Ultimate Blog Party

Welcome to my little home on the net! I’m so happy you decided to stop by. For those that don’t know me my name is Laura and I’m the resident freak! I love love love to organize! What I really love is the “high” I get from it….oh I think it is safe to say I’m definitely addicted. This blog helps further enable my habit by giving me the opportunity to not only blog about my addiction but also entice others to join me….the more junkies out there the less freakish I seem…lol. I’m not an expert by any means, nor do I have the perfect household but usually what I do is just share what works for me around my house and sometimes when I get questions that are way out of my league I simply try to find resources of those more knowledgeable to help you.

Keeping on top of my three children is a challenge so often I am working and re-working my systems trying to find just the right one for us. What I’ve discovered is that organizing is an ongoing PROCESS and a system that works for us today may not necessarily work for us next year or even next month. Constantly re-working my systems not only gives me another “fix” each time I do it but makes for a lot of great blog topics too!
Also popular around here is Menu Plan Monday. Close to 100 ladies come together each Monday to share our weekly menus and often the recipes to go with them. I started menu planning out of necessarity in 2005 when I had to go on a restricted diet for 8 months but now find that I couldn’t live without it. MPM has been amazingly helpful to me to keep me on track and out of the dinner rut! We’d love to have you join us!

Could you use some help getting one of your spaces organized either with motivation and/or accountability? If the answer to that question is yes then you’ve come to the right place! Beginning April 1st I will be hosting the second 30 Day Organizational Challenge and of course we’ll have more prizes to give away! The first one was so much fun and all the participants did such an amazing job. Check out the first challenge here to see what went on and stay tuned for more information on the next one.

I want to thank you again for stopping by. I would have baked you a cake but unfortunately I’m still exhausted from my last baking attempt! So instead I leave you with this big beautiful bouquet of balloons to really help get you in the party spirit.

To visit more party blogs head on over to the Mr. Linky provided by the very sweet and lovely party hostesses, Janice and Susan, at 5M4M!
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52 Responses to Ultimate Blog Party

  1. 1
    Cheryl says

    …love the balloons… they just make a girl wanna smile!

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    stephanie says

    *waves hi!*

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    Beth says

    Hey, Laura – glad to see ya joining the fray! *wink* You’re a daily blog stop for me so it’s nice to know someo ther folks will see how wicked cool your site is! *wink*

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    MurrayvilleMom says

    *waving hello* and thanks for the welcome! I am enjoying your blog. I know you are from BC somewhere, and I am too. Did you see Hellen Buttigieg on the Gill Deacon show today on CBC? I have a link on my blog if you are interested in it. And, just to let you know that the Tyra Banks show today has a whole hour devoted to organizing. That starts right about now! And, if you get City Line, Peter Walsh will be on there next Monday!



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    devildogwife says

    I’m here on a regular basis, but just wanted to stop in and say hi!! Love all of the balloons!!

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    Nancy says

    Hi from the blog party! Your site is cute and has LOTS of info! Stop by for a visit! I gotta go feed the 2 year old…

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    An Ordinary Mom says

    I’m definitely not new to your site, but I can still say happy partying!

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    Linsey says

    Hey Laura! I normally stop buy once per day! LOVE your site!!

    Thanks for emailing me back, regarding the nursery! I forgot to ask if you have any brillant ideas on storage solutions for babydolls and Cabbage Patch Kids? :-)

    Keep on PARTYING!!!

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    Thea says

    I am new to the blogworld but I just wanted to let you know that I love, Love, LOVE your sight! I went back and read about your last baking attempt and laughed out loud. You are definitely a welcome and much anticipated break in my day. Thanks!

    Party on Wayne.

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    Aimee says

    I’m usually a lurker, but in honor of the party, I’ll comment!
    I enjoy your blog and your tips very much – I’ve implemented quite a few in my house and they are working out very well!
    Thanks for all the great info.

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    breyasmommy says

    Just wanted to pop in to say hi to make sure you’re not falling asleep at the party :) Stop by me if you get a chance!

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    Susie says

    great party and blog! saved it in my favs!

  13. 13
    Jennifer says

    I love how you write in order to extend your love of organizing. You really are so inspiring and helpful. Thanks.

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    Karen says

    Hey, what a fun party! Nice to meet you… if you get a chance to stop by my place, the door is open.

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    Jana says

    I read your blog regularly but through the RSS feed, so I’m de-lurking for the party. I always enjoy browsing the MPM links to get ideas for our dinner menus. Thanks for all of the tips!

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    JennaG says

    Just out visiting–I usually participate in Menu Plan–I enjoy it–thanks for hosting! Have fun in the party!

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    Judi says

    I just had to visit your “party”! I always love your posts! You rock.

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    KimO says

    Hi, great party. I love your site. Thanks for all the great tips.

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    dcrmom says

    Hey there! Thanks for having us. You throw a great party! ;-)

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    Proverbs31 says

    You’re a daily blog for me too. :)

    I love that you love to organize. Your blog feeds my “inner organizer.” I’m waiting for the day when the inner me and the outer me align. ;) Like when the kids are grown! lol

    I got my Blog Party started, too. It’s my 100th post! Yay! So I did a “100 things about me”. Hope it’s good reading enough. :p

    Have a great weekend!

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    DariDonovan says

    Oh wow, I love the idea of a Menu Plan Monday, I think I will start something similar at my house. I love your blog. Thanks for stopping by my party, it is very nice to meet you. Party on!

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    Kari says

    Been reading for awhile but have come for the party today.

  23. 23
    Heather @ Desperately Seeking Sanity says

    Dropping by from the party…i don’t want to learn how to organize…i want someone to just come and do it for me (shoot, i have problems organizing my blog posts!)

    Great site! Love the layout!

    Enjoy the party!


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    EEEEMommy says

    What a great blog! I could really use some help in the organization/clutter dept.!
    I’ll definately be back after the party!

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    Lynn says

    Seems to me that March must be party month in blogland…so many parties to attend, so little time. Really enjoy reading your posts! You have inspired me to become more organized in many ways. Now I’m off to the next party.

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    redmaryjanes says

    Hi there! I’m a Blog Party Girl! You have a great looking blog! Drop by mine if you have time…

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    it's me, Val says

    Hieeee!! Love your blog and plan on adding you to my faves! Happy partying!! :)

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    earthchick says

    Oh wow – I’m so psyched to find your blog. I soooo need some organization in my life.

    Happy partying!

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    oh amanda says

    I love that your blog is dedicated to your love of containers! Sounds good to me! Can’t wait to look around.

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    Barb says

    I was tickled to see you linked your apple cake baking post. I’m still laughing about that little episode.

    Party balloons! Why didn’t I think of that! Not that I didn’t post enough photos at my party, of course. But I should have put in some balloons.

    Obviously I’m not quite as organized as I think I am. :-)

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    Lauren S. says

    I love your blog! I thought I would use this opportunity to delurk!

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    Lindsay Inkster says


    I stopped by for the party. Love your balloons! I’m writing a post about party sites I enjoyed visiting, and I’ll be adding you to my list :-).


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    TC / Fish in My Hair says

    Hmm, I could probably do a lot better at organizing if I didn’t have a husband who finds it necessary to hang on to 20 year old magazines, his wrestling shoes from high school (30 years ago), and enough books to start a branch library. *sigh*

    Anyway, it was nice finding you via the party!

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    Marcia says

    Hi Laura

    Love those balloons. Makes me happy instantly.

    I’m so glad you love systems – so do I. I wrote my last newsletter article on systems. it’s here if you’re interested http://2006takecharge.blogspot.com

    I must say, Menu Plan Monday has helped keep me on track. And you won’t believe it – remember a few weeks ago, I said I made my husband do the weekly shop to keep us within budget. We made it! First time in months we stayed within our budget. Woohoo!

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    Jennifer says

    I discovered you blog actually a couple of weeks ago, your a girl after my own heart. I love organizing as well. I’m new to blogging so I decided to join the party to meet new people. I hope to join your menu Mondays soon.


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    Katrina says

    Great party post, Laura. And you know I always love stopping by your place. :) I’m looking forward to the next Org. Challenge – I’ll have to start planning which part of my house needs it the most! :)

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    Monkey Giggles says

    Swinging in for the Ultimate Blog Party. It was nice to meet ya. I love your blog design.

    Party On!!

    My first party favor give-away has started, when you get a chance come on over.

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    Katherine@Raising Five says

    Hey, glad to see you’re here! I’m just now starting to make the rounds!

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    Terri @ In His Hands says

    Hi Laura! I’m one of your regulars but wanted to say “Hi!” I’ll be here tomorrow if I can get my menu together.

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    Multi-tasking Mommy says

    As you know, I LOVE your Menu Plan Mondays! They have helped me become more organized in my life, that is for sure!

    You have a great blog and I look forward to continue receiving great ideas and inspirations from you!

    You are welcome at my place anytime!

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    Butrfly4404 says

    Hello! Stopping by for the party. With the mass amount of links, I had to kind of close my eyes and pick…but looks like I found a gem! Your meal-planning group sounds like a lifesaver! I’ll be back! (In a non-Terminator-ish way!)

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    Mommy Dearest says

    I wish I could maintain what I organize, or rather I wish my kids could maintain what I organize.

    Thanks for visiting me!

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    Lura says

    Hi! I’ve briefly visited your site before, but was reminded of it from the party. I love the ideas for organizing and menu planning. I’ll be back again. Thanks for having me. I linked to your site today from my blog. Have a great day!

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    Krissy says

    Well as you know I’m a big fan of yours but I thought I’d pop in to greet you during the Blog Party! I’m hosting, too. Have a great week!

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    aburchtree says

    What a fabulous place to party! I definitely need to stick around… perhaps some of this organization will rub off on me!
    Happy partying!

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    Mich says

    Party-hopper here!!! I’ll have to come back and check out some of your organizing tips…I need all the help I can get!

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    Amydeanne says

    hehe, you know it’s sad when I think I’ve visisted here, but i can’t remember b/c I’ve been on the party trail too long!
    I love your organizing info!!!
    You’ve done well! Gladd you’ve joined the party!

    Stop by the 160 forsome party favors!!!

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    Chel says

    I adore organizing! What a perfect blog for me. I’m going to add you to my blogroll just as soon as I can.

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    Jen says

    Hi Laura I did the 30 day organizational challenge a while ok. It was good. Except that the room needs doing again LOL
    I regurlarly do Janice and Susan’s Tuesday Tackle so its on the to do list :)
    love your balloons
    and I’ll have to check out when your 2nd challenge is on
    happy partying

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    Jennelle says

    Hi Laura!

    Just stopping by to say “hi” and to check out your party. :-)

    Have a wonderful day!



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    Kimberly says

    Oooo…I’m so excited you’re doing the challenge, I missed it the first time around. Yay!

    Got a giggle out of your comment about getting high on organizing – it’s so true! There aren’t many addictions in life that we enjoy and don’t consider going into rehab for!

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    Brandie says

    Hello! So nice to meet you =)
    If you could see my house, you’d probably advise me to stop by here a bit more often ;-) Organization I am not skilled at LOL!
    Have a great day.


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