Family

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.

Disneyland and California Adventure With Kids Done Smart and Cheap!

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!

How to Make Spring Cleaning With Kids 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! 

Senior Guide for Decluttering and Feeling at Home

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!

Tips for Traveling with Kids

Une semaine dans une famille française (A Week in a French Family)

Today marks a new beginning in the world of 'An Organized Life'! The first non-english post and, hopefully, the first of many guest contributors to speak their own language in this space and offer you even more inspiration from around the world. Rencontre-moi pour un café and enjoy this latest post en Français!

Une semaine dans une famille française (A Week in a French Family)

Meal Planning and a Video!

Good morning community! This beautiful Wednesday morning I'm discussing all things meal prep and sharing my Instagram Live video with you! Grab a coffee or tea and lets talk all things food and planning!

Meal Planning and a Video!

Simple Children's Toy Organization

Children's toys can sometimes be the most frustrating and difficult items to try and organize in your home. In this blog post I'm discussing how to identify play spaces, declutter toys and design a space that will work for you and your child!

Simple Children's Toy Organization

Finding Your Mary Poppins

Let me introduce you to one of my favorite nannies, Nanny Nita! In today's blog post, Nanny Nita discusses how to find (and keep!) your perfect Nanny!

Finding Your Mary Poppins

Ways to Save this Holiday Season

Today I'm discussing ways to save this Holiday season! From tackling small DIY projects to reigning in spending, check out these 3 ways we save. 

Ways to Save this Holiday Season

The Side Effect of Simplicity

I want you to imagine that it's an early Saturday morning. The air is crisp and the sun is slowly starting to rise as you slowly make your way out of your warm bed. You grab your robe which you've placed at the bottom of your..

The Side Effect of Simplicity

Money Saving Tips

One of my favorite things to do when I have some downtime is to discover new money saving tips from across the web! And, after (let's say) 20 years of researching, I have come up with several tips - some easy, some not so easy! Some simple and some extreme - that will save you some cash!

Money Saving Tips

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. 

The Art of Saying "No" and Why it Matters

Five Ways to Show Love to your Partner

Looking for some new ways to let your partner or spouse know how much you love them? Check out this post on five ways to show your love!

Five Ways to Show Love to your Partner

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!

Gifts for Mom

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.

Planning for a Successful Week

Amanda's Top Tips

Establish a Morning Routine

Morning and night I have mapped out what needs to be done for our days to go smoothly. I like to wake up an hour earlier to get myself showered and ready for my day, and then I will wake my daughters at 7AM. I like to have everything in order so they know what they need to do ...

Amanda's Top Tips

Baby Essentials

When my husband and I first became parents, we did a lot of research to figure out what we needed and what we could omit purchasing. Over the last (almost) year we can now look back and pinpoint the essential items that truly got us through the first several months with baby girl.

Baby Essentials