There was definitely a time when I did NOT feel that getting dressed was easy. I love fashion so much and I always want to look on the outside how I feel on the inside, but I NEVER want it to take more than a few minutes to accomplish this goal. Once I got myself organized and streamlined my process, I was able to cut down the time immensely. I just need to stick to these simple steps…..
A business CANNOT be successful without a strategy and proper operations. A home is not any different. Home life is just as busy, if not BUSIER, than a company. So, to make our life as easy and balanced as possible this year, we just need to follow these steps to be operational wizards…
For us to actually be organized and have a balanced life, we need to have a system and we need to stick to it! This is my system that has kept me on top of all of my responsibilities, even while being in the hospital for a month last summer…
I think it’s necessary to have a clean and organized refrigerator every day of the year, but if you don’t, it’s at least required for Thanksgiving. Even when we don’t host, we end up with lots of leftovers that need a home. So, let’s get crackin’ and organize our fridge in these 4 easy steps…
My closet is the dreamiest place in my apartment. It’s appearance AND functionality are essential to starting my day off correctly. If everything was in a heap, I wouldn’t be able to find anything, I’d be late to work, and I would be a wrinkled mess…très tragique! To avoid this problem, we must follow these easy steps to create (and maintain!) a chic, useable closet:
I hate clutter. And I hate ugly. I’m a very visual person with a great attention to detail, which means every single thing I see in a day affects me.
When I moved into my last apartment, it was quite challenging to fit everything perfectly (as it always is when you’re dealing with a Manhattan apartment). After about a day and a half of desperately trying to make “organization magic,” my good-intentioned dad said, “Don’t worry about how it looks, no one will see it.” Given my passion and zest for life, and loudly (and immediately) responded, “I will!!!! I WILL SEE IT! I have eyes!!!!!”
Since I have eyes, and very good ones at that, I’m constantly on a mission to be as chicly organized as possible. Here are my super-helpful findings for the bedroom:
I went through this terrible phase a few years ago where leaving the house felt like preparing to climb Mt. Everest. This was no bueno. It caused me to hardly ever leave the house, and when I did I was constantly stressed and anxious. That’s no way to live! So, I made a change and got my life together. Now, I’m always ready to go, which means, I’ve living life and not hiding from it. Here’s how:
Grocery shopping should not induce anxiety, nor should it waste your time or money. To make this process as painless as possible, we simply need to do the following: