Clean out your closet and create a job with Goodwill

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One thing I'm asked a lot is how to get rid of all of the unwanted items. I've done many posts on cleaning out toys and getting rid of clothes, but what I want to touch on here is that by donating what you clean out to Goodwill® you are actually creating a job. Did you know that? Neither did I, but now I'm glad I've been donating to them all of these years. A simple item donated to … [Read more...]

5 Faves of 2012

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At the end of a year I like to look back at all of the products I have tried over the year, and which 5 products stand out from the crowd. Yes, I do actually still use a lot of what I review, but there are always products that are stand outs and worth honorable mention. These 5 are this year's standouts! This is in no particular order so I only numbered to identify the pictures. 1. My … [Read more...]

Putting Old Slides on DVD With YesVideo

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When I decided to do this project I started it out in the pursuit to surprise my dad with converting his old slides onto DVD. I never thought that YesVideo doing this for me was much more than a gift to my father. It was a gift to my entire family of memories long forgotten, or in some cases unknown. When I got the disc and started looking through the pictures I was stunned. I got to see a … [Read more...]

Kanex Sydnee – Charges Everything In One Place

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If you're like me you own a multiple array of technology products. You probably charge them all over the house, and have to run around gathering them all to bring them with you. So if you have an iPad, Tablet, Kindle, Nook, iPod or Smart Phone Kanex Sydnee ($149) has a one stop charging station that can charge up to 4 electronic devices in one place. Check out how it works. 1 Cord, 4 Ports, … [Read more...]

Best Multi-Purpose Labels at The Container Store

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My efforts to find the ultimate in organization has me at the best labels ever. Seriously! The Erasable Multi-Purpose Labels at The Container Store truly complete me. When I first got them I though they were really cool, but didn't try them. However, in the last 2 weeks I have been really trying to organize myself and my own paperwork for my business. Using my new favorite gorgeous Sweet Pea … [Read more...]

Blue Sky Calendars Make Back To School Easier

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I have been very open about my love for calendars and organizers. I like my digital calendars, but something about writing it in a calendar feels better, and great. You can imagine how excited I was to see these great Blue Sky Planners and Calendars arrive at my house. There was a cornicopia of choices so I was overwhelmed and of course really excited. Every one of them was unique and could be … [Read more...]

What I Learned This at #BlogHer

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July 31, 2012: My friend Kim asked me where the post was from last here that gave the advice about the notebook and business cards. I told her I'd repost it for her. She really thought everyone should know about "the notebook" (see #2 below). Instead of pulling it out of this post I thought I'd just repost this post with the notebook in it because there are other things you may want to think … [Read more...]

From Zero To Organized: Keeping Receipts

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Many people have a very hard time keeping all of their receipts because they aren't sure what to do to actually keep them. At the beginning of the year we begin with resolve to save our receipts and keep them organized. However, now it's June, if you're having issues keeping the receipts together I have some tips on how to make it easier through the end of the year. I know it's been some time … [Read more...]

From Zero To Organized: You Can’t Remember Everything

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In our 2nd week of From Zero To Organized we are going to organize the things we are trying to remember. While that seems like a daunting task, so does trying to actually remember it all, and you truly can't remember everything. As a mom, full time worker, writer and social media consultant there is NO way I can possibly remember everything entailed in all of those things. I'm sure you wear many … [Read more...]

Getting Organized One Step at a Time: e-mail

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For the next few weeks we're going to work on getting organized. Not your kitchen or bathroom or bills, I'm talking about you, and your needs. I'll be posting every Wednesday (I know it's Thurs, but I promise it will be Wed next week) with your assignment for the week. The assignment is a baby step. Tackling one thing at a time. Too many times getting organized is too daunting, therefore hard to … [Read more...]

Storage Bins That Are Pretty Too

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It is always my thinking that organizing is so much easier when you use pretty storage bins. I call this bringing in the pretty. I get asked a lot for storage solutions when things become so overwhelming. My first response is to get storage containers that will be more likely to be used long term by bringing in the pretty. When organizing is not one of your favorite things to do, makes storing … [Read more...]

Notebooks by Crown Bindery

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My whole life, I loved pretty organization supplies. It am still in love with pretty organization supplies. I have found the prettiest 3 ring binder from Crown Binder.The concept is sheer genius. When I began Fashionably Organized the whole premise was to focus on pretty things that organize. As all things do, it has become more, but I'll never stop sharing my pretty organizational supplies. I've … [Read more...]

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