04/1/13

3 Tips for Organizing Your Recipes – from professional organizer Julie Starr Hook

art.recipe.rsThe best organizing decision I made for 2013 was signing up for Hautemealz.com!

Being a professional organizer, I am always looking for new ways to get organized. Hautemealz.com has certainly been my meal ticket for organizing my family’s meals.

As a member of Hautemealz.com, I get the weekly excitement of checking out what amazing new recipes I get to make and shop for the following week.

Once I have printed the recipes, I organize them the following ways:

Continue reading

11/13/12

“From Frazzled to Freedom” author shares six tips for organizing your pantry

Let me preface this post with an admission…I am a clutterer. (Hi…I’m Perry…)

While my on-again-off-again O.C.D. nature can keep my kitchen organized to near-military precision, everything else in my life often bears an uncanny resemblance to the living room in Sanford and Son.

That’s one reason I picked up a copy of Julie Starr Hook’s “From Frazzled to Freedom” at a recent trade show. I need help, and I can admit it.

This is, of course, not my first book on the subject of getting organized, but what I like about this one (enough to finish reading it, even) is that it’s not another self-righteous tome full of high-road theory (like “never touch the same piece of mail twice”…if I could do THAT, I wouldn’t need a book on getting organized, now would I???)

Continue reading