11 Magnolia Lane Calendar Pad Giveaway & More Organizing Tips

A great way to stay organized for the week.

  Happy weekend everyone! Wasn't our Operation: Organization Back to School series fun? So many great projects were shared, I hope you were inspired to get a little more organized this fall :) For more about staying organized, I am back today with more about our new line of organizing … [Read more...]

Introducing–11 Magnolia Lane’s New Line of Organizational Products!


      I am SO excited! After months of work, brainstorming and designing today I am introducing the first in our new line of organizational tools. Just in time for back to school and our Operation: Organization series, I am launching our first printed product--the 11 … [Read more...]

Exciting News from 11 Magnolia Lane


  It seems that at this time each year we go through a period of regrouping regarding this blog. Christy and I have, for the last three years, met up at the Haven Conference when we get completely inundated with wonderful blog-related information and our wheels start turning at high-speed. … [Read more...]

Easy and Cute Recycling Bin

An easy DIY recycle bin--prettier than the ones they give you!

  I recently wrote a post for Mohawk Creative Home about organized recycling centers and I can tell you there aren't too many cute ones out there, I had a hard time finding a ton of inspirational ideas to share.  I know in our family if our recycling bin isn't convenient and obvious, the … [Read more...]

Simply on Sunday


Welcome to our Simply on Sunday series, where Christy or I share our random thoughts, finds or inspiration for the week. Sometimes it is just one thought, but sometimes like today, it's a random assortment of some things that inspired us this week. This week I found this fabulous blog with … [Read more...]

The January Pretty Preppy Party

The Pretty Preppy Party

It's January and it's time for our monthly Pretty Preppy Link Party. We can't wait to see what everyone has come up with this month, especially with all the organizing and decor refreshing that has been going on out there!   Here's what our co-hostesses have been working on this month.... Kate … [Read more...]

Operation: Organization 2015


  We are thrilled to announce that it is January and so it's time to kick off our Annual Operation: Organization series! Starting this Friday, we'll bring you inspiration from some of our favorite bloggers in the DIY/Decor Blogosphere. Here is the line-up of contributors for this year's … [Read more...]

“One Smart Cookie” Baking Cabinet Makeover


  I knew that with fall around the corner baking season would soon be here. So I set about on a project that has been on my wish list--organizing a baking pantry in one of my kitchen cabinets. Moving all my baking supplies out of my pantry {I blogged about that HERE} frees up my valuable … [Read more...]

How I simplified my life.

making life simple

 I am always looking for ways to save time and simplify my life. Between working full-time, having three children --all in activities-- and writing for this blog my days are full, and many days I feel like I need to be superwoman to survive. Since superwoman I am NOT, in fact, I have a chronic … [Read more...]

Our Tips and Tricks for Surviving {and Enjoying!} The Holidays

christmas button

So, I will start by admitting that the approach of the holidays brings me a feeling of great anticipation and  just a small a touch of anxiety. Am I not the only one who loves the holidays, but hates the explosion of 'THINGS' that hit my "Things To Do' list come mid-November? Holiday preparation is … [Read more...]

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