Pure Organization- What???!!

Do you remember when I started "Pure Organization" this past January 2010and was all set to get organized?  Well, as you probably noticed, I totally slacked off on that front and we spent more of our time redoing rooms & on other projects that on actually organizing.  (Kids, work, life too, you know ;)


{Coat Closet Reorganization}

BUT, as the school year nears (noooooo!! ;)  it's time to get thinking about organization again & being productive.  But this time, since so many of our weekly projects are decorating-focused or food-focused, or whatever-focused, I'm renaming it "Pure Living 2010."  Mr.Linky will be back on Monday if anyone want to participate & I've decided that lots of the projects will just be fun, simple things that make us happy so that way we have some super-productive projects to get things done and then some fun ones to keep us going. 


{Paint Touch-up Jars Project #1}

This Monday's proejct (#12 I think??) will be to create a pretty simple, summer flower arrangement using flowers or herbs from your yard/ windowsill/ neighbor'd garden ( hee hee ;)  whatever.. but something that didn't cost you anything, and add it to your table for dinner and as many days as it will last.  I'm off Spring-Summer break and am ready to rock so I'll be back on Monday with pics of my flowers.  I am SO not slacking this time.  Ummm... and if I try to, can you convince me to stay strong?? :) 

xoxo, Lauren


ps- I just joined Twitter and am not quite sure how it works yet so we'll see how that goes!!  If you know how to find me on there, please do!

23 comments:

Natasha said...

I think the first step in good organisation is the component of planning... therefore, you are very organised indeed! Have fun with the rest!!!

Best wishes,
Natasha.

Cristin @ Simplified Bee said...

Break up large projects into smaller tasks that take only 15-20 minutes {hard to do any more w kids and babies!}. Keep a list and check-off tasks as you complete them. You will find that it is motivating when a task is completed and excited to move on to the next one.

Keep up the great work!

xo,
cristin

Tina said...

Hi Lauren. I have to say that I don't think having a baby is 'slacking off', you sweet girl:) Looking forward to the challenge. Have a fabulous weekend. Hugs ~ Tina xx

lisaroyhandbags said...

have a great weekend and try not to beat yourself up for being busy with life! The projects will always be there... : )

vignette design said...

Yes, I do remember when you started your organization links back in January. It even gave me the incentive to clean up my closet (I sent you a few pictures), but alas my closet is a disaster again. I was looking forward to organizing my home since it is very disorganized. Glad you are starting it up again.
Delores

Kathysue said...

Lauren so glad you are doing this again. I cleaned out my junk drawers in the kitchen when you did yours, I started the hall closet when you did yours, I never finished. You had a baby and a Toddler to take care of, mine are grown, so what is my excuse. This will be fun are you going to have a project every Monday? Who knows I might participate at least try to make a committment!! KATHYSUE

MJ said...
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MJ said...

I just joined twiter and I too have no idea, but I will follow you

Lindy said...

I cleaned out my junk drawer the other day. It took less than 10 minutes and made my whole day!

Love your blog - L.

mrsben said...

Even as adults we all need a little discipline from time to time, so I have always worked with a "To Do List". It has done wonders for my behaviour pattern. :)

The 'project idea' is a fabulous one!

-Brenda-

Mrs.B said...

I am TRYING so very hard to be organized. I think it comes naturally for some, others not so much! My daughter(11) is VERY organized without us telling her to do any of it. She just likes things that way & takes the initiative to do it! Inspired by My Girl~always! :)

Gretchen said...

Sounds like a great project...good luck, I am sure you will get all sorts of encouragement, the beauty of blogland!

have a great weekend.

--Gretchen

diane@onlinefabricstore said...

Lauren

Try tweetscan to find other sites like yours as well as the main twitter site button that says find people. check me out also at online fabric store. dont forget to add a follow me on twitter button to your blog page. good luck

diane

Jessica said...

I like the idea of the small, cheap organizing link up parties. How inspiring to see what others are doing. PS. I've signed up for twitter too but don't really use it. It's fun and all but just not that helpful to me

donna said...

I'll make my flower arrangement on Monday!

donna said...

I'll make my flower arrangement on Monday!

Laura | Happy Homemaker UK said...

We just moved into a new house, which has been a huge undertaking. But the good news is that it allows me to reorganize with the needs of our family at this stage in life.

Love reading your inspiring blog!

Laura, www.HappyHomemakerUK.blogspot.com

Ness Lockyer said...

I think you can be excused for 'slacking off' being a new Mummy again and all ;0)
Looking forward to the new series.
Ness xx

pve design said...

I do hope that you offer this as part of your "pure style home" design projects. Nothing says home better than a closet where one can find things in a jiffy- especially as back-to-school begins and time becomes even busier!
pve

Julie~ My Bella Home said...

Great plan, we all get busy with life and children. :)

Sixty-Fifth Avenue said...

See you Monday!

Lauren Jade said...

Adore the jars!!! What a cute idea...especially with the Bow! Love it. Good luck...I have a looonnng list of things to do as well :D

Julie Holloway said...

When you have two young boys (I know...I do, too), I don't think you can ever use the word "slacker"! You have been working your hiney off :) That being said, you might get me motivated to organize all my paperwork.