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Let’s Get Organized ~ Summer Chores

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We have been on summer break for about 3 weeks now. I wanted to get the summer chores enforced and our new summer schedule going when we got back from Reno a couple weeks ago, but I had a hard time getting my act together and wanting to enforce chores. I’ve been working on finishing up all the “paperwork” to go along with our schedule and chores and I finally got it up on Friday. I’m still working out the kinks and I’m sure I’ll change things up as the summer goes along. It’s all about trial and error, right? πŸ™‚

I am excited about this post, despite the fact that ! I am not that great about making my kids do chores. Those things that are so much easier for me to just do them and get them done quickly, you know them, right? I’m not one of those moms that has to have chores done PERFECTLY, but I am one of those moms that doesn’t want to stand around all day waiting for my kids to finish their chores.

SO, I went to the good old World Wide Web and did a Google search for Summer Chore Charts and Ideas. I found SO many good ideas and I wanted to do EVERY SINGLE one of them! BUT I had to choose just one, so my kids wouldn’t get too overwhelmed, and so that I wouldn’t either. There were two that really stood out to me and I kind of tweaked them to make them my own.

The first blog I went to was Organizing Made Fun. Becky is a GREAT blogger! She is one of the blogs that I LOVE to get daily emails from. I loved her idea of having the kids earn Media Minutes and I downloaded her 2 printables from her summer chore post. I know these will work great for my boys! they LOVE to just sit around and watch show after show after show. I’m not going to have ANY of that this summer!! I’m going to be on top of my job!!

The next blog I found was called Just Organize Yourself. I loved her summer chore post because it linked to a bunch of great ideas for chore charts. She goes into more detail on how she does her chores and lists in this post.

There were SO many more blogs that I found with great ideas! There were too many for me to read them all. A couple more I liked were Chicken Babies, Raising a Healthy Family and Homebody, she does a 3 part series called Summer Plan Mini Series:

*Rules and Consequences

*Kids Chores

*Fun Stuff

I also went on pinterest, of course!! I have already pinned a bunch of ideas and there was one that I’m definitely going to do, FINALLY! I’ve had it pinned ever since I opened my account I believe! LOL You can view my summer chore board HERE.

Chore Punch Cards ( I printed some off on my computer with cardstock and cut them out. Each kid starts the week out with one card and for every chore he does all the way AND the RIGHT way he’ll get a punch. Once the card is full he can cash it in for a prize. I have a prize box in my craft room that is overflowing. I’ve been saving up stuff for a while now.)

Chore Cards (I actually bought these cards a couple years ago. It was only $1.50 and she had them all written up and I didn’t have to do any work. I have never actually put them into use though so they are now going to come into play; although, I did tweak them to fit my needs. Each boy picks a chore card for the day and they also have to do one Kitchen job as well as all their morning and evening routine chores. The routine chores don’t count for the punch cards, though. Just the cleaning chores count. Depending on what Chore they are assigned on a certain day, they can earn more than 2 punches. I’m very optimistic that this will work!)

Are you ready to see all these things in ACTION??!! I have been hard at work in the last week getting everything organized and together and I am really proud of how it all turned out! It wasn’t anything fancy like some of the chore charts I admired on Just Organize Yourself, but it was easy and I didn’t feel overwhelmed by it. This week we will definitely be using all of these things I have talked about in this post, starting TODAY! I can’t wait! (Is it weird that I’m excited about getting my kids to do chores? I’m sure I will hate it after 10 seconds of instigating it! LOL)

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This is what the chore area has looked like since school got out, pretty bare.

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And this is what it looks like now!Β  What do you think? I laminated all the chore cards and then taped them onto the metal board with washi tape. I’ve been itching to use some of it and thought it was a pretty good idea to use it for this little project:) I got the idea for this on this blog and made it my own.

So, this is how I’ve thought it out, each kid has a pocket. They will always have an Evening and Morning checklist in their pocket so they can check everything off and get it initialed by Mom or Dad. At the beginning of each day I will have them randomly choose between 2 chores. I will assign who gets what kitchen chores. The Mom’s Choice chores will be done when needed. I’m not really sure if I’ll let those ones be a weekly thing or just when I feel like having them do it. That’s why they got a separate category.

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These are all the chore cards I have printed up.

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I have the media minute tickets in the blue holder that has the stickers and pencils, etc.

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I found this cute calender on a blog while I was browsing summer chore charts. I edited it to fit our schedule.

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These are the Chore Punch Cards I did up. I used a different color at the bottom for each boy, depending on what their favorite color is. I’m planning on throwing these out after they are filled up so I did not laminate them. If you want a free copy of these you can download them HERE.

We are hard at work keeping up with our new summer schedule and doing chores this morning. I will be back next week with a progress report πŸ™‚ Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a great Monday!

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Let’s Get Organized ~ Summer Schedule & Plans

Well, we made it through another year of school and my 2 school age boys are now home FULL TIME! It’s officially SUMMER in our house! YAY!! Oh, wait, that means I have to be around them all day. And break up fights and tantrums and here the endless whining…. *SIGH*

I will say this: I LOVE my kids. Very. Much. BUT, that being said, my two older ones are getting to the age where they LOVE to bother each other or their little brother. They LOVE to fight, or so it seems. They LOVE to whine and complain and make messes… so, when people have been asking me if I’m excited for summer I say “NO!!!”

Am I a horrible mom for feeling that way? I feel bad that I don’t enjoy summer as much as I could, but when you spend most of your days yelling at your kids to STOP yelling (LOL I wonder why they yell haha) and fighting and bothering each other, it’s just not that enjoyable. Last year we went on a LOOONNNGGG vacation to CA and Vegas. It was AWESOME and I think it helped the summer pass fast! This year we have a few plans; my sis is getting married June 1st in Reno and we’re going! Wooo!, I’ve signed the boys up for a couple of different sports and camps, but for the most part we will be stuck at home. I am wracking my brain thinking of ways not to go crazy with all 3 wild and crazy boys of mine in the same house 24 hours a day for 3 months straight!! Here is what I came up with:

I have mapped out a daily schedule. I’m not really a stickler when it comes to schedules. I usually plan out my days, BUT they never seem to go how I plan. With the new summer schedule I wanted to basically give myself an idea of what I want to have accomplished in a certain time frame. I will more than likely be flexible, but we WILL get all chores done before they can play or do anything exciting.

Our daily schedule during the summer will go something like this:

6-9am ~ wake up, eat breakfast, get ready for the day, TV time (WHY on earth would I list 6am as a possible wake up hour?!! Well, I only have ONE out of THREE children that actually sleeps in!! *SIGH* SO there is a big possibility that I will still have the same hours of sleep as I do during the school year. BIG possibility!)

(I say TV time because I often will get up at 6 with the 2 boys that are early birds and let them watch TV until Jonas wakes up. I also let them watch TV on the iPad we have in the kitchen during breakfast.)

9-10am ~ Choretime. I am working on chore charts for all 3 boys and hopefully will come back soon with a post just about that!

10am-12pm ~ Activity/Outside Playtime!! This will be the time that we do all those fun activities I have planned for us this summer (I guess I better start thinking!!). The cheap theater in town does a movie pass during the summer so I always buy one. They play the movies on Thursday – Saturday at 10am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm. I will mostly likely find a babysitter for Tinian when we do this activity. We will go play at the park and do picnics, ride bikes, play in the backyard. Oh, and swimming is high on the agenda! πŸ™‚ Brynnan keeps asking me when they can start doing lessons!

If I don’t have anything planned they will have mandatory playtime outside. Maybe we’ll even do a mandatory picnic in the backyard every week πŸ™‚ I am considering buying a trampoline again. I am also thinking of putting out a wading pool for them to easily have access to. Brynnan keeps asking if we have a pool. He remembers the one I bought for his birthday 2 years ago that we haven’t used since. It’s one of those blow up ones that I used to have to do by myself because we didn’t have anything to blow it up but a little air pump. Now we have a shop vac so it will hopefully be NICE and EASY to blow that sucker up!

12pm ~ Lunchtime! (12:30-ish) After lunch, before Tini goes down for his nap, I will read to the boys. Once I’ve put Tinian down for a nap the boys will read by themselves for 20 minutes. Then, they can have their Free time, see below.

1-3pm ~ Tinian ~ naptime, Jonas and Brynnan ~ Freetime. Free time could mean anything! They can play outside, go to a friends house, have a friend come over and play, art time at the table, or video game/computer game time (which they WILL have to earn each day by doing daily chores.)

3-5pm ~ MORE Outside Play!! πŸ™‚ (During this time I will have them play in the backyard so I can get work done or have some alone time.)

5-6pm ~ TV time. (While Mark and I, wait, who am I kidding?, while Mark prepares dinner they can watch a little TV, if they want to. Tinian and Brynnan would probably play outside all day! πŸ™‚ I haven’t decided if this is free or if they have to earn this TV time.)

6-7pm ~ Dinner and clean up. Jonas and Brynnan will take turns helping me clean up after dinner. I haven’t fully decided on how this will work yet. I’m thinking that they will switch off days, like, Jonas helps me wash the dishes M,W,F and Brynnan clears the table and washes it off on those days. Jonas will clear of the table and wash it on T, T, Sat and Brynnan do the dishes.

If there is time left before 7 we can do something as a family, play a board game or video game or whatever. Maybe just sit and watch TV together. I just want us to be together as a family.

7-8pm ~ Bedtime Prep. Our boys ALWAYS go to bed at 8! Even during the summer! Why? We have found that with a consistent sleeping schedule they are happier. Sometimes we stretch it past 8:00 and it’s not too bad, but if the boys go to bed any later than 9:00 they are usually REALLY crabby the next day! ALSO, this allows for Mark and I to have 2 hours of time alone before we go to bed.

I think that I want to start reading the scriptures with them before they go to bed, which is another reason why we would start getting them ready at 7:00. It allows us time to get everything done and not feel rushed.

So there you have it. Our tentative Summer Schedule. Today is the first day I will be implementing it so I’ll let you know how it goes. I’m kind of excited! I can’t wait to share with you what I came up with to make chores FUN!! πŸ™‚

Come back on Wednesday to see what my amazing guest blogger, One Artsy Mama, has to show you!

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Let’s Get Organized ~ Decluttering the House

I know we’re still in the month of April and I wanted to keep to one room a month, but some stuff has changed. We have decided that we want to sell our house and it is in MAJOR need of decluttering, dejunking and organizing!! SO, this week I’m going to be changing things up a bit.

Here’s the list of everything we need to do to get our house show worthy:

*Clean up desks

~ tools

~CD’s & DVD’s

~ Harddrives

~Boxes under Mark’s desk

*Clean up movie shelves in basement

*Clean craft room shelves

*Clean fabric on bookcase in craft room

*Paint Touch ups

~ old craft area wall

~ wall around dogs old bed

~ Kitchen wall and baseboards

~Bedroom walls and baseboards

~ Hallway walls and baseboards

~ Window wells in basement (3)

Things we need to put in storage or throw/giveaway:

Laundry room

~boxes

~toys

~bins

Craft room/Toy room

~balls

~toys

~bookcases

~frames not in use

~containers & baskets not in use

Living room

~ Green chair

~ Target shelf

~Rocking chair

Boys Room

~ Diaper changing table

~ Old clothes that don’t fit

~ Bookshelf

~ Diaper trash can

Master Bedroom

~Everything in the corner that doesn’t have a home

~ bookcase

Kitchen

~ table (make smaller and keep clean!! )

~ Lazy susan in storage

~Clutter on table, wall by stairs and counters

WHEW!! That was a LONG list!! *SIGH* I’m sure it will only get longer as we clean up and realize how much more we need to do. I’m going to have to go through all the toys and only keep the ones the boys ACTUALLY play with. I have a HARD time giving up their toys. I always feel like, if I sell them or give them away, they’ll ask for them and want to actually play with them. No matter how little they play with them now! lol so, yeah, I have a problem keeping toys. I finally let go of all our baby toys last year, but I’m still kind of sad about that! I have a basket full of toys that I want to sell in the laundry room, I just need to take pictures and put up an ad on Craigslist.

Does anyone else use craigslist? We do all the time! I even have an app for it on my phone, which makes life so much easier! Just snap all the pictures with your phone and load them into the app. Easy!!

Anyway, so, this week I am going to be decluttering rooms and going through toys. Monday I’m going to start with the laundry room. We have tons of boxes we’ve been saving for moving, so most of those I will put into storage to save for when it actually happens. I have some boxes of papers and other things I need to go through that I’ll put in storage too. I’ll go through the toys and take pictures and post on Craigslist.

We already have a storage unit, but it’s REALLY small so I’ll have to go to the office tomorrow and pay for a bigger one. We’re going to be putting some chairs from the living room in it so we’ll need a semi big one. I’ll want to buy some plastic covers to put on the chairs, too. It gets pretty dirty inside the storage unit!

Tuesday I’ll work in the Master bedroom. There’s not much to do/get rid of in there so I’ll probably work in the kitchen that day too.

Wednesday ~ Boys room

Thursday ~ Living room

Friday ~ Craft room

We have a meeting with a Realtor on Saturday so hopefully we can get everything cleaned up and looking nice. We already have pictures to give him, but I’ll feel so much better if the house is ready to show!! πŸ™‚

I’m also have to start keeping up with my cleaning schedule better!! I can’t slack off! I’ve been bad about doing that lately, especially since I’ve been sick. I’ll be deep cleaning the upstairs bathroom and cleaning up the garage. There’s stuff everywhere in there!! *SIGH*

I’ve got my work cut out for me, but I just need to not think about how much I have to do and JUST DO IT!!

It’s also Kids Clothing Week so I’m participating in this fun sewing challenge. You can read more about it on their blog or facebook page. I’ll be working on pillowcase dresses and shorts for the kids in Uganda. I have a special post scheduled for Wednesday all about Project Yesu and this wonderful cause, so I hope you’ll come back! Mallory, the girl who founded Project Yesu, is stopping by to say hi! She’s such a great girl and it’s been fun getting to know her through this project!

Do you have any tips for me while I prepare to sell my house? I would love you to email me or link up posts you’ve done on moving or selling your house! I appreciate any help or advice you have!! πŸ™‚

Here are a couple links that I will be referring to as I declutter and clean our house this week; the best cleaning tips board on pinterest & 10 foolproof ways to reduse clutter by i Dream of Clean. Jenn, over at Clean & Scentsible, also has a great post on organizing a kitchen command center. I don’t really have room for that in my small kitchen, so I will be doing some different things for that. Delightful Order is also a VERY helpful blog in organizing tasks! She does a monthly room, just like Jenn and her lists and posts are very helpful.

Well, thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a great week! Don’t forget to come back on Wednesday! πŸ™‚

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Let’s Get Organized ~ Craft Room

Ok, yes, I know it’s a new month. I should be starting a new room, BUT since last week was spring break and all 3 boys were home and driving me crazy most of the day I didn’t get much accomplished that I wanted to. I actually don’t think I got ANYTHING accomplished! πŸ˜› SO, I’m going to take this week to redo last weeks goals. I AM going to finish cleaning off my sewing desk this week and reorganize everything on it like I wanted too. I am also going to clean under the desk and quite possibly the fabric bookshelf that looks like a MESS!!

So, that is my plan for the week. I know you were probably looking forward to a longer more in depth post on this wonderful topic of cleaning and organizing my craft room, but seeing as it is already 1:00 pm and I still have yet to do my organizing of the said craft room for the day, I need to move on with life at the moment. Tomorrow I might come back and give you some before and after pictures. My scrapbook desk still is pretty clean.

OH, another big thing going on at my house right now….. I’m potty training my 2 and a half year old. So that’s also another reason why I need to go. We’re doing the whole sit-on-the-potty-every-30-minutes routine. It’s SPECIAL! Has he actually gone pee on the potty yet today?!! NO!!! BUT he did pee in the laundry room, luckily we have an old house and the floor is cementish with it leading downward into a drain. He peed conventiently close to the drain so it was all good! πŸ™‚ I can’t wait for this to all be over!! If anyone wants to share potty training advice feel free!! I’m ALL EARS!!

Hope you’re having a not so Manic Monday:) Thanks for stopping by!

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Let’s Get Organized & a Little Crafty ~ St. Patrick’s Day Wreath

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I know this is the post you’ve all been waiting for! I finally finished my St. Patty’s Day wreath and am ready to reveal it to the world:)

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BUT, you’ll have to wait until the end of the post. So, you might as well read all about my organizing plan for this week. I’m actually excited about organizing this month. I’m doing a room that REALLY needs it!!

This month I’ll be working on organizing my craft room. I know, it’s probably getting old how often I talk about having to organize my craft room. It’s seriously the hardest room I have to keep clean!

Here’s my March organizing to do list:

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I’m sure I’ll come up with some more things to clean along the way, but for now this is my list. This week I will be working on cleaning off and organizing the desks in my room as well as a few of the shelves with supplies. I think I need to make this a weekly chore so that my room doesn’t become so horrible all the time. I’m constantly losing things I need and I never have a clean surface to work on. It drives my husband crazy, even though he doesn’t use it even a quarter of the amount I do. It drives me crazy too, but I’m too lazy to change my ways. SO, this month I am going to start to change how I do things. When I craft, sew or blog I am going to always give myself enough time to clean up after I’m done.

Monday ~ Clean off ironing board (I have tons of projects finished and needing to be finished just sitting on my ironing board. And it’s in the way of my scrapbooking desk. It’s very annoying!), Hang up all finished clothing projects in the closet, find places for all unfinished projects, Clean and organize sewing desk

Tuesday ~ Clean up around my craft desks and organize scrapbooking desk

Wednesday ~ Organize scrapbook shelves

Thursday ~ Organize sewing supplies on shelves in one area

Friday ~ Organize craft supplies on shelves in one area

I will also be working on my monthly organizing goals as well. I have decided to start doing them on the same schedule to make sure I keep doing them every month. This week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday I will be organizing the garage, cleaning under the kitchen sink (thoroughly), and organizing the pantry.

I’ve got a busy week ahead of me and I’m pumped and ready to go. Hopefully, it will last all week! πŸ™‚

Now that business as usual is over, we can go onto what you’ve all been waiting for….

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This is my wreath that I finally sat down and made last Friday night. I LOVE it!! I found the inspiration for it on pinterest, but mine turned out quite a bit different than the inspiration photo! I’m glad too, I want my crafts to reflect me and my craftiness.

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I had so much FUN making this!! I was in a local craft store, Porter’s, and saw these burlap little pouches that came attached to burlap rope. They were the PERFECT size for this project AND they were on sale so I snatched them up. I also bought some expensive gold glitter cardstock. It was almost $3!! I couldn’t believe it, but I LOVE how it looks so I’m not complaining.

 

I bought some shamrock shapes from the Silhouette Online Store and found a cute 3 leaf one that I liked. I also bought a font from the store called, Whale Tail, and I used that for the word Lucky. I made the little flags myself from a shape I already had. I want to use the glitter paper so I had my silhouette cut out the shape with a dotted line in the middle so it would easily fold over.

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I used hot glue to glue everything together before attaching with the glue gun to the wreath.

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I LOVE how the little ribbon flowers turned out! I think they’re my second favorite part about the wreath:)

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My favorite part of the wreath is the lucky banner!! I just think it’s so cute!!

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I’m so glad I finally got around to making this!! I’m sad it took me so long and that it won’t hang on the door for that much time this year, but I will be excited to pull it out next year the day after Valentine’s day!! πŸ™‚

I found the idea for this wreath on pinterest. You can check out the original blog post over at Tattered and Inked, which is now one of my new favorite blogs to visit!

Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you have a wonderful Monday!! Come again tomorrow, I’ll have another fun St. Patty’s craft for you:)

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Let’s Get Organized

It’s a new year, are you ready to start organizing again??!!:) I know I am. The last month has been kind of a bomb in my house. I need to get my life back in order!

What better way to start the year out right than with organizing holiday decorations? Yes, it’s true, I haven’t put my Christmas decorations away yet and it’s already January 7th. Anyone else in the same boat as me? I have a couple of excuses as to why. The biggest one is that I’ve felt lazy and not motivated to clean since Christmas… Oh, wait, I did have my kids clean so there was a little bit of my job getting done, I was just having the kids do it:) Hehe

I am going to change up how I do my organizing this year, too. I have an idea of what I want to do, but I haven’t completely made up my mind yet, SO this week I will be working on cleaning up Christmas and finding homes for new toys and presents. I will be organizing and revamping our chores and cleaning schedules for the kids and figuring out a reward system for them this week as well. Is it weird that I’m excited about that last part? Putting my kids to work makes me giddy:) LOL

Here’s my weekly plan:

Monday ~ Take down Christmas tree and put away lights and decor.

Tuesday ~ Take Christmas decor bins to storage unit. Organize new presents from Christmas.

Wednesday ~ Figure out what chore chart I want to use and what reward system.

Thursday ~ Make new chore chart and introduce to the boys.

Friday ~ Put the new chore chart into action.

It’s an easy week. I think we all need easy weeks:) And I’m going to be researching different organizing plans and ideas as well, so I won’t be slacking off.

Here are a few blogs I’ve found ideas at so far:

Delightful Order is doing a monthly organizing challenge

A Bowl Full of Lemons did a great 14 week organizing challenge at the end of 2012.

Our Thrifty Ideas has a post on chore charts.

I Heart Organizing has a lot of great organizing posts.

The Real Thing with the Coake Family has a great command central on the fridge.

Clean & Scentsible is doing a great organizing challenge.

Those are just a few of the blogs that are hosting challenges and have great ideas. I hope you find something that works for you!

Thanks for stopping by!

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LGO ~ The Bedroom Closets

Our bedroom closets need a LOT of help!! Mine & my hubby’s and the boys’ as well! I can’t believe how messy these places become so quickly!! It’s worse then the playroom sometimes!!

Anyway, I’m going to do this week a little differently than I normally do my organizing posts. Instead of posting my whole week of organizing goals I am going to post daily about what I want to accomplish each day. I hope you’ll come back and keep up with how I’m doing. I’ll hopefully post pictures of my progress too!:)

There will be a high probability that my posts will be late everyday since I’ll be blogging daily. Please bear with me this week!:)

Today, my goal was to Clean out a couple of cubby holes in the boys’ closet. I am really bad at shoving anything and everything in their cubbies and I think they’re picking it up from me. Not good!!

So, Here’s the before picture from today:

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SCARY!!! It just makes me cringe looking at the pictures!!

And here it is now, after cleaning out 2 of the cubbies:

SOOOO much better!! I feel clean now:)

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Woohoo! Thank goodness for organization:) Hopefully I’ll be back earlier tomorrow. During my blogging time today I was blogging on my family blog so this one got pushed to last.

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you had a wonderful Monday!

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Today is Tuesday

I’m sure you already know its Tuesday!;) I just didn’t know what else to name this post. Haha so, you get m I creative naming I stead.

How has your day been? I hope we’ll! I’ve been busy with the bathroom countertop and sewing. Here’s a preview of the counter…

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Lookin good right? I’ll do a full post on it once it’s finished.

Anyway, before I get too busy I wanted to share a song with you! I heard it in my way to therapy just now and I love it!! It’s called “finally found you” by Enrique Iglesias

I love it! Hope you have a good rest of your Tuesday!

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Let’s Get Organized ~ The Craft Room, Cont.

Soooo …… yeah, I got a lot done in the craft room last week, BUT not everything!! The toys are still taking up about a third of the room, half of my craft supplies are still in the same area they were before. I did move the shelves, new desk and old desk into the room though. Everything else is spread between my old craft area on the floor and the new desk and old desk. Some stuff is on the shelves, but no where near organized in the way I want it to be.

I went to DI this afternoon and found an AWESOME little shelf/cupboard thing. It was $12, which, I didn’t think was that bad of a price, but when I got home Mark said I paid too much for it. I think I did, but at least it’s cute and I’m happy with it:) LOL I checked out the DVD shelf I told you Mark saw, but it was too wideΒ  for most of my ribbon. I found a TON of other fun stuff there, along with the new shelf. I think DI is now my new favorite store. haha, I seriously never thought I’d say that!!

Anyway, so, this week will be organizing central!! I have 2 rooms I need to get organized and finish putting them together. I’m going to be busy. What have I done today? Absolutely NOTHING!! *SIGH*

And the day is almost over!! What was I thinking?!! I really wasn’t. I spent the whole weekend mainly working on photography sessions, so I needed a break from working I guess.

Starting tomorrow, this is my plan for the week:

(Monday Night – Get bathroom countertop ready to do the granite painting. Paint on primer. If I feel up to it I am going to finish going through the kids’ toys and sorting out what they play with and what they don’t. I need to find a place for their little square table in the room.)

Tuesday – Finish painting granite on bathroom countertop. Clean up kids’ toy area. Move in cubby hole cubes and stock them. Hang up peg board underneath sewing shelves. Put away scrapbook paper. Organize pictures and scrapbooking stuff.

Wednesday – Organize sewing stuff. Finish organizing scrapbook stuff.

Thursday – Clean Bathroom. Paint beadboard and cupboard.

Friday – Continue organizing craft room.

There you have it. That’s my plan for the week. Sorry this post is so late. It’s been a weird day. LOL I better go get started on the bathroom countertop if I want to finish it before the kids go to bed!

Thanks for stopping by!! I hope you had a great Monday!

 

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Let’s Get Organized! ~ The Garage

Are you ready for my organizing project this week? I’m just starting on it today because the kids and I were out of town until last night. I’m also a few weeks behind on this part of the house, BUT I’m getting it done and that’s all that matters, right?:)

So here we go:

Tuesday – Pull everything out of the garage and off of shevles. If the shelves can be moved, do so. Organize as I go by putting them in catergories. Sweep the floor!! (This has been needing to be done for SOOOO long!!). Organize everything in their categories inside the garage.

Wednesday – Hang up things that need/can be hung up. Label bins and shelving.

Thursday – Clean out the van (since we just got back from a road trip this REALLY needs to happen!!) & park in the garage!! Woohooo!! I haven’t done that in over a year!

Friday – Take things to storage unit that don’t fit in the garage with the Van inside it. Clean out the fridge in the garage. If I have time clean kitchen cupboards and drawers I didn’t get to during the kitchen week.

And there you have it. My organizing list for the week. I’m very hopeful about this one. I’ll definitely come back and show you before and after pictures. I hope it goes well!:) What are you organizing this week?

Thanks for stopping by!! Hope you’re having a great week so far!

 

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