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

2016 Life Binder + Free Printable Links

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. ...more

How to Start Organizing Your Memory Keeping Supplies

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

My Obsession With Trays--Be Still My Heart!

Hey yall!Come on over by our website and see how we decorate and organize with trays! http://ourcozycatcottage.com/my-obsession-with-trays-be-still-my-heart ...more

How to create a BLOG POST INDEX for organization & efficiency!

When I googled "how to create a blog post index" and "blog post index" I found nothing! I was searching for a way to create my own, and Google was of no help this time! So I created something from scratch! It's simple and gets the job done! But other bloggers might want a tutorial to follow instead of spending the brainpower to figure it all out from the beginning....more

De-Clutter to Save Your Sanity

This post is part of a series going on this month over on Informed Sharing. Born out of a desire to be able to visit with my daughter in her space, once more - I decided to leap into action. AND save my sanity....and hers....more

How to Make a Fridge Inventory

Ideally, a fridge/pantry inventory is something you do once and then maintain. I couldn't handle having to go through and count everything once a month. But once it is done, you have this new handle on exactly what you have available to use and you will probably be surprised just how much is actually in your house. ...more


You did it! You made a great dinner and everyone loved it. You think to yourself, "I'm definitely making this again. Of course I'll remember to make it because it was such a hit. There's no way I'll lose this recipe or completely forget I made this in the first place. I'm awesome!"...more