Organizing a BBQ or Picnic

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Happy July!  With the holiday weekend quickly approaching here is a quick way to organize and put together any party or BBQ! Click here for other tips on throwing a party or get together. 1.      Make a list of everything you could possibly need- Print it off and keep a copy so that you have it to use again & again (see list from What’s Cooking America.net & Lea Schneider) 2.      Group picnic- Assign what kind of dish to bring if based on first letter of last name (see flyer) Have everyone bring ... [Continue Reading]

3 Easy Summer Organizing Projects

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  Now that summer is here it's time to get all things for outdoor summer fun organized! In this segment of Organize Your Life I'll share 3 easy summer organizing projects that will help you have an awesome summer! Create an Outdoor kit insect repellent cortisone cream sunscreen bandaids wound seal-powder or quik clot Epi pen Bag of Beach supplies towels blanket toys umbrella sunscreen goggles flip flops Create bins of outdoor toys balls shoes pool toys chalk and outdoor paint games ... [Continue Reading]

Organizing Sports and Water Bottles

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I don't know about you, but I find plastic cups and water bottles frustrating to keep organized. They are awkward, tall, don't stack well, so after a lot of digging through my cupboards to them, I finally had an ah-ha moment! Watch the video to see how I organized all our sports and water bottles! Organizing sports and water bottles in containers will make your life so much better. The container you use only needs to fit the cupboard and be easy to slide in and out, so whether it's plastic or wicker or cardboard, it ... [Continue Reading]

5 Mini Home Organizing Makeover Tips

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Just because you don't have a ton of money doesn't mean you can't do a home makeover! During Makeover Week on the Hampton Roads Show I shared 5 mini home makeover tips that can make a big difference in your home. Each one is great alone, but together, your home will feel and look totally different. DeClutter and purge- Take the time, even if it’s just an hour a week to purge your home of excess. Excess stuff gets left out, stacked, shoved in drawers and fills a space up quickly. We don’t need more room; we need ... [Continue Reading]

5 Ways to Organize Jewelry

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There are dozens of ways of organizing jewelry, but these are my favorite 5 ways to organize jewelry!  I love these because they work best if you are limited on space and want to see all your jewelry and not spend a ton of money doing it. In this segment of Organize Your Life, you'll see how I made a jewelry tree out of wine corks, a vase, and a tree branch plus 4 other simple ways to display your jewelry! Hanging pocket organizer- Similar to a shoe pocket organizer, but made with small pocket for earrings, ... [Continue Reading]