Category Archives: Organizing

Creating a Mitzvah Planning Binder

I’m a big believer in binders to organize major projects. And planning and organizing my older daughter’s Bat Mitzvah was certainly one of the bigger projects I’ve undertaken in my life.  In addition to being a major religious milestone requiring … Continue reading

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Closet Parties

Our master bedroom at the #newoldhouse had a very small closet.  I mean a really, really small closet.  And as if that wasn’t criminal enough, the doors were mirrored.  And the closet was slightly shallower than a full-sized hanger. It … Continue reading

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I’ve Died and Gone to Pantry Heaven

So the renovations are finishing up here at the New Old House, which means it’s the beginning of Show and Tell! When we bought this house we had a very quick turn around from the time of purchase to making … Continue reading

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A Mitzvah of a Project

Big Cutie’s Bat Mitzvah is in just five short weeks. One of the requirements of this day is that she design and implement a service project, and so six months ago she came up with the idea that she would … Continue reading

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I Have a Sickness

And I don’t want to be cured. I am packing for a girls weekend {can I get a Woo Hoo!} and realized just how many Cheeky Leopard bags I now own. They are seriously awesome, and I always like to … Continue reading

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I Heart Containers

Big Cutie was on a school field trip today across the city that required four train changes, and so I insisted I go and pick her up.  It was one of the more complicated and stressful train adventures I’ve had … Continue reading

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Craving Order

Like many of you, I’ve been running around like a chicken with my head cut off. End of the school year parties, goodies to be baked, holiday parties, and sadly, when you’re an Expat, sayonara parties to attend.  Additionally, we are … Continue reading

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