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Back to School ~ Yard Sale Tips

When is the last time you held a yard sale?  While it’s probably not the first thing on your back to school checklist, the reality is August is a fantastic time to have a “back to school!” themed yard sale.  If you are following along here at GO MOM! you know that late July and early August are all about organizing key spaces to get ready for the new school year.  And because the excitement about summer Read more

Small Pantry Organizing Tips

A small pantry might appear to be completely useless.   Too small to really hold what you want to put there or too hard to get to and therefore you just don’t use it well.  Small spaces beg for smart organization and I simply love that!  With very little wiggle room, you have no choice but to work with what you have and its a great reminder to make sure every item in the space Read more

How to Organize a Playroom

There is nothing like a winter that never ends to give you good look at how to organize a playroom.  No matter if you have an actual room or area in your home where your kids most often play, after too much time stuck indoors it can affectionately be renamed the bomb. Sure its all about creative expression and free play but often it becomes creative explosion and license not to clean up.  Maybe its Read more

How to Organize a Closet

An organized closet is my zen ~ can you blame me?  I’m standing inside an ORG closet solution and clearly anyone can recognize that if you have a backdrop like this, being well organized is a natural result. But for most of us, its “Organize a Closet 101” because you might not have this set up today (although you might be moving towards it).  No matter what product solutions you have at your disposal, here are 3 Read more

Thank You She Streams 2012

http://www.youtube.com/v/3JK_fS5Oyls?version=3&hl=en_US I’m so excited about this video because it I filmed it from my phone and loaded it to You Tube directly, something I hope to do more of in the future as I continue to attend and coordinate events onsite. Thanks to Maria Bailey and her awesome team at BSM Media for all that they did to make She Streams 2012 happen with such tremendous success!. I loved having so many great conversations, getting Read more

Power Moms Panel at She Streams 2012

http://www.youtube.com/v/fTtoXOm_0_Y?version=3&hl=en_US Last month I had the honor to attend and speak at She Streams in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. A wonderful mix of social media influencers and brands focused on video blogging, podcasting, mobile, and more, I learned so much and found myself squarely rooted with colleagues who speak my language.  The brain child of the foremost expert on marketing to Moms, BSM Media CEO Maria Bailey chose well to come home to her native Florida.  The Read more

Making Mobile Video at She Streams 2012

http://www.youtube.com/v/DudTWhReDj4?version=3&hl=en_US I’m attending She Streams this weekend and challenged myself to take video directly on my smartphone and uploading it directly from there to my You Tube channel. So…the part where its sideways…I didn’t realize that I need to hold my smartphone horizontally and told the person who so kindly held my camera to hold it vertically.  Once loaded to You Tube I could change the orientation to proper position.  But I LOVE that I Read more

Spring Break Sack Suppers with Kids Food Basket

http://www.youtube.com/v/7v0-k3xbrro?version=3&hl=en_US This year I am thrilled to be working with The Stow Company on an amazing project called The Organized Give.  Designed to make lives better one organized solution at a time, the project has taken flight with overwhelming success and this post shares just one of the many amazing facets of all The Stow Company is doing to have an impact in their hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan.   I’m here with Bridget Clark Read more

The Organized Give with Kids’ Food Basket

http://www.youtube.com/v/h2kgmLFOsBk?version=3&hl=en_US Its week’s like this that I truly love what I do. This week I’m traveling to Grand Rapids, Michigan to join the amazing team at The Stow Company for round 2 of The Organized Give. An initiate started by the Stow Company, to basically provide social good, to reach out and help those in need through the services of organization solutions. This week we will be working with Kids’ Food Basket, a local organization Read more

How The Organized Give Changes Lives

I have a soft spot for projects that are centered on social good.  I didn’t always know that about myself until this past year.  I’ve spent a dozen years talking with Moms about home organization and family time management. To me, the practical solutions to living a life generally well organized and exceptionally well loved are obvious.  You simply Schedule. Organize. and Grow your way through your days. That’s not to say it’s a perfect Read more