All in Family

My Top 3 Time Blocks

I’m a huge proponent of time blocking (or time batching). After I wrote this post I received so many questions and comments regarding what goes into specific time blocks, that I thought I would jot down my thoughts to share with you today! These time blocks can be slotted into every day, every couple of days, once a week or once a month!

Our Fall Family Bucket List!

I received quite a few requests for me to share our Fall bucket list, so today I thought I would jump on the blog and post it! This is our first time doing a bucket list and I wanted to include as much as possible for us to experience this Fall. Our list includes a mixture of things we’ve done and loved, along with experiences we’ve never had before!

When You are a Minimalist, but Your Partner Isn't: 5 Steps to Help!

To start out our new week I'm so excited to introduce you to the wonderful Jennifer Kokal! This morning, Jen is discussing what to do when you and your spouse don't see exactly eye-to-eye on minimalism and organization, and the 5 tools she uses to keep her space harmonious! Huge thank you to Jen for sharing this article with us!!

Disneyland and California Adventure With Kids Done Smart and Cheap!

When I first asked the Organized Life community for their tips on how to do Disney Land, I received some incredible responses! One of the best was from the wonderful Daisy Phillips. When I approached Daisy to write a detailed article about how to do Disney Land on the cheap, I was sent the most extensive information I've seen so far on how to prepare, enjoy and remember fondly the happiest place on earth! I am beyond thrilled to be able to share with you this incredible source of information.

How to Make Spring Cleaning With Kids Fun!

As one hemisphere moves into the Spring and Summer months, another moves into their Fall and Winter. No matter what season it is for you at the moment, you may be looking to tackle some cleaning around your home to celebrate the changing season! This morning I would like to introduce you to the wonderful Cloe Matheson. Cloe is joining us this morning from beautiful New Zealand and is sharing 5 tips with us on making spring cleaning with your children fun!

Senior Guide for Decluttering and Feeling at Home

Every stage in life has a different need in terms of organization. Your organized life in your 20's will be completely different when you're entering your 40's and again in your 70's. I strive to provide you content that I feel will help you at whatever stage of the organizational process you are in, including the different, beautiful, stages of life! This morning, I'm so excited to share a guest post by Alejandra Roca. Today, Alejandra is discussing how to declutter as a senior, moving to that next stage of organization in your life and how to help you're loved one enter this exciting new stage of their journey! 

Tips for Traveling with Kids

As we move into the Summer season here in the Northern hemisphere and our Southern most friends move into their Winter season, it’s a fantastic time to organize some family trips to celebrate the changing seasons! From planning, packing and organizing your itinerary, this morning the wonderful Tara Ray shares her thoughts on how to make traveling with the entire family easy and enjoyable!

The Art of Saying "No" and Why it Matters

Living a simple and organized life means that sometimes you need to say "No" to things that simply won't fit into it. This morning I'm excited to share a guest article from Krysta Manning from The Thoughtful Mum on prioritizing what's important in your life and becoming comfortable saying "No" and enjoying the freedom that saying that simple word brings. 

Gifts for Mom

Mother's day is almost upon us, and if you're looking for some gift giving ideas that don't involve objects and wrapping paper, then look no further! I've compiled a list of gifts including tickets to events, experiences like skydiving and the old tried-and-true flower arrangement! Remember to show your Mom some love this Sunday!

Planning for a Successful Week

I stumbled upon Lauren's gorgeous instagram feed an_organized_life many months ago and immediately became enamored. As a devotee of home organization and the pursuit of a minimalist lifestyle, Lauren was a girl after my own heart. I am thrilled that she has graciously extended me the offer of writing a guest post for her blog.