Brain Drain: Mental TO DO Lists

Brain Drain: Mental TO DO Lists

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 […]

Top 10 Reasons to Work with a Professional Organizer

Top 10 Reasons to Work with a Professional Organizer

10. Not everyone has been taught how to be organized.  We can teach you organizing skills. 9. Being organized looks different for each person.  We can help you create YOUR version of organized. 8. It’s more fun to organize when someone is doing it with you.  (It goes faster too!) 7. Professional Organizers take confidentiality […]

Creating a Monthly Meal Plan: Step 3 – Creating Grocery Lists

In my previous two posts, I described how I’ve been creating a month’s worth of meal plans by choosing recipes and then scheduling them.  Now, it’s time to make the grocery lists! What you will need: Your collection of recipes on sticky notes organized by week The cookbooks and recipe cards for all the meals […]

Creating a Monthly Meal Plan: Step 2 – Scheduling Meals

In the last post, I described how our family collected recipes in order to create a rotating meal plan. This post will describe the next step: deciding side dishes and scheduling meals for each week of your rotation. What you will need: Your collection of recipes written on sticky notes and organized into categories (see […]