Category Archives: Holidays

Prevent Holiday Clutter Build-up

Are those mouth watering cookies and candies already blowing your diet?   Is it overwhelming you just thinking about getting all the Christmas decorations unpacked and put up?     Are you starting to panic about all the gifts you … Continue reading

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How To Stop Catalog (Paper) Clutter

It’s that time of year where the catalogs fill up your mailbox.  How many times do you receive a catalog that you’ve never heard of? Maybe you received a mail ordered gift from someone. Now your name is on their … Continue reading

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Do You Have Pre-Holiday Syndrome?

Have the upcoming holidays already got your panic buttons going? Do you feel lost and don’t know where to start first? This time of year always reminds me of the quote from the movie “Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory” … Continue reading

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Halloween Tips

Halloween is only a week away.  In the past I’ve blogged about the holiday on my other blog, “Organize By The Month”. Recently it’s been hard to keep up with both blogs.  Since there is so much overlap I am … Continue reading

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May 2013 Special Days

It’s been a while since I wrote a post on this blog. I missed posting the April dates completely.  It’s already the 7th of May but there is still time to get organized for the upcoming holidays and special events.  … Continue reading

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March 2013 Holidays and Special Events

This coming Sunday is Daylight Savings day.  The only way I can remember which way to change the clock is by the little saying I learned as a kid.  “Spring forward, Fall backwards”. So I’ll move the clock forward on … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day–He’s Got It All Backwards!

Groundhog day has been around for a long time. But his track record isn’t all that great!  In my opinion I think he has it all backwards. The tradition says that if it’s cloudy when the groundhog emerges from his … Continue reading

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Fire Drill! Stop, Drop, and Roll.

Do you remember being taught the fire drill of Stop, Drop, and Roll? This short statement is drilled into our brains from the time we are little to help us know what to do in case our clothes ever caught … Continue reading

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Gratitude, Try It On. It Could Be A Perfect Fit!

It’s that time of year where we are so busy running around we forget to stop and smell the roses.  Okay, I know that’s a cliché.  For most people, at least in this country (U.S.), the rose bushes are dormant … Continue reading

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Are Your Holiday Greeting Cards Addressed and Ready to Mail?

I pulled out my greeting card list to get started with addressing the cards. Wow!  I didn’t realize it was such a mess. Addresses were scratched out.  New ones written to the side.  My niece got married.  A new last … Continue reading

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