Kitchen Organization Project

Kitchen Organization Project

 
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Happy Labor Day rock star.

May your day be full of fun without any labor in sight.

But just in case you wanted to plan a little organizing for the rest of the week….

….here’s a fun kitchen organization project.Continue reading


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How to Make a Peg Board Box

How to Make a Peg Board Box

 

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Every time I wrap a present I spend more time gathering up all the supplies and trying to remember to put them all back where they belong…..

….than time spent actually wrapping the gift.

I track down the scissors and the ribbon and the bags and the card and the tape and cart it to the table.

Then I wrap the gift and run out the door.

Because I’m late.

*sigh*

Always.

And in my rush I never return anything where it belongs and the supplies scatter to the four corners of the earth…..never to be found again.

Until now.

All the wrapping supplies have finally found a home.

Here’s how to make a peg board box and a gift wrapping station.Continue reading


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Coffee Crate Organizers and a Linky Party

Coffee Crate Organizers and a Linky Party

 

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Excuse me a moment while I hop up on my soapbox….

….and preach to myself.

Self….next time the valentines are on sale at Wal-Mart for 75% off….

…..you don’t need 20 of them.

Seriously.…self.

Under no circumstances are you to rationalize the purchase by saying….we could use these as crafts or maybe we could donate extra to the class next year or maybe we could use extra stickers or any of the million and one other reasons you muttered to yourself….. as you added boxes and boxes and boxes of them to the cart.

Ditto for the boxes from the 75% off aisle at Hobby Lobby.

Ditto for the $5.00 chairs you bought at the auction.Continue reading


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Hanging Jewelry Organizer

Hanging Jewelry Organizer

Disclosure: I was compensated by Elmer’s Pro-Bond Advance Glue for this post.  But all opinions are 100% mine.

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The other day someone described me….

….as a human exclamation point.

I laughed out loud when I heard it.

Because it’s true.

And yesterday….when I found out when the chalkboard made it to the next round in the contest….this exclamation point jumped around the room and waved its hands in the air and shouted….

….and stopped to catch its breath and then shouted and jumped and waved some more.

Thank you.

Seriously.

Thank you to each and every single one of you….

….on behalf of punctuation marks everywhere. :) Continue reading


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It Is Time to Organize

It Is Time to Organize

 

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Just in case you were wondering if my house is still decorated for Christmas….

…..it is.

Just in case you were wondering if I was wandering the aisles of Wal-Mart yesterday trying to find pine room scents when all they had was wild berry and spring orchid….

...I was.

I’m up to my eyeballs in stockings and advent calendars and pine cones and driftwood snowflakes…..

….because bhg is coming to town next week.Continue reading


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5 Easy Organizing Projects

5 Easy Organizing Projects

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Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?

I do.

*sigh*

Actually….I make the same ones every year.

I want my closet to be completely color-coordinated…..just like Elizabeth Taylor’s.

I want to lose enough weight to wear a bikini on the beach in Bermuda with the ocean spray dancing across the sand.

I want to cook like one of the contestants on the Next Food Network Star.

I want to be kinder and nicer and sweeter and gentler…..

…and I want world peace.

So far….I’m 0 for 5.

But I did make some macaroni and cheese the other day and added in some sour cream……so actually I’m already starting the year….

….totally living on the edge. :)

Here’s 5 easy organizing projects to get you started on an awesome 2014. Continue reading


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Craft Room Organization

Craft Room Organization

 

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Once upon a time there was a craft room.

Don’t you just love stories that start like that….

…..and end with happily ever after?

Stories about a gate house with a tanning bed room that was rescued from a castle tower….after it let down it’s long golden hair.

A tanning bed room transformed with craft room chairs and a craft room desk and a craft room chalk board and plenty of craft room organization.

And a plethora of old tanning bed electrical outlets.

*sigh*

Me, too.Continue reading


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The Little Office That Could

The Little Office That Could

 

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Is this the post you’ve been on the edge of your seat waiting for?

Seriously.

I mean I know American Idol has started and we are all voting and crossing our fingers that Lazaro makes it through to the next round….but today it is all about the details.

Remember the office make-over?

Remember the before.Continue reading


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