Confessions of an Overpacker: Can She Travel With (Gasp) a Carry On?

| April 23, 2011

Like the state of Texas I live in, I believe bigger is better when it comes to packing for a trip. Yes, I am a chronic overpacker. Yes, I have paid for overweight baggage. Yes, I like to pack extra clothes … just in case. Then the airlines started adding fees for everything – seats with extra leg room, food, and yes, baggage.

Only the Shadow(box) Knows

| March 11, 2011

My friend Carol and I were sorting out her craft room a couple of months back, and we came across some treasured items belonging to her grandparents and father. She showed me the cool, vintage eyeglasses belonging to her grandmother and said how she wanted to display them. I suggested displaying them in a shadowbox […]

Organize Your Dreams With A Vision Board

| January 17, 2011

Organize your dreams by creating a vision board. A collage of your own making, this fun tool lets you see your ideas and goals on paper through pictures and words. It clarifies your desires, basically organizing your dreams.

Watch for Zombies!

| October 31, 2010

I’ve seen them time and time again. Heck, I’ve even been one myself. I’m talking about Zombies. Not the bloody, festering monsters you see eating people’s brains in countless movies. These poor Zombies have lost their own brains via endless e-mail, attempted multi-tasking, and an overwhelming to-do list. You see us everywhere. It’s the guy […]

How Cute Are You?

| April 13, 2009

During a leadership workshop at work, the faculty participants had to come up with a mission statement and decide what values were important to them. One part of the workshop included circling words from a list that best represented their value statements, and they could add words if necessary. One of the doctors said we […]

An Organizer Carol

| December 17, 2008

I had great fun the other day coming up with the organizer’s version of popular Christmas carols. Let’s have a little fun this holiday! Here are my versions: What Pile Is This? Oh Holy Mess (The piles are gently swaying) It Came Upon a Desktop Clear Organizers Are Coming to Town Oh, Come All Ye […]