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Jennifer
Oakland County, MI
Professional Organizer in Oakland County, MI. Busy mom of 2 boys.
Interests: Organizing, Country Music, Cooking , Being a mom
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When working with moms one of the biggest organizational challenges they have is the age old question. What’s for dinner? With crazy busy schedules, we all know there are days when you simple don’t have time to cook or the dinner hour snuck up upon you catching you unaware and you end up going through the drive – thru or order carry out. There is a simple solution for this called menu planning. Let’s first look at all the benefits of menu planning and then explore simple steps you can take to make it easier. Benefits of Menu Planning: Saves... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2010 at ORGANIZING WITHOUT LIMITS
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It’s the middle of November. Are you starting to feel stressed over the upcoming holiday season? Stop and take a deep breath! The holidays don’t need to be stressful and you need not to pull your hair out. By taking action now and implementing some organization and planning, you too can have an enjoyable stress free holiday season. Ready to get started? Here are some suggestions: Grab a three ring binder and some tab dividers to create a holiday binder. This is a huge lifesaver to keep track of everything in one place. Customize the dividers based on your needs... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at ORGANIZING WITHOUT LIMITS
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Menu planning and cooking is one of the biggest challenges a lot of moms face. One way to make your life easier is to do bulk or batch cooking. Basically what that means is that you are doubling or tripling recipes every time you cook or setting aside a whole day to do the bulk of your cooking. There are many benefits to cooking this way some of which are: Meals are all prepared for those busy nights when you don’t have time to cook or the hectic mornings with the kids. You avoid getting fast food or at the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at ORGANIZING WITHOUT LIMITS
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Keeping a well organized pantry will make your life in the kitchen a lot easier. Here are some ways to get and keep it organized. Take everything out of your pantry and set it down on your counter or kitchen table. Look through your stock. Assess every item and discard anything that is stale, spoiled or expired. Sort items into like groups. Based on the groups of items left, assess your pantry storage area and decide if the space works or you need to invest in storage items such as helper shelves(which will double the horizontal space in the pantry),... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at ORGANIZING WITHOUT LIMITS
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We all spend a lot of money on food, but how much of it spoils because it gets buried in the back of the fridge or freezer? Or, due to a lack or organization, we end up buying items in duplicate because we have no idea what we have? Here are some easy tips to help keep your freezer and refrigerator more organized and save you time when it comes to meal planning and grocery shopping. Create an inventory sheet with slash marks of all the items in your freezer and how many you have of each. Post it on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at ORGANIZING WITHOUT LIMITS
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Do your children constantly pester you in the kitchen, wanting to help you cook? Sometimes you just want them to leave you alone because it's quicker and easier to do it yourself! I know what you're thinking: Cooking with my kids will create a bigger mess in teh kitchen and it will take longer tp prepare the meal. I don't have teh time or patience! I'm here to tell you that the benefits of learning, fun and family time outweighs the messes created. Let's look at some of the benefits and learning that occurs when you cook with your children.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2010 at ORGANIZING WITHOUT LIMITS
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Apr 28, 2010