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Take a Margarita Break with Refreshing Watermelon

  After a long day of organizing your stuff, take a break with a luscious margarita. The secret ingredient today is watermelon. 1 part tequila 3 parts Baja Bob’s Sugar Free Margarita mix 1/2 cup watermelon cubes Add ice — one cup or more per serving Shake and blend on high until frothy. Enjoy the fruits […]

To My Beloved Marine Corps — that’s how the letter begins…

From the Halls of Montezuma… He’s My Neighbor Sergeant Major “Steve” Stephenson bought his 1965 Pontiac Tempest in 1968. Every day he exercises at about 5:00 a.m. then drives the Tempest to Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA, where he visits with young marines to help them heal physically, mentally and spiritually. He’s also gone to a […]

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Top Organizing Tip — Make an Appointment with Yourself

If you’re starting your day by dashing to your Smartphone to check your emails, you’re missing out on the most important appointment: the one you set with yourself.   Begin your day in a calm state thinking about what’s really important and you will be guided to spend time on the right things. Set aside […]

Beautiful Collections — Baby Boomers Organize, Inventory and Downsize

Beautiful Collections My organizing client had hundreds of teapots, teacups and saucers to be inventoried.  I feel that specialized task was outside of my scope of work. So, what was the best way to help my client?  Refer the right person for the job. I met Bonnie Laverty of Laverty Estate Inventory through the Rancho […]

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new – Albert Einstein

Try something new today!  It might work. If your goal is to organize your closet, take a step at implementing a new system. The old one doesn’t work. Create a bridge to your goal by taking small steps that guarantee you success. And, did I say guarantee?  If that doesn’t work, try another tactic that […]

Beautiful Networking in Carlsbad CA

Follow-up is an important aspect of organizing one’s marketing time.  As long as you’re going to do it, you’ll want to enjoy the process.  Part of my networking today —  Cafe Elysa on Coast Highway in Carlsbad, CA After meeting a new business contact at a business event, set up a follow-up session at a […]

Cool Flowers with Friends at Del Mar Race Track — Always Organized Beautifully

Every year my friend hosts our Supper Club to an afternoon at the Del  Mar Race Track and I always enjoy how they change up the flowers.  Such attention to detail.  This year’s “Cool” caught my eye — I just love the colors!   If you’re feeling there’s not enough time in your day to […]

Best Professional Organizing Tip — Go Vertical — Even in your Garden

  Going vertical is my favorite way to organize any space. What do I mean by “going vertical?”  Some ways to go vertical are to use shelving, cubbies and hooks.  Use the air space instead of the flat space in your home and office — and, in your garden! You can pretty much never have too […]

It Takes a Village — Professional Women’s Roundtable is that Village

As a member of PWR, my favorite monthly meetings are Member Showcases.  That’s when two members stand up bravely in front of the group and go into depth about what they do, how they got here, and more importantly who they are. Last meeting I had the pleasure of hearing and seeing Tracy Blanscet of […]

It Takes a Village – Hera Hub Coworking Center Opens in Carlsbad

    Hera Hub is Felena Hanson’s creation — bringing coworking to a new level.  And, we now have Hera Hub in beautiful Carlsbad, CA.  The location alone surely elevates one’s creativity to new heights. The offices are organized beautifully — elegant and functional. I attended the 2-year anniversary bash on August . It was […]