032: Home: Cars

Topics Why you want a clean car How to start How to maintain a clean car Why: It’s nice not to have to shuffle papers or sippy cups out of the way if you need to transport other people on short notice. It feels good to be in a clean car. It helps if you’re […]

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028: Home: Garage

Why organize the garage? Creating Zones Maintaining an organized garage Why Organize the Garage It helps to find tools and supplies quickly. It helps to allow room for important and expensive items like cars. A garage is so big that it’s easy for it to become a store-all for everything. Prioritize to decide what you […]

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024: Home: Micro-zones

Topics What is a microzone? Best locations Easy systems Keep life in perspective What is a microzone? Last month we talked about zones which are a general area assigned to similar items. Microzones are the smaller organized areas within a given zone. Best locations Items you use the most should be located at the easiest […]

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020: Home: Zones

Topics What is a zone? How to set up zones? The benefits of a zone What is a zone? An area of your home with specific items of similar characteristics. How to set up a zone When starting to organize a room or garage for the first time, you could sketch a map of the […]

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016: Home: Dead Space

Topics What is dead space? Why do you want to use it? Where do you find it? How do you use it? What is dead space? Dead space is the area in your house of wasted space that could be used if something was added like shelves to make it more useful.That eliminates wasted space. […]

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010: Home: Holiday Planning

Topics Purpose of family holiday planning meeting Purpose of traditions Sample organized family planning meeting 1 Purpose of Planning Meeting Mitchells Holiday Planning meeting is a family meeting before the holidays begin where they make sure those things that are most important to them that year get on the calendar. Purpose of Traditions Traditions are […]

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008: Home: Hosting the Holidays

008: Home: Hosting the Holidays Topics Planning guest lists and food Time frame to prepare before event Traditions Who to spend the holiday with Some love a little quiet, but most people realize that gathering with family and friends is what makes the holiday better. Sometimes the Mitchells have family come who are from in […]

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004: Home: Meal Planning

Meal Planning: Organized Families Eat Healthier Guest Speaker: Amy Roskelley Has a Bachelors degree in Health Education Worked for 10 years with the State of Utah counseling State Employees on how to incorporate healthy habits Currently the owner of Super Healthy Kids, an online resource that helps kids eat healthier. Site offers recipes, meal plans […]

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002: Home: Packing Lists for Organized Family Trips

Summary Packing for relatives (food & home provided) Packing for hotel stay (shelter provided) Packing for camping (no food or shelter provided) Families can be organized when kids help by packing themselves so parents can focus on other packing Packing list template with blank number of shirts and shorts to fill in differently with each […]

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