Being prepared on the go: 5 must-haves + exciting b-t-s news

School started today – for my youngest. And it’ll hopefully start tomorrow for my oldest (who’s under-the-weather…of all days!!!!). Even though I’m still in summertime mode (taking care of my 11-year old), today feels more like “New Year’s Day” than January 1st. Starting a new chapter – for my kids and self… love this time of year! (BTW,...
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First Q&A from reader! What do I do with all of that school stuff at end of year?!

Last week I received an organizing question from a friend + reader {actually, I consider ALL of my readers friends – am so very thankful for each you : ) and I thought it’d be neat to share with you how I handle, and then get ideas from YOU! {Kristen’s} QUESTION:  Now that school is out (YEAH!), I need to go through all the work and books, which seem to be growing!  What do...
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Do you have THIS in your kitchen? It can CHANGE the way your home runs

I’m on the lookout for a Kitchen Command Center in need of a makeover! Do you have one that could use a little help? Or are you in need of creating one from scratch? What exactly IS a Kitchen Command Center {KCC}? It’s a place {usually in or near the kitchen} where “everything home” is managed: from schedules and paperwork to meal planning and messages. What can a KCC do...
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My new OBSESSION + Easy Thanksgiving Ideas

I held out as long as I could. This weekend, I took the plunge and now – I’m officially obsessed. My in-the-know friend Barbara told me it’s something I had to check out. This was like six months ago.  Since then, I’ve heard about it here and there, and finally my {also in-the-know} sister insisted I sign up. My new obsession?  PINTEREST. If you are already a...
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My favorite {BLOG} things

I love literally listing my favorites…including: music {I can break that down into “kicking back on a Friday night” + “intensely good workout” + “need a lift” {to say it nicely} books magazine finds beauty products {my obsession!} organizing products the list goes on… Knowing what you love {and what you don’t} is a big step in designing a...
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Simple ways I brought more order to my home

As we wrap up Zones 1 – 4 and and move to – the last! – Zone 5, I thought I’d share a few things I’ve done in my own home - easy ways to add more order.  But first, I wanted to WELCOME you if you’re new to my design your { HOME + WORK + FAMILY + OWN } life blog. For those of you who’ve been receiving my Angela Harris Design {formerly The DearBook...
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