More Than Resolutions: Get Organized

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! If getting organized -- or finding better ways to organize -- is one of your goals or resolutions for 2010, you're not alone. It is definitely one of the top ten resolutions made each year. Earlier this week, I shared 5 quick…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions: Get Organized

More Than Resolutions: More Crafts and Activities

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! The start of a New Year is a great time to evaluate your goals and priorities as parents, and a fairly common resolution is to take the time to do more crafts, play more games and just spend quality, focused time with…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions: More Crafts and Activities

More Than Resolutions: Take the Trash Challenge

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Last year I introduced The Trash Challenge, my own attempt to be more¬† aware of what we were throwing away and decrease our amount of trash to one bag per week. However, despite my realization that I needed to finally take the…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions: Take the Trash Challenge

More Than Resolutions: Read More

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Reading is a great way to relax and unwind while sharpening our minds and challenging our perspectives, and it's worth making it a priority in our lives. When I was in high school and college, I never could have imagined that I'd…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions: Read More

More Than Resolutions: Improve Your Marriage

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Whether your marriage is struggling, surviving or thriving, there's always room for improvement. It's interesting that this is not actually a very popular resolution. Too many marriages stay stuck in a "good enough" rut without realizing that marriage can become more beautiful…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions: Improve Your Marriage

More Than Resolutions: Exercise More

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Raise your hand if any of your New Year's resolutions have to do with getting healthy? Anyone? Maybe you're determined to eat better, cook from scratch more, lose weight, drink more water or exercise more. Now, how many times have you made…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions: Exercise More

More Than Resolutions: Create a Budget

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! When it comes to the most popular New Year's resolutions, there's probably a tie between those related to health and those related to finances. Obviously both of those categories have a huge impact on every area of your life, so it's no…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions: Create a Budget

More Than Resolutions: Declutter

Join us all month for More Than Resolutions! If you've been an Organizing Your Way reader for very long, you know how I feel about stuff. I define stuff as things you don't need that waste time, space and energy. Let me clarify that I personally don't think there's anything wrong with owning things in…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions: Declutter

More Than Resolutions

Happy New Year! It's hard to believe it's 2010 already when it seems like just yesterday that we were all holding our breath as we waited for the clock to strike midnight and ring in Y2K. But here we are. January 1st, 2010. A day of new beginnings. Resolutions. Hopes and goals for a better…

Continue Reading More Than Resolutions

Organizing Christmas Decorations: A Step-by-Step Plan

      This series was first run last year. I'm updating and reposting it now so that you have time to think through your needs and make a plan before you begin packing away your Christmas decorations. Taking the time to organize your ornaments and other decor really does make a huge difference when…

Continue Reading Organizing Christmas Decorations: A Step-by-Step Plan