I’m of the “life-changing magic of tidying up” religion (http://tidyingup.com/ ) and fully believe “clutter in your house is clutter in your life.” I like minimalism; I want to know where everything is at a glance. Mess and disorganization disturb me and disrupt my brain.
I am still home and still resting, but I do have to go back to work on Tuesday. Luckily, I don't have to be there all day, everyday, but I do still need to make sure I'm ready to go back.So, I've been getting myself organized and prepared because our summer program begins the day I return and I also have to arrange the moving of my office; so there's going to be a lot going on....more
It sunny outside and the windows are open letting the stale winter air out. It finally warm enough here in Michigan to start my spring cleaning! Spring Cleaning strikes fear in the heart of many, myself included, but these tips will help make your yearly deep clean a little easier....more
I recently joined the ranks of the employed. Again. It'll be my second time balancing this whole kids, job, life thing. Maybe balancing is an ambitious word. Surviving. It'll be my second attempt at surviving this whole kids, job, life thing. It's exactly as I recalled it. Whole lotta less time for the life part....more
Project 50: Clothes Closet Clean OutNot all my Project 50 activities are adventurous out of the box epic journeys. This time I just dove into the darkness of two very messy closets. Time for a clothes closet clean out.This has been a long time coming. I have two clothes closets. I have a closet in my office room (former bedroom area) and I have the double rack in the guest bedroom. ...more
MISE EN PLACE YOUR SCHEDULE! “Fail to plan, plan to fail” – Winston Churchill This morning, I woke up to a blizzard in NYC. For all you homebound east coasters out there, what will you do with all this time at home? “Let it snow, Let it snow, Let it snow!” ...more
I have spent the past two days working on this life binder and I am ECSTATIC at the results. Originally, I really wanted the Erin Condren planner (and still do!), but at $55 a planner, it's not something I currently have in my budget. It IS, however, my 50lb weight loss goal incentive.
Anyway, this may not be a pretty Erin Condren planner, but honestly, efficiency wise, it's probably better.
There are so many ways to be a memory keeper. I happen to enjoy scrapbooking. As a scrapbooker, I enjoy pairing photos with words using pretty paper and embellishments. The physical process of rifling through my stash of goodies is probably one of my favorite parts of being a creative. The only time it's hard, is when I've been over-consuming rather than creating and the process can go from fun to overwhelming....more
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