Here we are at the end of November, wow! At this time every month I like to take a moment to send out a special shout out to my many wonderful sponsors here. Please read on to see how they can help you in your organizing and menu planning endeavors. It’s important to me that each of my direct sponsors be an extension of my mission here…to create organizing junkies everywhere!! Be sure to read below to find out how each of these amazing businesses can assist you on your quest to get organized, simplify and de-clutter. I’ve highlighted any specials, promotions, posts, discounts and/or any workshops that may be available to you at this time. Keep reading and you’ll see what I’m talking about, there are some fantastic resources here!!
Profitable Organizer is a company created to help you set up your own Professional Organizing business. I get many inquiries from people wondering how to go about doing this so I’m thrilled to be able to refer you to an excellent resource. Professional Organizer, Cynthia and her husband Adam have designed their business and membership site to help walk you through this process step by step. To find out if this is a path that might be right for you, you can take a tour of their extensive training area and watch a video that walks you through what is required and how Profitable Organizer can assist you with setting up your business.
Find out more about their membership options, which include videos, forums, sample documents and much much more, here.
Crystal from Crystal & Co is a mom to five boys and is a huge believer in easy recipes. Over on her mommy resource site she shares with her readers an index of over 100 real easy recipes plus other resources to help you with your menu planning. Her most popular recipe to date is for easy Crockpot Ravioli.
Her ebook titled, How to Meal Plan, A Step by Step Guide for Busy Moms is a great ebook to help you get dinner on the table every night. Of course it won’t actually prepare your meals for you but it does provide tips, recipes and printables to get you going. I honestly think menu planning is one of the first places to start on your organizational journey but I know it’s not easy for everyone to implement. Whether you are a menu planner newbie or simply need a menu plan refresher, this ebook can help!
Also if you are stumped with what to make for dinner each night and limited on time (who isn’t?!) then be sure to head on over to Crystal’s real easy recipe index for inspiration!
Alejandra Costello is a Certified Professional Organizer who shows individuals how to become more organized and productive on a daily basis by setting up systems that work for their own organizing style. Alejandra started her company, Alejandra.tv, in 2008 at the age of 23 and to date has shared her organizing expertise with thousands of people in over 100 countries around the world. Formerly an IT engineer, Alejandra was named 1 of the 5 most organized people in America by HGTV. Her expertise has been featured in HGTV, The Washington Post, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, The Washington Times, CBS, NewsChannel8, and Mashable.
Alejandra just added 40+ “how to” organizing videos and lots of printables to her complete organizing program (the Power Productivity Program)! In the program she shows you step-by-step how to get organized, stay organized, and become your most productive self without slipping back to your old ways. The program gives you the tools you need to finally overcome your physical and mental clutter. For more information: www.alejandra.tv/products
Here is one of Alejandra’s latest organizing videos: How to Organize Your Nightstand or Bedside Table
Feeling stuck with clutter & can’t get started? Alejandra’s video series shows you 3 e-a-s-yyyyy things to do tonight to feel more organized tomorrow morning. How’s that for starting the day off right?! You can sign up to watch the free videos here.
Make 5 dinners in 1 hour is a menu service that helps you make family dinners quick and easy! Michelle is a wife, mother, blogger, menu planner and food lover and she created this service to help busy moms like you get dinner on the table and ditch those drive thru dinners. She will teach you how to spend just 1 hour in the kitchen, once a week, to get 5 healthy dinners assembled and ready to cook on those busy weeknights.
Your monthly membership will include a new menu each month with 4 weeks of meal plans. Each menu plan includes a menu, grocery list, cooking hour directions and heating instructions. Each menu is easy to read and follow. They have step by step cooking directions to get you in and out of the kitchen in about an hour and have 5 dinners in the refrigerator ready for your busy week ahead. Mess up the kitchen just once a week! There are 3 different meal plans to choose from: classic, clean eating and gluten free. Receive a free sample menu here.
And brand new to the 5 Dinners-in-1 Hour line up is an all new custom menu creator tool where you can select recipes from their database to create your own custom menu and grocery list which can be printed or sent to your smart phone. This is included with all memberships!
Mridu Parikh offers online workshops at Life Is Organized, to get your home, time, goals, and life running smoothly. Her signature home organizing workshop, Power House, includes step-by-step video training, printables, and a discussion board where you can ask her any questions, any time. You’ll learn how to get every space in your home de-cluttered and organized for the long haul.
Mridu’s newest workshop is Time Master, an easy-to-follow tutorial on how to gain an hour in your day and get through your to-do list with being overwhelmed. If you want to be your most productive self and live a balanced life, this workshop is perfect for you.
And don’t forget to sign up for Mridu’s FREE 5-day video series to learn how you can get organized and be more productive starting today. Lastly, check out over 100 FREE organizing videos on Mridu’s blog. Here’s one of her latest: Are You Playing The Numbers Game?
You can also find Mridu on Facebook.
New this month, I’m happy to welcome Lisa Woodruff to my sponsor list. Lisa is a professional organizer and blogger at Organize 365. Her focus is to help you organize your home AND your home based business. Lisa loves to help women get their home based businesses profitable and productive!
Lisa has been a leader in the direct sales industry for over 15 years. In addition to working with corporate home office staff, Lisa’s trainings are available in her membership site: Successful Direct Sales.
Keeping your home based business organized is a challenge! Lisa’s book Organizing the business of direct sales and her custom designed direct sales Planner will have you using your time and space more efficiently!
Get Organized Wizard is a company designed to help you move from procrastination to action. Their programs help busy men and women take action toward a life of greater happiness, productivity and personal organization. Michelle has many products and programs available to help you with getting organized. You can view all of them and how they can help you by visiting her product page. One of their newest programs is called 7 Days to a Dramatically Decluttered Home. This program will help you radically reduce the amount of junk, clutter, and excess STUFF in your life. all in just 7 days, 1 hour a day!
Over 7 days, Michelle will help you to:
- Make a life-changing mindset shift so you can finally part with unneeded stuff
- Know how and where to start decluttering – and to make that start
- Be able to make decisions about things you might need one day
- Decide how much stuff is the right amount for you
- Work out exactly what to keep and what to let go, room by room
- Choose what to do with your decluttered stuff – sell, donate, toss?
- Get rid of clutter – even when there’s nowhere uncluttered to work
- Deal with kids’ clutter
- Rediscover your surfaces – yes they’re still under there somewhere!
- Learn how to keep clutter at bay – for life
- Cope with other people’s clutter.
In addition to her professional organizing business, Aby Garvey also offers terrific online workshops at Simplify 101. For a complete list of all upcoming online classes please visit their workshop catalog. Unsure if an online workshop is right for you? Take a tour of their online workshop system in advance. This month if you are needing a little extra help with getting the holidays organized then be sure to take advantage of their Get Organized for the Holidays self-paced (instant download) workshop. This self-paced class is the ultimate step-by-step guide to help you enjoy a more meaningful (and stress-free!) holiday season! Find out how to focus on what’s most important to you and your family, as well as how to weed-out and simplify those less meaningful holiday tasks. When you do, you will free your time to truly enjoy and savor those activities that make the holidays special to you. Plus, get simple tips and ideas to implement your plan so you stay energized and joyful all season long! You’ll create a customized holiday plan so you can get it all done. You’ll be organized, prioritized and energized!
If you would like to consider joining these awesome sponsors and advertising with me (two spots available for December!), please send an email to organizingjunkie (at) gmail (dot) com and I’d be happy to discuss my rates with you. Please also check out my advertise page for my site statistics. Thanks so much!!