Setting Up a Homework Station

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It's Throwback Thursday and with school having already started for some of you and others starting in a couple of weeks, this post on setting up a homework station should come in handy.  I have been working with a client recently on setting up a homework station in her home and since I've been searching for ideas, I thought I'd share some of my favorite that I found and tips to setting one up. Setting up a homework station doesn't have to cost a lot and can be super fun in the creative department. This is ... [Continue Reading]

5 Steps to Organizing a Toy Room


Several years ago we organized this toy room and I've used this room as an example of how organizing can be done inexpensively and still turn out fabulous!  Organizing a toy room is not different than any other space in your home, but to make it easy, here are 5 steps to organizing a toy room.  In this room, all the shelving and the desk were purchased at Target and a handyman anchored it to the wall for safety. The red and blue containers came from Target and Lowe's and I made laminated label tags to hang off the ... [Continue Reading]

4 Back-to-School Apps for Organizing

4 back to school apps

It's back-to-school time and getting organized isn't always about pens and backpacks and paper, but it's also about how to organize your time and schedules and note taking. In this segment of Organize Your Life, I share 4 back-to-school apps for organizing that you are going to love! They aren't just for kids, but adult students and parents too! AudioNote AudioNote automatically indexes your meetings, lectures, classes, interviews—you name it. Watch as your text and drawings highlight during playback, ... [Continue Reading]

5 Things to Do in Your Home This Weekend

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Hope your summer is going awesomely. Some of you had kids that have already started school and some of us have a few more weeks, but summer is definitely winding down {insert sad face here}. Because I don't want to spend the last few weekends inside either, but need to get some things done in my home, I thought this list of  5 things to do in your home this weekend would give us a start. Pick one or two from this list and do the rest next weekend! If you pick the donate three things, have each person in your home do ... [Continue Reading]

Back-to-School with Trapper Keeper {giveaway}

trapper keeper giveaway 2015

I received product for this review and giveaway. All opinions and thoughts are my own.  WINNER OF GIVEAWAY IS: Christy LaCosa Thanks to all who entered! I was one of those nerdy kids that loved shopping for school supplies, loved organizing my school binders, and even organized my locker. I told you I've been this way my whole life! I remember getting so excited to get a new backpack and binders that I could label and a Trapper Keeper was always my first choice. Now that it's time to think about the new school ... [Continue Reading]