Universal Truths: Organizational Solutions for Every Entryway

Entryway organization

It is true that we wrote a book on organizational effectiveness based on personality type and 7 principles. However. There are definitely certain tips and tricks you can employ to help yourself become more organized, no matter how you (don’t)…

Organizational Subtypes: Structures and Freedoms

structures-freedoms

One of the things we learn as we get older is that we each have particular strengths and weaknesses which are based on and affected by any number of factors, including upbringing and conditioning, personality type, genetic makeup, etc. In…

Thank You Notes

Dear K&K: Is it okay to send e-mail Christmas thank you notes these days? Or do you still have to handwrite them? Sincerely: Etiquette in Erie Dear Etiquette: We think, in most circumstances, you can send e-mail thank you notes these…

Turning a Holiday Decorating Fail Into a Fun Activity

How to Do Holiday Decorating Fun Style Decorating for the holidays is never easy. But it can be when you decide that a fail is an opportunity to do something fun. There’s something to being said for decorating at the…

Christmas & Gift Giving

Dear K & K: This is a tricky time of year for me with my in-laws. They’re super into Christmas. But, I am not. My family was very religious, from a different culture, and we didn’t grow up doing gift…

Little By Little — It’s Beginning to Look a Little Like Christmas

The Little By Little Method To Getting Organized Even When You’re Sick I have embarked on a new project of getting organized this fall, one that takes into account my personality type — the “messy” & time challenged Organic Freedom…

Solution to Plastic Grocery Bag Overflow

Dear K&K: I’m about to lose my mind with plastic grocery bags. I keep a small container in our kitchen to house extra bags for use around the house. When it fills up, my husband ignores that it’s full and…

Laundry Day Apocalypse

How I Fixed My Laundry Day Troubles When I think of Laundry Day I think of an exploded mess that is usually my laundry room and I’m immediately exhausted. As usual with PixiesDidIt before and after photographs I forgot the…

Christmas Card Culling

Dear K&K: I think it’s time for some Christmas card culling. Our list has ballooned over the years, it’s crazy expensive and there are so many people we barely talk to anymore on it. My husband essentially wants to keep…

When Should I Get Ready for the Holidays?

Did the Holidays Already Happen? Because I’ve only just gotten the dining room table cleared off from Halloween decorating, and already Christmas stuff is 1/2 price at our local drugstore. I was actually relieved to see that the other neighbors…