Organizing with Kids

Back to School: Backpack, Lunchbox and Water Bottle Favorites

Backpacks, lunch boxes, water bottles, oh my! Whether you are ready or not back to school is here! Back to school can be overwhelming as there is so much “stuff” that goes along with it but it can also be a great time to get organized and give your kids’ routines a little refresh. I […]


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How to Simplify Your Holiday Gift Giving with Ball® Jars

This post is brought to you by the makers of Ball® home canning products.* Merry Happy Chrismukkah! It certainly feels like the holiday season snuck up on me this year, it feels like one moment we were back to school shopping and the next minute we were cutting the turkey. Our family celebrates Hanukkah so […]

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Holiday Gift Guide 2021: Simplified Giving

Tis the season….for shipping delays, endless to do lists, managing expectations and sadly immeasurable stress. You know, alongside festive cheer, family time and the magical winter season! For a number of reasons, this year’s holiday season feels a bit different than year’s past – from the supply chain issues leading to a sense of urgency […]

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Streamline Your Holidays with a Gift Wrap Station

As a professional organizer, you would think that I would have a Candy Spelling-worthy wrapping room but this has always been an area of my life and home that has struggled. However, as we are heading into the holiday season I am changing that-I took a trip to The Container Store and am setting myself up for success this year. Because hey, I have decided that this year, I deserve it!

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Have you started your holiday shopping? If you’re like me, you take advantage of some of the crazy sales that started last week with Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Of course, it’s no surprise that nearly every sale has been extended (seriously, there is no reason to pay full price these days) and I have a few more things I’d like to grab for people on my list. I find gift guides to be helpful because it’s easy to fall in a rut when it comes to gift giving, especially for picky people like your kids or for specific occasions like holiday parties when you don’t want to go empty handed but want an alternative to a bottle of wine.

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