Archives for October 2010

Buzz on By Thursday – 10/28

Welcome to “Buzz on by Thursday" blog hop, hosted by Fashionably Organized, The Two Savvy Sisters, Emmy's Closet and Sunny Bug!  Buzz on By Thursday is a great way to meet new bloggers and increase your Google followers! So join us, we promise you will have a blast! If you want to be a part of Buzz on by Thursday, just follow these few rules: Follow ALL of the Hostesses If you're a new … [Read more...]

Check Me Out On An Organized Life

Hello faithful Fashionably Organized readers aka: Fashionistas you may remember that Kathleen of An Organized Life gave us some great tips on Monday.  Well if you head over there today you will see my post on her site about organizing toys.  Thank you to Kathleen for showing me love. … [Read more...]

Turn Your Refrigerator into a Filing Cabinet

If you saw my post last week My Wall of Organization head over there to see the full wall.  As promised though I am now going to tell you about each item on that wall. *the white box is not there I did that to remove some writing that is on the board (with Photoshop) Today I'm telling you about the FridgeFile.  This 4 pocket organizer is made of a very durable plastic and comes with very strong … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Tidy Up Time

I asked Kathleen of An Organized Life to help me out with keeping my house neat & tidy.  Right now with R home (due to unemployment) and children home all of the time I come home from work to a house that looks like someone turned it upside down and shook it.  I wanted some easy tips to help with keeping things tidy.  Why did I ask Kathleen?  Well, that's because she is a professional … [Read more...]

You’re Invited To My 80th Birthday

The names below have been changed to protect the innocent.Jason & Cara picked me and Raymond  to go to the restaurant.  It's hard to believe he's 52 and Alyssa has her own baby.  Where did the time go? It was one of those fancy shmancy restaurants where they serve you a bite and charge $120 for it.   Raymond opened the door and I swear to god my heart stopped because a lot of people … [Read more...]

Fashion Friday: Dolce & Gabbana Lipstick

I went to Fashion Night Out at Saks Fifth Avenue in Beverly Hills with my beautiful sister-in-law, a fashionista in her own right.  We met up with my beauty guru Romy of RomyRaves, and we were set to hit the town. We decided that although it was a big fashion night we would go make-upless to get our make-up done at Saks.  I mean duh right?   We carefully perused the various make-up counters and … [Read more...]

Buzz on By Thursday – 10/21

Welcome to “Buzz on by Thursday" blog hop, hosted by Fashionably Organized, The Two Savvy Sisters, Emmy's Closet and Sunny Bug! Buzz on By Thursday is a great way to meet new bloggers and increase your Google followers! So join us, we promise you will have a blast! If you want to be a part of Buzz on by Thursday, just follow these few rules: Follow ALL of the Hostesses If you're a new … [Read more...]

Teaching Our Children About Tolerance

Fashionably Organized readers please head over to SmartlyLA and read my take on tolerance today.  Please show your support for a very tough subject we must teach our children.  Together we CAN change our children's perceptions of differences. … [Read more...]

My Wall of Organization

Since school started I have wanted to have a wall of full organization to make it easy to wrangle all of the school paperwork, homework, lists, calendar and kids artwork.  I have finally finished the wall.  Alright I'll be honest I spent a lot of time planning this wall and researching how to make it work exactly the way I want it to.  I love how everything has a place and it makes it easy for the … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Fry Box Favor

My crafting guru Sara of Sara's Organized Chaos is here this month with a fantastic treat bag to make yourself.  Quite frankly I asked her to do this because E's birthday is in December and I wanted a creative way to do the favors for the kids.  Of course this is a wonderful way to do your Halloween treats as well.  Check out her fantastic easy tutorial, and of course enjoy.  Thanks Sara!Halloween … [Read more...]

It’s Frustrating Being Stuck

Thank god the day is over I thought to myself it was Friday and I was leaving the mall after having to go to Gap Kids in hopes of finding a pair of jeans for Holden.  I thought at 8 years old he would stop growing so fast.    I looked up and saw that the elevator to the parking garage was there and the door was closing.  "Hold it please," I screamed. An arm came out with chipped nail … [Read more...]

Fashion Friday: You Want To Get Caught RedHanded + {Giveaway}

It wasn't until I had children that I realized how important it is to support our planet and fair trade.  I love finding retailers who support that line of thinking.  When I was introduced to RedHanded Bags I was immediately drawn to their bags.  RedHanded Bags stands behind hiring and supporting fair wages which means NO SWEATSHOPS.  Their bags send a message that you can have a gorgeous purse … [Read more...]

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