10 of my Favorite Organizing Products

I’ve worked as a Professional Organizer for almost 18 years & there are a few things that I simply could not live without. There are also some “commandments” that I try to bestow on my clients & it never ceases to amaze me when they tell me that they hear me in their head sometimes… “Laurie would want me to purge this or Laurie would tell me that I don’t need to buy another set of dishes, etc.” I love my job & I hope you love some of my suggestions!Label Maker Thou shalt not hand write on file folders or the sides of boxes! It makes my eye twitch when I open a file drawer & see handwritten file folders. Unless you have the handwriting of an Interior Designer PLEASE use a label maker! You can also use the Avery Label Stock & use your printer to get fancy with fonts … [Read more...]

Fun {and Free!} Kitchen Printables

Kitchen printables can be used to decorate, or can be functional as well - laminate and hang the conversion table inside a cabinet, place the labels on inexpensive glass canisters on your counter, use the pretty mason jar lids as a hostess gift! I love the menu planner too - I am always looking for ways to organize in the kitchen and this is a great start!I love Lindsay's Menu Planning page - she not only gives you the menu in a lot of pretty colors, she shows you how to bind it in a notebook to keep track of all your past menus as well!I love these little illustrations from The Handmade Home- I could see these being used for ADORABLE note cards!This conversion and measurement chart from I Should be Mopping the Floor is going up inside my cabinet right away - I … [Read more...]

Free Printable – Food Labels and Canning Labels

For this month's printable, I was inspired by all the posts I have seen lately about canning and giving food as gifts -Can't you picture these on some homemade treats? I had so much fun making them! To use, click on each image to get the full size image, then right click to save - then print! Next Month - Lunch box notes for back to school! … [Read more...]