Tag Archive: Holiday

Summer Entertaining Made Quick and Easy

Now that the (hopefully) final cold snaps have come and gone, most of us are dusting off our lawn furniture and getting ready for the summer. Between barbecues, graduations, and holidays, most of us have plenty of entertaining to do over the next few months; it’s easy to get overwhelmed in a sea of entertaining, […]

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Make Your New Years Resolution a Success

Well, we are now over a week into the New Year. How is your resolution to “get more organized” going? Are you making progress, or is it just another good intention fallen by the wayside? Did you know that an average of 78% of all New Year’s resolutions fail? What can you do to ensure […]

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My Favorite Seasonal Storage Solutions

Another holiday season has flown by, and we are left with the task of taking down decorations and packing them away until next year.  Now is the best time of year to organize your decorations to make next holiday season easier.  There are so many organizational products now that are geared especially for storing holiday […]

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How to Organize Your Gift Wrap

Paper and ribbon and bows…oh my!  With the holidays right around the corner, organizing your gift wrapping supplies will have an immediate benefit.  A common result of any type of disorganization is the frustration of having to go out and buy something you know you already have but can’t find.  These supplies are no exception.  […]

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Eight Steps to a Stress-Free Holiday

Start the holidays off organized!  Here are eight simple things you can do to help you plan and execute a fabulous holiday party without the headache: 1. Make a list, check it twice: It may sound obvious, but making a simple list can help you unclutter your mind, so that you can concentrate on the […]

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How to Survive Black Friday

Most people have a strong opinion of Black Friday – they either love it or hate it.  I always enjoy a quiet day hanging out as a family on Thanksgiving, followed by an early morning of shopping the next morning for Black Friday.  Although neither of us loves to shop, this has become a tradition […]

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Organize Your Holiday Decorations

Now that the extended family has departed and the kids are back in school, many of you are probably looking around wondering what to do with all of your holiday decorations.  Follow these tips and you’ll have them protected, stored, and ready for next year in no time: Identify a Storage Area – The first […]

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Post-Holiday Storage Solutions

There’s nothing more frustrating than untangling a pile of lights or trying to find that decoration you know you have but seemed to have suffered from amnesia earlier in the year. We’ll help relieve the stress and chaos of holiday decorating by giving you tips on how to store it easily for stress-free decorating next […]

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Make a List & Check it Twice

Planning and organizing for the holiday season will save you travel time, money, and frustration. Lists are a helpful way to keep track of all the things running around in your head. Make a list and check it twice: Here’s a few helpful lists to try: Idea list: Make a list of people your buying […]

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Get Organized for Holiday Air Travel

Recently, I provided some tips on how to pack for holiday travel.  If your future travels include air travel, there are some specific things you want to consider before take-off: Book Early – Have more choices and save money by booking your flight early. Be Flexible! – If you can be flexible, you can avoid […]

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