Black Friday has come and gone (thankfully) but we’re still smack-dab in the "spending season." Even if you have made a list and checked it twice, it is easy to let holiday spending spiral out of control. Here are 5 tips for keeping your holiday spending under control. (And I’m talking to myself as I write this, too.) Set a budget. And stick to it. It’s important to remember that the holiday budget isn’t just about buying gifts. Parties, food, decorations, treats - and holida
Seriously, an organizer suggesting gifts for the holidays? Before you find it contradictory, check out these cool ideas that will brighten up anyone's holiday - without burdening people with a gift that could end up in the 'donations' box or the 're-gift shelf' in your closet.
My 5 Favorite Non-thing Holiday Gifts...
For my uncle Peter’s 70 birthday this year, we put together a YouAre Video. There wasn’t a dry eye in the place when we showed it to him. And
Let's face it: We can suggest clutter-free holiday giving and we can encourage our kids to think about how much they are blessed with already. But along the way, toys sneak in. Great Aunt Ann will send a package from Florida. Your mother's friend from college will want to send "just a little something." And then, there's Santa Clause...
In order to avoid overload from the pending gift-giving season, do a little preparation: Weed out those toys! Here are a few basic expert t