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chaos control: setting up my bullet journal for 2019

Let me start with an apology. Sorry for the sad photos…we haven’t had much sun the last few days. I struggle at the best of times to get decent pictures, but it’s been extra challenging this winter. Usually I start my planning in September, as it corresponds to the school year. My current bullet journal,…… Continue reading chaos control: setting up my bullet journal for 2019

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chaos control: meal planning

I’ve been trying to get in the habit of menu planning. Last year, I began adding a meals section to the weekly plan in my bullet journal. My intention was to plan for all meals, however, that doesn’t always work. If I followed through on my dinners, though, I felt successful.  I would say that…… Continue reading chaos control: meal planning

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spring cleaning ~ closet purge

So… I was going to wait to do this until I was finished my spring cleaning, but it’s been a bit of a slow process around here.  It seems the warm weather motivated y’all long ago, but we still have the furnace going most days around here. I did begin the purging process in my…… Continue reading spring cleaning ~ closet purge

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chaos control ~ jewelry organizer

I profess, I am not one to jump on the January bandwagon of goals and resolutions.  Not that I’m against getting organized–far from it.  I truly want to have an organized and efficient home.  I do like checklists and setting goals, though I’ve learned to do so in pencil, because I have trouble with the…… Continue reading chaos control ~ jewelry organizer

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control my chaos ~ bullet journal

Ahhhhh…September.  Best of summer.  Warm enough for shorts and flip flops and dips in the ocean. Best of fall. Cardigans in the morning and evening. Pumpkin spice lattes. Routine.  Oh, blessed routine.  How I’ve missed thee. Okay…if you know me, you know I love lists.  I love the concept of being super organized.  I love…… Continue reading control my chaos ~ bullet journal

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spicin’ up my life

I enjoy organizing.  I like to know where things are.  I like to group similar things together.  I like to have a system.  I like to control my chaos.  Trouble is, I am not so good on the follow -through, the staying organized.  I am a wannabe.  (see here) As I unpacked our boxes, I found more baskets…… Continue reading spicin’ up my life