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pantry organization

Pantry Organization

Pantry Organization

Have you ever heard of how people pick a word to represent what they want to work on for the new year?  This is something that I have never done before, but this year I decided that my word is going to be:


Lots of people get organized right after Christmas, but I am hoping this will be a year long goal. 

I have already started planning in my planner and written down different areas of my home and my life that I would like to get better organized.

The first project that I have done for the new year is my pantry organization!
pantry organizationThis is what it looks like now!!!

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garage organization

Garage Organization

I am so excited about my new Garage Organization!  My garage has always been a bit of an eye sore.  It seems to be the collect all for anything that I don’t want in the house and I have not seriously organized it for several years!  I give it a good clean out at least twice a year, but I have not organized things and de-junked for a long time!  So it was well over-due for a good organization!  garage organization Continue reading


Pantry Shopping List

I don’t know about you, but in the summertime when it is hot, I don’t really like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking meals…so I always like to stock my pantry, so that I can usually pull a meal together in no time at all!  Really I like to have my pantry stocked all of the time, but for some reason I tend to do it better in the summer time!

I decided that for my post today I would share a pantry shopping list that I put together:


 To download a copy click on this link: pantry shopping list

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Friday’s Favorite Find

Today I wanted to do another one of my favorite finds! 

Since it is the beginning of the new year and a lot of us are thinking about resolutions and goals I wanted to share this book with you.  I am a very type A person and I love to read organizational books and articles! :)  I am a list maker and I love to write in my planner and plan out  all of my “to-do’s” for the day.  One of my biggest problems is that my lists are usually longer than the time in the day!  

I don’t even remember where I read about this book, but I ordered it and have been working on it for 3 weeks now!  I love the concept of this book, that you set ONE goal a week and work on it.  (Not a whole page of them!)  The second thing that I love about this book is that you are supposed to reward yourself!  How many of us women ever reward ourselves?  Not many.  Well, now you have an excuse to reward yourself for the goals that you accomplish!  Gotta love that!  Another thing that you will do with this book is write a life plan.  This little exercise really made me stop and think about what I really want to accomplish in my life time!

The name of this book is:

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FAITHFUL fit & FABULOUS by Connie E. Sokol

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Organize Your Fridge!

I have seen several posts lately on how to organize your fridge and the minute I saw the first one… it was one of those ah ha moments for me!   Why have I never thought of this?

I have never liked my fridge.  It is a side by side and I secretly keep hoping that it will go out on me so that I can get a new one! (Don’t tell my husband!)  It just has poor storage space!  The freezer is so narrow that a frozen pizza would not even fit in it.  Not that I really ever buy frozen pizzas, but if I did, it would have to go in my freezer out in the garage!  There is no way the bulk stuff from Costco would ever fit in there!

Today you are getting the KEEPING IT REAL version of my fridge!  Sorry.


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November Calendar

I have gotten a new makeover for the blog!  What do you think?  I love how it looks and I think that you will be able to find things a little bit easier.  We are still working out a few of the bugs, but I love the overall look!  I have been working with Jenn from Munchkin Land Designs  and I would recommend her to everyone.  She has been great to work with and has been more than willing to tweak whatever I wanted her to do!  Thanks Jenn!

Now for my post for today…

This is my calendar for November.  I used some of the same things from September, but I added a few of my own touches.  I put the fall leaves garland across the top with a group of leaves in the corner with a glass bubble that says “Inspire.”

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Ikea Book Shelves (Spice Racks)

I don’t know how many of you have seen on Pinterest or out there in blog land, these spice racks from Ikea used as a book shelf. Well, I saw the idea about a year ago and I have literally been waiting that long to get some!  They have been back ordered, in stock and out again for over a year!  My cute neighbor, Susan, called me last week and said that she was at Ikea and they had some in stock and did I want her to pick some up for me!  Don’t you just love friends that watch out for you!

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