Don’t Let Your Home Be a Doormat, Get One!

Seriously, this is a universal organizational tip that we wish could go without saying. Frankly even our parents don’t have one at their front door, so maybe this is why we have such a bugaboo about it. There needs to…

Do You Even Know When Thanksgiving Is?

Because I don’t. Not exactly. I know it’s like the last Thursday in November, I think? I need to go look at a calendar. I know I have booked a photographer to take family photos on Friday or Saturday, but…

How Hard Is It To Hang Up Your Freaking Coat??!

  Dear Katie & Kelly, I’m a Classic and my wife is a Smart Freedom. She almost never, ever, hangs up her coat in the front hall closet. She drapes it over a chair, on a table, on the bannister but…

Mrs. Robinson, Elaine’s Mom, or “Auntie”

Dear Cleveland Classic, As a fellow Classic, I yearn for the days when children referred to all adults as either Doctor, Mister, Misses or Miss [insert last name], no deviation until you were so old it seemed absurd. I mean,…

Do You Make Your Bed in the Morning?

What do you see when you look at the image to the left? Do you see a piece of art or are you itching to make that bed?Listen, it’s not like I don’t appreciate a nicely made bed to climb…

Best Pill Organizer Ever

I’ve always been envious of people who can use pill organizers. I’ve watched my mom, an Organic Structure, do it ever two weeks or so. Sorting out her myriad of medicines into their tiny slots. I’ve been able to do…

Baptism Gift Idea?

Dear Katie & Kelly, I am a godmother for the first time to my good friend’s daughter and I need to buy something for the christening. Help! What to I buy?? A silver rattle? A big ‘ol wall cross? My…

Your Time Saver Is Not My Time Saver

Our planned tip for this week was classic morning time savers like making your kids lunches the night before, picking out your outfit the night before, to getting up earlier, to pre-programming the coffee maker so your coffee is ready when you…