Four Ways To Stay on Task

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In our current do it all, multi-tasking society, it's not easy to stay on task.  Even when you're trying your hardest to get something done, emails are popping up, your phone in dinging, and the TV is giving you more news than you can possibly digest.  So how do you stay focused and accomplish the important tasks? Here are a few ways to make things happen, despite what is going on around ...

How To Organize Your Whole House With One Item

Yes, you CAN organize everything with one item. I know it sounds nuts right?  You're thinking that you can't possibly organized everything with one item.  Well, I challenge you to try.  The three ring binder is an organizing powerhouse.  You can organize with three ring binders in every area of your home; office, kitchen, playroom, even the playroom. Please note this is a sponsored post. ...

3 Ways To Get Things Done Without Leaving Home

3 Ways To Get Things Done Without Leaving the House

I've been self employed for almost a decade.  While I have a flexible schedule and CAN run errands during the week, I chose not to.  More often than not, I find myself accomplishing more by not leaving the house. I wanted to share some of the tricks and websites I use with you so you can maximize your time and enjoy life more!  Why spend time in the car, using gas, when you don't have to leave the ...

5 Things I Do Everyday

5 Things I Do Everyday

Being a professional organizer I get asked a lot how I manage my own time, family and home.  I follow the same principle I tell you about....a place for everything and everything in it's place.  I also try to give myself every advantage I can.  I know that I'll be facing busy days, crazy schedules and the need for a nap, just like you.  If I'm kind to myself today, tomorrow is easier.   1. ...

Five Apps I Love

Around Me

I do a lot of research on apps for my clients.  There are a lot of cool ones out there.  However, the ones I find useful and use day in and day out are things that make my life easier.  I wanted to share my favorites with you today. When I travel I swear by Around Me.  This app uses your location and tells you, by genre, what's around you at the time.  This is great when you have no idea ...

DIY Weekly Organizer

Paint

We all have to do list.  You probably have more than one.  So how do you keep them all straight?  This is a super affordable way to bring a little color into your home AND to organize all of those lists.   All you need are some clothes pins, some twine or string, a paint brush, a paint marker and some paints.  I had craft paint on hand, but you could even use kid paint.  This ...

4 Ways To Keep It Together When Traveling For Business

4 Ways To Keep It Together During Business Travel

Business trips are one of those things people seem to love or hate.  Sometimes you can have both emotion in the same trip.  I travel for business at least once a month.  Here are some of my tips to stay comfortable and organized on the go. Please note this post is sponsored by HP.  My opinions are my own and were not influenced in any way. This is advice from yours truly, designed to keep ...

Unconventional Time Strategies That Work

10 Simple Ways to Save 1 House Per Day

This is a guest post from Julie Gray, a holistic time coach and author of Guilt-Free Time: How to Add 10 Peaceful and Productive Hours in Your Week. I’ve asked her to share her best tips on how to make time work for you. Download chapter one of her workbook for free here.   I don’t believe in let-me-tell-you-what-to-do-time-management. Why? It doesn’t work. What does work is the ...

Three Women, Three Planners

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Today's guest post comes from our friends at the Triple Knots blog, which is written by three women on a journey toward a healthier, happier lifestyle. Happy New Year! Do you feel like you're ready to hit the ground running? Or, do you feel like your mind is still too cluttered with post-holiday things to do, yet you're not sure how or when you're going to get it all done? If it's the latter, ...

Candy for Grown Ups~A Planner For The New Year

Kate Spade Agenda

We all need an agenda.  It's something you have to buy year after year and you use every single day.  So this year, treat yourself to one you are going to love using.  Something beautiful that will make you smile day in and day out.  Office Candy was generous enough to send me the Kate Spade 2015 Black Stripe Agenda to try out.  It's amazing.  It's sophisticated and easy to use and it's stunning ...