and keep us out of a food rut? Five Reasons to Organize Your Meal Planning Without some systems around meals, you waste money, time, and food. How? It’s hard […]

Organized Entryway Checklist

What makes for an organized entryway? One that welcomes you home or sends you easily out into the world. Because some people have a formal foyer and others enter through their garage, where and how we come into the house and what our entryways can or should include varies. Whether you have an entry closet […]

Get Organized for the New Year with SMART Goals

So, it’s January 2nd, the day after many of us write our resolutions for how to make this year better than the last one. One of the most common resolutions on many people’s lists is to get organized. At the end of the year, getting organized is often still on the list, possibly with some new bins […]

Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Get Organized?

  When do you start making a big change? Are you waiting for January to make your resolution? Maybe it’s just for a Monday so you can be at the start of a week. Or it’s Saturday because you can’t get going until the weekend. It could be your birthday, the first day of next […]

Prioritize Your To Do List

Often, just looking at a to do list is overwhelming. Using time management strategies to prioritize your to do list can help. This month, I’ve offered tips about how to turn your to do’s into scheduled appointments and how to look at your whole life when you’re managing your time. Today, I’m offering you two methods […]

Time Organizing for Your Whole Life

Time Management

Time organizing allows you to manage your time so that you get to what’s most important. To do this, get your to do lists onto your calendar as appointments. This way, you schedule tasks rather than leaving them as an ongoing to do that never gets done. Getting your to-do’s on a calendar is a great […]

How to Organize Your Time So Life Feels Manageable

Do you often feel rushed, behind, like you’re not getting the most important things done, or you’re always tired? That’s a sign that you need to organize your time in the same way that you would organize your space. Time management is just like space management. There’s only so much of it and you’ve got to […]

Canvas Pocket Organizers for Any Area

Canvas pocket organizers are one of my favorite organizing tools. You can use them in any closet for things you might never have imagined! You’re probably thinking shoes or sweaters. Those are definitely the most typical uses and canvas organizers are great for those, but they work to help organize entryways, kids’ rooms, craft supplies, […]

Teach Kids to Be Organized This Summer

Summer offers both challenges and opportunities for helping teach kids to be organized. Last week I wrote about how to create a Summer Fun Board  that will mean your kids have more fun than they could ever write about in a “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” essay. You can do more this summer than plan […]

Organize Picture Books for Kids

Wrangling books is hard for kids. Why? The books are heavy. They tip. Bookcases have long rows of things that little hands have a hard time balancing. All this to say, typical bookcases can be hard for kids. Besides the coordination involved, beginning readers have difficulty picking out titles in a long line of books. […]