How To Bullet Journal

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You've probably been hearing a lot about bullet journaling.  Well, it's simply a fancy way of saying "list making".  The idea is to keep one journal/notebook with all of the information pertinent to your life.  Think of a bullet journal as a diary meets a to do list.  It's a way of keeping short notes to yourself to keep track of everything that's going on in your life. ...

Making It Happen In The New Year

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Well the New Year is here and if you haven't worked on your resolution of getting organized, it's not too late. In fact, I suggest to my readers and clients that starting a few weeks into the year is a good idea.  All of the holiday chaos has died down and your home and schedule are cleaner.  Here are some of my favorite products to help you kick start those New Year ...

SARAH BALDWIN’S TOP TIPS FOR KEEPING KIDS ACTIVE, ENGAGED, AND SCREEN-FREE DURING LONG WINTER MONTHS

Keeping Kids Active In Winter

While the holidays and all the fun and distractions that they bring are behind us for another year, in many parts of the country, long winter months still loom ahead with bitterly cold days when kids are home from school, unable to play outside, and under parents’ feet. On such days, it can be difficult to keep their children away from the TV or off their devices, leading them to be ...

Car Organization Giveaway

Getting organized is always one of the top three New Year's resolutions.  We're here to help this year.   Here's what you can win in this giveaway... High Road Gray SwingAway™ Car Seat Organizer Keep driving necessities close at hand and clutter under control.  Versatile front seat organizer has 8 protective pockets for iPads and tablets, notebooks, smartphones, tissues, water ...

Christmas Eve Traditions

Christmas Eve

The holiday is upon us.  It's time to let all of the stress melt away and enjoy this time with your family and friends.  I wanted to give you some Christmas Even traditions that you can do, even with little to no preparation.  These are easy and fun ideas that everyone will love. Read A Christmas Story Not only does reading a Christmas story help you put the little ones to bed, it helps you ...

The Last Minute

The Last Minute

Yes Christmas is literally hours away.  However if you are feeling stressed out and behind the eight ball, you CAN still have a great holiday!  Here a few tips for things you can do quickly and easily that will make a big difference.  Remember, done is better than perfect!   1.  Have your kids help out.  If you already have house guests ask them to help too with the small tasks. ...

6 Tips To A Sparkling Clean Holiday

One of the most stressful parts of the holiday season is having guests over.  I don't mean the guests are stressful, I mean the preparation FOR the guests is stressful.  Everyone likes presenting a clean home to friends and family.  On top of wrapping, cards, decorations, AND cooking, cleaning can seem next to impossible. Enlist Assistance Enlist help.  You can hire a ...

Barking Around The Christmas Tree With The #bestofBLUE

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