Shop Your Closet

shop your closetHere’s the dilemma – you’re not supposed to be spending money, but you’re craving a new look. The solution –  shop your own closet!

Instead of running out to the store only to spend money on something you really could do without, spend some time organizing and re-arranging your closet. You can make a cool new outfit from items you already own. Continue reading Shop Your Closet

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28-Day “No Spend” Challenge

No Spend February ChallengeLong time, no blog post! I really hate when I let *stuff* get in the way of the things and people I enjoy spending time with the most. Blogging (aka virtually chatting with you) is very important to me and every time I miss one of my posting deadlines I feel super bummed…

Anyways, I’m back and I have a special challenge for ya! It’s called Continue reading 28-Day “No Spend” Challenge

Clear Your Digital Desk

ClearYourDigitalDeskWe’re almost to the end of 2014 and I bet you’ve started to clean and organize your physical space in preparation for the new year – but what about taking a moment to backup your computer and clear out all your electronic files from 2014?

There are a number of different ways you can do this, but I’m all about working smarter not harder so if you want to learn my top 5 tips for clearing off your personal hard drive read on.  Continue reading Clear Your Digital Desk

Clear Your Clutter

Organized Ashley - January ThemeBefore you can organize anything, you should clear your clutter.

Accept it.

Most things we have or think we need, really just take-up space.

So before you start the new year, I dare you to clear the old one out.

I personally prefer the instant satisfaction that comes from trashing, recycling or donating useless clutter. But if removing things from your house en masse or throwing them in the trash is too much, get started by creating these 3 piles instead. Continue reading Clear Your Clutter

New Year. New You.

ashley's desk on food truck friday is deliciousJanuary 2015 is right around the corner, so if you have downtime around the holidays I suggest you spend 30 minutes preparing for the upcoming year.

My theme for January is in the title of this post. I know, it’s extremely cliché, but I think it’s fun and appropriate. Here’s why…

The best thing about the new year, is that you get a fresh start as you reflect on the progress you’ve made toward your long-term goals. Many people create “New Years Resolutions” but I won’t be asking you to do that. Instead, I want you to dream big and articulate the vision you have for your life – what do you see when you picture yourself at your very best?

What does this have to do with getting organized? Continue reading New Year. New You.