Don’t procrastinate! The longer you wait to do something, the more difficult it will be to get it done. If you want your life to be less stressful and less demanding, then organize as soon as you can. Make sure you tackle the largest or most disliked job first, dividing it up into manageable… Read more »
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Make schedules and deadlines! Make and keep schedules for the day and the week. Setting deadlines and goals will make you feel great when you accomplish even the simplest tasks. To keep everyone on the same page use apps that synch to all your electronic devices and can be shared with others, such as your significant… Read more »
Write things down! A pen and some paper is our way of remembering things externally, and it’s much more permanent. You can also use a computer or a smart phone. You will only further complicate your life by trying to contain important dates and reminders in your head. Write down everything: shopping lists for groceries,… Read more »
This New Year’s make a resolution for your home. Re-organize or de-clutter an area that is always messy, start (or finish) a project that you have been meaning to get around to, or start saving to make that big purchase by the end of the New Year. Amazing what you can accomplish when you set… Read more »
If you prefer a less traditional approach to the holidays, try some DIY projects to create your own one of a kind decorations. Dress up wine bottles with some paint, ribbon, fabric or other accessories to create a tabletop of mantle display. Fill candle holders or vases with ornaments, dried fruit, pinecones or other interesting… Read more »
Make fall cleaning part of your holiday decorating. Put away magazines, mail and other items that have collected on the coffee and dining room tables to make room for those holiday displays. Rearrange furniture to open your space up for entertaining with a tree or fireplace as your focal point.
If you are tight on space for displaying holiday knick knacks make small changes to everyday items. Change out your throw pillows and blankets for some with a holiday theme or more festive colors. Next to go is the usual tablecloth and dish towels! These small and simple changes will give your house that holiday… Read more »
Want something a little different for the holidays this year? Try basing your design around a theme. Select a focal color like blue or purple (yes, they can be used for Christmas too!) or decorate with a specific motif, such as birds or stars. Your décor will be fun, fresh and festive!