A basic organizational system for your home

Today I am revisiting our home organizational plan, which keeps our home humming and minimizes our stress level. The key to this basic organizational system for your home is developing a Control Journal with all the details.

linen closet organization

Do you need help on how to organize your linen closet? My linen closet includes bed linens, beach and bathroom towels, tabletop linens, upholstery fabrics, and crafting pieces plus more. Here are the details on my linen closet organization.

bathroom reveal

Although this is a formal reveal of this bathroom on my blog please keep in mind 1} we remodeled this bathroom almost 10 years ago and 2} I did showcase it a bit way back when, but it was before I was really lifestyle blogging.  You should check it out here- it was quite theContinue reading “bathroom reveal”

lemon inspired kitchen tablescape

I’m loving all the added daylight hours, sunshine and blooms this time of the year gives us.  It’s just a bright and cheery season which is a great mood booster.  It inspired me to set a bright, cheery tablescape in my kitchen.  Yellow to me is a happy color so I wanted to set theContinue reading “lemon inspired kitchen tablescape”

a basic weekly organizational plan

This is the third installment of how I control and organize my household responsibilities, duties, chores, etc..  It’s not easy to balance everything and I know we all struggle with this so I hope this inspires you, even if you only take away one small detail that might help you or if you want toContinue reading “a basic weekly organizational plan”

organizing my life with daily routines

Awhile back I shared with you my organizational system in this post {ways to organize your life better}.  It was a broad stroke interpretation of the system that works for me and I believe anybody can adjust it to fit their lifestyle. ways to organize your life better My one little word for 2019 isContinue reading “organizing my life with daily routines”

happy epiphany

Today is the epiphany.  The three wise men arrived to the birth of baby Jesus, bearing gifts of frankincense, gold & myrrh.  I grew up celebrating this holiday {los reyes magos} and I have instilled the tradition with my own children|family. This morning the masterpiece children woke up to find gifts tucked by their shoesContinue reading “happy epiphany”

reflections into 2018

Hope everyone had a very merry holiday season with their loved ones.  We had a wonderful Christmas around here with much merriment, family and friends. Now life is slowly getting back to a normalized routine and schedule again. Next week when the Masterpiece children head back to school, I’ll truly feel like I’m back inContinue reading “reflections into 2018”

have a coke and a smile

we all have those running lists of our long coveted items that have remained out of our reach for whatever the reason, being  because they are hard to find, or out of our price range, or frequently damaged or anything else. For me one of these items had been vintage coke crates BUT the caveatContinue reading “have a coke and a smile”