A friend just emailed me asking me for some organizing advice. “Is there any need to keep cards we received for our wedding?” The answer to that question would be different for everybody. So here is the big question to ask yourself when deciding whether or not to keep wedding cards or any kind of […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, shares her technique for keeping her car clear of trash.
The other day, I put a couple of papers on the stairs to take up with me next time I go up. I told my husband that’s why I put them there. Then he asked a very sensible question: “Should we get a basket to collect things on the stairs?” NO! Right now, those papers […]
Whether your attending a professional development seminar for your job or a presentation about a personal interest, I wanted to share with you some of the things I do to get the most out of my investment of time and money. 1. Bring a way to take notes, whether that be a paper and pen […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, discusses her transition to using a Smartphone and how it has been a minor life event for her.
We may not be sending handwritten letters to our friends anymore, but there’s always something still in the mailbox. I wanted to give you three tips on how to create a home mail processing center. 1. Assign a home for incoming mail. Whether it’s the corner of the table in the hallway or a paper […]
A while back, I posted a recipe for Baked Oatmeal that I would prepare over the weekend for us to eat during the week for breakfast. Well, I wanted to share another easy recipe with you that I discovered on The Yummy Life blog – Slow Cooker, Cherry Almond Steel-Cut Oatmeal. Not only is this […]
I love my sleep, but I’ve discovered that I really love having time for a little morning quiet time before getting ready for work. When the alarm goes off (a little earlier than it used to), I get up, put on my bathrobe, and sit in my chair by the window. It’s dark outside, but […]
A friend recently told me she is trying to prevent Alzheimer’s by trying to remember everything she has to do (without writing it down) as a form of mental excercise. I’m all about mental exercise and keeping sharp, but I suggested that my friend do the crossword puzzle or a Sudoku instead of keeping her […]
Amanda Darlack, Living Peace Professional Organizer, offers a simple guide to help any adult looking to purchase gifts for a child this holiday season.