Author Archives: Kate

A Long-ago Christmas Memory

I don’t have a whole lot of memories of the time leading up to Christmas when I was a child. We did have our traditions – visiting Santa, participating in the Christmas pageant at church, and setting up our nativity … Continue reading

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29 Day Organizing Challenge – Craft Room / Office –> the Results!!

Before I get into the questions and photos, I just want to say that I’m very glad that I took this challenge! Our craft room / office went from being the least-used room in the house, to the room where … Continue reading

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January 2012 Scraps

I didn’t scrap nearly as much in January as I would have liked, but I did add a few layouts to my Library of Memories and also made a few pages for my class journals. I also decided to try … Continue reading

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Meet the chins

These are the reasons I’ve been cleaning the office/craft room. Meet two of the newest members of our family, Aqua and Violet. They’re chinchillas, which are very cute members of the rodent family. I don’t know a whole lot about what it … Continue reading

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29 Day Organizing Challenge – Craft Room / Office

I stumbled upon OrgJunkie.com a few days ago, saw their 29 Day Organizational Challenge, and decided that it fits well with one of my short-term goals — get the office/craft room/computer room clean and organized once and for all. One of the main … Continue reading

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New 52 – week 3

Yes, I’m still stuck in the kitchen. Not literally stuck there, but I have been having all sorts of kitchen adventures this month. You may be wondering what this photo has to do with my New52 project. With all the … Continue reading

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Operation Declutter 2012 – week 3

We’re into our thrid week of the new year and my decluttering is still going strong. By now I’d usually be getting tired of doing something like this, but I’m really motivated by the changes in my home. I haven’t … Continue reading

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New 52 – week 2

My plan is to post these on Mondays and, in case you hadn’t noticed, it’s Tuesday. Yesterday was a holiday which meant that my hubby and kids were home and I decided to enjoy the day with them rather than … Continue reading

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When goals conflict – learning to compromise

What do you do when you have several goals – and they don’t compliment each other? For example, one of my goals is to feed my family healthy meals. By itself, that’s not too difficult to accomplish. But, another goal … Continue reading

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Operation Declutter 2012 – week 2

I’m incredibly frustrated with clutter. It seems like I’m constantly surrounded by it – whether it’s dirty dishes in the kitchen, dirty clothes laying around, or all the stuff that just doesn’t seem to make it back where it belongs. … Continue reading

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