Betty Crocker wants to help you save time and get organized. When you sign up for Cozi, you get access to a FREE online family organizer.Keep track of appointments and committments in a family calendar, leave messages for other family members, plan your grocery list, keep a family journal, and design a photo collage screensaver. You can even access the organizer from your mobile phone. Just one more tool for busy families! … [Read more...]
And the winner of the ListPlanit Giveaway is….
Lori D!!!Lori has won a three-month subscription to ListPlanIt, an amazing collection of more than 350 printable lists to help you get your entire life organized. She'll be getting an e-mail from Jen at ListPlanIt with all the details on how to access her subscription. A special thanks to Jen at ListPlanIt for sponsoring this giveaway!For all of you who didn't win, be sure to check out the half-price sale at ListPlanIt! I am thoroughly enjoying my subscription (but then I like making lists!) … [Read more...]
Still Time To Win!
If you haven't already entered to win The Great Get-Organized Giveaway, be sure to do so here. I'm giving away a 3-month subscription to ListPlanIt, but hurry, the contest ends tonight at 8 p.m. CST! … [Read more...]
The Great Get-Organized Giveaway
I'm the type of person that makes lists. I have a Franklin Covey planner. I have several binders and notebooks with things I've jotted down. I've got computer files of things I don't want to forget.But now I am inspired to get my lists organized!I recently had a chance to try out ListPlanIt. ListPlanIt is a service that lets you download more than 350 different lists to help you organize your life. There's a fee of $9.95 for three months or $29.95 per year, but you can download as much as you … [Read more...]
Creative Recycling: Baking Sheets
I'm the type of person who saves worn out things because I just know I should be able to do something with it. The problem is that I'm not very creative and so the stuff just clutters up the house.But that shouldn't be a problem anymore, now that I've found Katie's blog! Each week she publishes a post called Creative Recycling. It's all about reusing things you normally would throw away and/or items that many recycling centers don't accept, to create a fun craft or something useful.My … [Read more...]
Sometimes I wonder which comes first... creativity or frugality?Most of the time, I think being frugal inspires us to be creative.... but there are certainly times when using a little creativity can be frugal, too.Several years ago, back when snail mail was still cool, my frugal friend Marta and I would write each other letters. I always enjoyed getting snail mail from her because she usually did something fun with the envelopes (i.e. stickers, collage, drawings). So imagine my surprise when I … [Read more...]
Coupon Organization Crisis Revisited
Last week, I wrote about my Coupon Organization Crisis.First off, let me say a big thanks to all of you who sent links, photos, and ideas of how to organize my coupons.I ended up biting the bullet and getting the Case-it Dual-100 Dual binder 2-in1 Zipper Binder, Grey at my Target. This thing has a handle. And a strap. A bunch of zippered pockets. And two sets of rings. It's huge. It's tacky. And it's already FULL of coupons. I feel so much better now that I can see all of my coupons at a … [Read more...]