Organized and Productive Living

Have an Organized Christmas with a Christmas Planner

  I used to reach the week of Thanksgiving feeling a dread in the pit of my stomach. I was excited to spend time with my family, sure. But I knew once the day was over, it was just a few short weeks until Christmas, and the stress of organizing all the things that needed to… Continue reading Have an Organized Christmas with a Christmas Planner

Organized and Productive Living

When Your Summer Doesn’t Go As Planned

“How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh. Yellow is a color I associate with summer, but a color that I’ve only come to love as an adult. As a young girl I had a yellow bedroom. I couldn’t appreciate it, however, because as the only girl in a family… Continue reading When Your Summer Doesn’t Go As Planned

Organized and Productive Living

Summer Vacation: How to Survive a Rainy Day

It’s been a wet June here in southwestern NH. While we are on the tail end of a three-day heatwave, thunder is booming outside my window and rain is pouring down. Rain can ruin the best laid vacation plan. It doesn’t have to. The best way to deal with rain during your vacation is to plan… Continue reading Summer Vacation: How to Survive a Rainy Day

Organized and Productive Living

Getting Organized in January: Create a Plan

So it’s the start of the year and you feel pressure to get every area of your life organized, right? Social media is pushing posts about how to “Get Organized in 2017” and “Resolutions for Your Home” and “Inspiring Organization Projects to Jump Start Your New Year.” The big box stores have everything you could… Continue reading Getting Organized in January: Create a Plan

Bullet Journaling · Organized and Productive Living

Garden Planning in a Journal, Bullet or Otherwise

The best kept gardening secret has nothing to do with soil temperature or crop rotation schedules. It’s not how to keep aphids off your cherry tree, or how to prevent blossom end rot on squash plants. While these are all great things to know, the best tip I can share with you is to keep… Continue reading Garden Planning in a Journal, Bullet or Otherwise