t’s November. You’re juggling end-of-year budget meetings, vacation plans and holiday gift lists. With all the other responsibilities you have to contend with this time of year, the thought of preparing the Thanksgiving meal can be overwhelming. It’s helpful to treat this holiday like any other project and to combat the stress by getting all those to-dos down on paper and asking for help when you need it.
Chances are, if you’re cooking this type of meal, you know about it well in advance, which is fortunate, because the key is planning ahead and sharing the work. Get my list, which will help you get organized for the most wonderful time of the year at Affluent Magazine.
Even though the season falls smack dab in the middle of the calendar year, autumn is a time for new beginnings. The cooler air seems to be ushered in by a parade of school buses and moving trucks. Maybe you’re just starting out in your very first apartment; maybe you’ve outgrown your old space and are on to bigger and better. Whatever the case may be, I’m sure you could use a little help with the moving process. Once you’ve found the place, here’s what you do:
Summertime has me thinking about weekends away. But before you get to your destination of choice, it’s easy to stress about the getting there. It’s not just the packing, it’s the feeling that you’ve forgotten to take care of something around the house. Let’s put your mind at ease:
Does the idea of getting organized leave you feeling overwhelmed? It’s easy to think of each project as a multi-day affair – and really, who has that kind of time? Each day you don’t address the issue, the area continues to collect more and more clutter, and the project feels even more insurmountable in your mind. Here’s a secret – you don’t need days or even hours to take control! Here are 7 things you can do RIGHT NOW to get organized, enjoy peace-of-mind and prevent clutter from piling up in the future.
Preparing for a new baby can be very exciting – but it can also feel overwhelming. Hormones and anxieties aside, it’s hard to wrap your head around the growing to-do list and the seemingly endless amount of stuff you need for your baby-to-be. And how on earth is it all going to fit in your apartment?! Don’t beat yourself up if you’re feeling overwhelmed – even Professional Organizers can feel this way 😉
Never fear! Using your nesting instincts and these tips, you’ll be ready (and organized!) for the baby.
Spring is just around the corner! Frigid temperatures and grey skies will soon make way for cheerier blue skies and colorful blooms. In anticipation of the perfect sunshine days ahead, why not take these last few weeks of winter to do a thorough closet clean-out?