Skip to Content

Holiday Organization

Nothing says disruption like the holidays.

When the holiday decor comes out – it doesn’t matter if it’s Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, a birthday celebration, or any other special occasion – chaos always follows.

Here are some tips, tricks, and ideas to having fun in any season while staying organized, too.

 

10 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas on Amazon

Valentine’s Day is just 7 days away! If you haven’t done your shopping yet – there is still time. Here are 10 last minute Valentine’s Day gifts you can still get on time with Amazon Prime. Sign up for a FREE Amazon Prime trial here. Here’s the Quick List Cute Heart Elephant Sculpture Soul Mates …

Read More about 10 Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas on Amazon

Erin Condren LifePlanner Covers for Halloween

Check out these Erin Condren LifePlanner covers for Halloween. If you think they are a little impractical – think again. Erin Condren sells these Halloween covers a la carte! So, you can change the look of your planner very easily. I love decorating for Halloween. But my practical side is like a Grinch of all …

Read More about Erin Condren LifePlanner Covers for Halloween

How to Pick The Right Artificial Christmas Tree

Even though artificial Christmas trees have been in the stores since Halloween (maybe even earlier?) – I usually wait until after Thanksgiving to do any kind of holiday decorating. Putting up the Christmas tree is usually a good activity to help work our way through our Thanksgiving food comas on Black Friday. In between grabbing …

Read More about How to Pick The Right Artificial Christmas Tree

The Best Halloween Candy That Is Budget Friendly Too

We’ve been doing Halloween for over twenty years now so I have pinpointed the best Halloween candy (and it’s budget friendly, too!). Lately, it seems that price of Halloween treats has really skyrocketed. Huge bags of mini candy can cost an arm and a leg. We get hundreds of trick or treaters in our neighborhood, …

Read More about The Best Halloween Candy That Is Budget Friendly Too

10 Practical Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

Looking for Valentine’s Day gifts for kids? Valentine’s Day is kind of a tricky holiday. It was designed to celebrate your sweetheart. Of course your kids are your sweethearts. But you don’t really want to turn Valentine’s Day into another Christmas do you? For younger children, I have tried a few different Valentine’s Day gift …

Read More about 10 Practical Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

Make Sure You Do This if You Gift an Amazon Echo Device

Here is a little tip if you happen to be giving the gift of Alexa this holiday season (or any time for that matter). Amazon aficionado’s know exactly what I am talking about. But for all others – Alexa is the digital assistant that you will find on all of the Amazon Echo devices. These …

Read More about Make Sure You Do This if You Gift an Amazon Echo Device

Earth Day – How you can help save the planet this year.

When is Earth Day? It’s today – April 22, 2017 – and it is an occasion that is well worth paying attention to. Our Earth is the only home that we have, so we must teach future generations to take care of it. This year the Earth Day Network’s campaign is all about environmental and …

Read More about Earth Day – How you can help save the planet this year.

Practical Last Minute Holiday Gifts – Ideas You Can Get Now

From now until the end of the year, my time is not mine. Today my task is to run around and find practical last minute holiday gifts because even though I thought I was done shopping, I really am not. These last few days is that awkward time where shopping online is dicey. You may …

Read More about Practical Last Minute Holiday Gifts – Ideas You Can Get Now

Hosting the Holiday Party? 6 Tips for a Stress-Free Celebration

There’s nothing more joyous than celebrating the holidays with friends and family. But hosting the holiday party can be a little stressful. Assuming the role of hostess comes with a hefty to-do list that can leave you feeling overwhelmed and anything but joyful by the time guests arrive. If you feel panic-stricken at the thought …

Read More about Hosting the Holiday Party? 6 Tips for a Stress-Free Celebration

Thanksgiving Entertaining Tips For a Large Crowd

It’s that time of year again. These Thanksgiving entertaining tips will help you serve a large crowd with no stress. Every year I host a crowd of at least 20 people for Thanksgiving. There is lots of food, laughing, and great conversation. And the one thing that is always missing – thankfully – is stress. I …

Read More about Thanksgiving Entertaining Tips For a Large Crowd

How to Avoid a Thanksgiving Meal Fiasco

Hosting a Thanksgiving meal for a large group is no small undertaking. There are a lot of moving parts that each need a fair amount of attention. The turkey, the fixings, the dessert, drinks, appetizers, decor, seating, and entertainment. For the dinner to go smoothly, it all comes down to one thing – TIMING. Where …

Read More about How to Avoid a Thanksgiving Meal Fiasco