I hope you're enjoying May so far. This month always inspires me to freshen up my home, tackle some new projects, and start planning for summer--my favorite season!
If you're inspired to bring more calm, more order, and less stress to your life this month, BellaOnline Organization is here to help. Visit the site in the next few weeks for articles on simple organizing projects designed to help you prepare for the season ahead and quick tasks and habits that can keep you safe throughout the year. In the meantime, check out this week's article:
Organizing and "Green Guilt"
There's plenty you can do to care for the earth and our environment and to reduce waste. But what happens when concern about being "green" leads to holding onto things that just cause clutter and stress? Read on for an overview of "green guilt," why it's not helpful, and how to avoid it.
Click here to read the article now, or cut and paste this link: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art1116.asp
Is dinnertime a scramble in your house? If you often find yourself at a loss as to what to make, or turning again and again to the same unexciting recipes, perhaps it's time to update your pantry. A pantry that's stocked with interesting, versatile ingredients helps make meal planning and prep easier and less stressful, and makes cooking healthy, inexpensive meals a snap.
Check out Stocking the Kitchen A to Z for ideas on what to include in your pantry, as well as how to use these ingredients in new and exciting ways. Click here to read the article now, or cut and paste this link: http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art24933.asp
As always, you can find dozens more organizing ideas, tips, product reviews, forum discussions, and recommendations--including ways to organize your garage and some of my favorite organizing tools--on the BellaOnline Organization site, www.bellaonline.com/site/organization. While you're on the site, be sure to stop by the Forum to share your organizing challenges and successes with your fellow readers and to hear what others have to say.
Here's to a happy, healthy, organized spring.
My best to you,