Simply Organized

Vehicle Emergency Kit
(This post contains affiliate links.  This means if you click on a link and buy something, I get a little money.  This doesn’t increase your price at all; just helps to maintain the blog.) I have already written about creating an emergency kit for your home, and creating 72 Hour […]

How To Create a Vehicle Emergency Kit

emergency kit
(This post contains affiliate links. This means if you click on a link and buy something, I make a small amount of money – this doesn’t increase your price as all! Just helps to maintain the blog) No one likes to think about natural disasters. We hear about them on […]

How To Create An Emergency Kit

Dealspotr Codes and Coupons
Everyone is looking for a great bargain these days. None more so than us solo moms. We are single-income households, trying to squeeze out as much as possible from every penny. We need to make every dollar go farther … and then some. Dealspotr is a great way to find […]

Dealspotr – Find Great Deals Every Time You Shop

tax preparation
We know it needs to be done, but many of us look at it like our kids look at a big test or term paper – we try to duck it as long as possible, because we think it will be too big and scary and take too long to finish.  […]

Tax Preparation Organization

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I have a plan.  I am going to simplify Christmas this year. Well … simplify decorating for Christmas at my house this year.  2016 is my year for keeping it simple, and that includes Christmas decorations and Christmas cards.  More about Christmas cards later … After a quick (?!?!) search of […]

Simple and Thrifty Christmas Decorations

I think we all need, from time to time, a decluttering.  Whether that be a mental (maybe a tech free day, spent reading books with our kids or hiking outside), a physical (a detox, cleanse or fast), or an environmental decluttering. The last one is the focus of this post – decluttering […]

Decluttering Guide

Organizing a Bedroom Nightstand
The room we sleep in should be restful and peaceful.  But if our bedroom is cluttered, our sleep suffers.  Here are a few tips to help with organizing a bedroom nightstand, to help you have sweet dreams again. If you have a small bedroom, use a nightstand with storage drawers.  […]

Organizing a Bedroom Nightstand

Organization Roundup
Here are more great ideas, culled from various blogs throughout the week.  Maybe you will find that great idea or inspiration to encourage you in your quest for greater organization in your own home.  Let’s see what we can discover this week!     This post was shared at Motivational […]

Organization Roundup – #4

Organizing Under the Bathroom Sink
Out of sight, out of mind.  Unfortunately, that’s how we often regard the cupboard under the bathroom sink.  We may shove items under there to get them out of sight, making it a catch-all for things that have no other home.  It’s time we utilized the space we have and […]

Organizing Under the Bathroom Sink

Better Homes and Gardens Secrets of Getting Organized 2016
I found a wonderful magazine on the rack at my local Safeway grocery store last week.  Better Homes and Gardens Secrets of Getting Organized has tons of photos and tips to help organize your whole house.  I want to share with you a few pages on their website with great content […]

BHG Secrets of Getting Organized 2016

7 Tips to Organize Magazine Clutter
They pile up on the table, on the floor, on the kitchen counter, under the nightstand … magazines. They show up in the mail, we bring them into our homes, and then they take up residence everywhere and seem to multiply. Magazine clutter isn’t difficult to tame. It just takes […]

7 Tips to Organize Magazine Clutter

Organization Roundup 2
It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for another Organization Roundup! And we’ve got ideas and tips to get your garage, baby, school paperwork, binder and Mondays organized.  You can find printables and lists, helpful ideas for products to purchase – and hacks that will keep you from spending any […]

Organization Roundup – #3

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If you have school-age kiddos, you know that there are lots of papers being sent home from school each week. Where can you store them all, and how do you decide what to keep? Here are a few ideas for taming your children’s paper clutter: Give each child a basket […]

Organizing Children’s Paper Clutter

Organization Roundup
Here again are the some of the best organization posts I have found from the past week.  Thanks for checking these out, and for sharing them!    

Organization Roundup – #2

Here are a few quick and easy ideas for organizing a home filing system. Use some standard home filing system categories as a guide to setting up your own: Insurance – home, auto, life, disability, medical, etc. Financial – bank accounts, credit card accounts, mortgage statements, investments, etc. Property – […]

Organizing a Home Filing System

Organization Roundup
Here is my attempt at an “organization roundup” – a compilation of posts from my site and others, all dealing with organizing your home, car, etc. This is a roundup of the best organizational posts I found from the past week. This post was submitted to Motivational Monday Link Up My […]

Organization Roundup – #1

5 Tips to Easier Bill Paying 2
Bill paying can be a headache! Whether it’s finding the bill that needed to be paid last week, or not being able to find a stamp when it comes time to get that check into the mail.  There is anxiety surrounding the paying of our monthly bills. These tips should […]

5 Tips to Easier Bill Paying

6 Tips to End Paper Clutter 2
Paper is all around us, and there is more coming into our homes every day.  It’s very easy to wind up with paper clutter.  It sometimes seems that it will engulf us soon, if we don’t get a handle on how to control it. Here are a few ideas to help you […]

6 Tips to End Paper Clutter