Resolve to Spend 5 Minutes a Day

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timeHow many times have you looked around and thought, “I wish I had the time to organize my (you fill in the blank here)…”?

I do it often. Especially this time of year. It’s the time of year when a lot of us take stock of ourselves and our surroundings. I want to start my new year off right. Clean, organized, on top of things…or at least have a plan, right? But so often I am overwhelmed by the size and scope of the projects I’ve let pile up around me, that I soon give up in frustration. Read more

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I need more time! Help for the overwhelmed

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  • Do your to-do lists feel like they’re smothering you?
  • Do you feel like your head is full of noise and it’s so distracting?
  • Do you have bright ideas on your computer, on bits of paper, Post-It notes and in your Outlook tasks?
  • Are you spending too much time looking for things and not enough time actually doing them?
  • Is your disorganisation is holding you back and preventing you from doing your best work?
  • Do you regularly have to take a day (or half-day) just to get things back in control?

You’ll learn how to: Read more

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Contest Winners Announced!

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winner-medalsThanks to all of you for entering our contest! Here are the winners:

Grand Prize Winner of the Kitchen Workstation fron Home Styles Furniture – Emily (#32)

First Prize Winner of the Expandable and Stackable 3-Tier Shoe Rack by Polder – Kristi F. (#25)

Second Prize Winner of the Autumn GeoMetro Tote Set by Design Ideas – leslie (#40)

Third Prize Winner of the Duo Shower Curtain Rod by Polder – edgery (#4)

Fourth Prize Winner of the Set of 2 File Sorters by Spectrum – Craig S. (#62)

Congrats to all! I will contact you by email as well.

Stay tuned for our next contest!

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The Mighty Morphing Power Planner

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binder(My title dates my kids, huh? lol!) For anyone who follows this blog, you know my love of sticky notes. Well, lately my system of sticky notes at work has morphed into something interesting.

I keep a my big work planner (a big black binder) open on my desk at all times. I have several sections for the different aspects of my job – projects, blogging, site banners, As-Seen-In items, information, etc. Read more

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Space Treat: A Bag a Day Keeps the Clutter Away.

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donationsWell, we’re deep into the holiday season now. I’ve been to quite a few parties and have more to come. Every time I arrive somewhere, I’ve always got gift in hand and so does everyone else. You know what that means, more stuff… and where is it all going? So even if you’re not hosting a party, you’re probably bringing some kind of gift through your front door this time of year. Read more

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7 Holiday Anti-Stress Tips

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holiday-stressHere are 7 Tips to help you ease your stress and get ready for the holidays without having a major anxiety attack:

1. Write a list of everything you need to do for the holidays. Make it a general list. For example: Don’t list what you’ll get for each person, just write “buy gifts”.

2. Next – go through your list, eliminate anything you don’t HAVE to do, & rearrange it in order of what needs to be done first. Then hang up your list where you’ll see it. Read more

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Diagnosis: Donation Dilemma

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donateSymptoms:

** In the spirit of the holidays you feel moved to finally pull out that pile of charitable donation request letters and contribute.
** You begin to wonder, how much did I give last year, and to whom? Where are my check records? Or if you donated directly via the internet and a credit card, you may have no record at all. Read more

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