How to Prepare for a Disaster

Disaster has a way of sharpening the mind. If you have ever experienced a natural or manmade disaster, you know the importance of acting swiftly. While no one wants to go through emergencies, sometimes it is unavoidable. If a disaster were to occur right now, could you say you and your family are prepared?

Coronavirus Organizing: 5 Quarantine Friendly Organizing Projects

While we are currently facing an uncertain time worrying about Coronavirus and trying our best to stay healthy and sane with kiddos at home, it can be hard not to feel like a prisoner.
I can’t say I’m the best at slowing down and taking a break. I’m an on the go kind of girl and like to have my hands in multiple projects. But with recent events and self-quarantine going on it has forced me to push the pause button.
Although remaining inside is a good way to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus, it could lead to boredom and stir craziness.
So, what’s there to do while stuck inside? I’ve compiled 5 organizing projects you can do to help make your quarantined time more productive – and hopefully fun!

5 Ways Clutter Negatively Effects Our Health

Do you ever look around your home and wonder how it got so full of “stuff”? You try to remember a time when you could actually sit at the dining room table for dinner without moving loads of items off first. Maybe it’s not even just physical stuff that is cluttering your life. Virtual clutter, such as an overflowing email inbox, is just as chaotic.
The accumulation of both physical and mental clutter can feel exhausting and defeating.
Before organizing, I spent 12 years in the medical field as a physical therapist treating people in their home settings. It was during those years that I witnessed firsthand how a cluttered and unorganized environment affects health.
Often, we get so wrapped up in life and routine that we don’t really take time to acknowledge or understand how the clutter and disorganization around us causes major harm.
Most of the ways clutter affects us, that I will share below, will be a complete shock since we wouldn’t normally think that simple inanimate objects in our own home could cause such disarray… but that’s not the case.

Refrigerator Organization: National Clean Out Your Fridge Day

It’s November… can you believe it? The holiday season is upon us and that means cold weather, festive drinks, and getting cozy by fire. I love this time of year!
It also means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But Thanksgiving isn’t the only holiday housed in the month of November… National Clean Out Your Fridge Day is too!
Today, November 15, is National Clean Out Your Fridge Day, and to celebrate I’m sharing how to organize and prep your fridge before turkey day.