Archives for category: Homemaking

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We move around so much I thought it would be nice to post a few photos from our current apartment. It was newly renovated just before we moved in (we are still removing manufacturer stickers from the appliances and windows). We are still getting settled, but it’s starting to feel like home.

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DSC_9729This weekend was a blast! It was another productive weekend at home, which was great because we’ll be dogsitting again next weekend for the 4th so it was nice to get the house in shape for the next few weeks.

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This week was busy at work, but it was the first weekend in a while that we were at home so it was great to get caught up with friends, neighbors and on household tasks.

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Organized Year // Do All Things With Love
[Part 3 of An Organized Year]

I have found that planning is really the key to making any new routines work. You can have every good intention of doing things but if you don’t plan out the time or have clear goals these good intentions fall apart. Read the rest of this entry »

Organized Year // Do All Things With Love
[Part 2 of An Organized Year]

As you probably know, multi-tasking is a bit of a misnomer because when you focus on multiple things at once you do them both badly. Well, I think multi-tasking is okay if you are doing two things that take very little brainpower. The following are tasks that I added to my schedule by doing them at the same time as other things:

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Organized Year // Do All Things With Love

This year one my goal is to keep our life organized so that we can both focus more of our time and energy on academics and projects. Both Onur and I work full-time and don’t have kids. Still, last year I noticed that we wouldn’t make time to clean or stay organized. After work all either of us wanted to do was just relax. I wanted to come up with some easy planning and organization strategies to help us better utilize our time and to keep a clean house even if we are both tired after work.

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