Posts Tagged ‘life management’

The Breaking Point

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

I’ve reached the point that all people going through a remodel reach…

The breaking point. I’m done. I want my house back.

I’m stressed that we’ve made bad decisions…Will I like the cabinets? Do I like that tile? What if I hate the flooring? What if I don’t like the paint colors? At this point, I don’t think I’m going to like any of it. (more…)

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Finding the Middle Ground

Friday, June 7th, 2013

I often get the question, “How do I get my husband/wife/partner/roommate to be organized?”  Ahh…what a tricky situation.

This is something J and I have had to work through; we probably always will.  It started when I first moved into his house and has continued as our lives have changed: from me starting a job/quitting a job/starting a business to adding X-man to our family.  We have different organizational styles (I think about it all the time; he rarely thinks about it), and we have different views of what organized is.  And that’s okay.  We typically find a happy middle ground…or ground that is slightly tilted my way! (more…)

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Diagnosis: Inner Tube Brain

Monday, February 4th, 2013

While I was pregnant, other moms would tell me to watch out for “Mom Brain.”  After careful examination of my symptoms (i.e. turning on the washing machine before taking the clothes out, forgetting the three items I wanted to buy at the grocery store), I’ve diagnosed myself with this condition. (more…)

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The Product Files: I ♥ Workflowy

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Last summer I wrote about my love of lists and how they had gotten out of hand (To Do List: Too Much of a Good Thing?).  At that time, I found 18 To Do Lists scattered through the house.  My personal To Do List management needed some TLC.

I’m still working on managing everything in my life, but I have found a great tool to help me keep my To Do Lists under control: Workflowy (  According to the website, “WorkFlowy is the world’s best tool for taking notes and making lists.”  I couldn’t agree more.  It is the organizing tool that I’m totally giddy about at the moment. (more…)

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The Inefficient Files: Enjoy the Splashes

Friday, January 11th, 2013

The Inefficient Files: When being inefficient makes life more enjoyable.

Like most people, I’m trying to figure out how I can get more done each day.  How do I work, eat, workout, take care of X-man, make dinner, clean-up the house, etc., etc., etc. every day? (more…)

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