Getting Ready for the Big Move

Getting Ready for the Big Move

Dear Ms. Chaos,

I just found out from my husband that we are being transferred to Houston.  Please help!!  We have been living in this home for over ten years and have accumulated way too much stuff.  I need to have this house ready to put on the market in a month.  Where should I start?

Anxiety ridden and Terribly Overwhelmed,

Ms. Thibodeaux

Zoning The Southern Pantry

Zoning The Southern Pantry

“I was cleaning out my pantry and trying to follow the pantry zones from Pinterest. They don’t say where to put my file’ for my gumbo, my crab boil or Maw Maw’s May Haw jelly. I need some help!” 

Sincerely, 
Mrs. Boudreaux

Well Mrs. Boudreaux, 

Let’s go organize that pantry!

Here are the general organizing zones of a Southern pantry.

5 Solutions for Getting Your Tupperware Under Control

5 Solutions for Getting Your Tupperware Under Control

I have a confession to make.

Recently I was a guest on the podcast “This Organized Life“ hosted by Laurie Palau. At the end of every episode, Laurie asks her guest where they excel at organization and where they are a hot mess. I told Laurie I am a hot mess when it comes to technology, which is true, but I have a dirty little secret, I have one cabinet in my kitchen that is a total hot mess and that, my friend, is my Tupperware cabinet.

Bathroom Organization: Makeup, Hair Products, Lotions, and Everything Else!

Bathroom Organization: Makeup, Hair Products, Lotions, and Everything Else!

Do you realize how much STUFF we keep in our bathrooms!  

Hair…face…body…shaving…bath…shower…personal…samples…back stock (because heaven forbid we run out of stuff)…cleaning supplies…linens… it’s a lot of stuff.  Oh, and please add coffee stuff to MY list because I need my coffee maker as close to my bed as I can get it!

We need this stuff to start and end our day, right?  Well, mostly we do. Let’s take a closer look at our stuff and see if we can streamline our bathroom scene.

Introducing the CHAOS Method™ of Organization

Introducing the CHAOS Method™ of Organization

…I quarantined myself to my house and began my recovery. Can you say cabin fever? Holy cow!!  This is why I could never live up north. This southern gal needs her sun, fresh air, AND warm temperatures.

While I was cooped up inside, I decided to see what all the fuss was surrounding Marie Kondo’s new Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.  I am very familiar with the Marie Kondo method, and I am certainly on board with many of her ideas.

Here’s my take away…