Hello to all The VSpot readers! I’m Maggie and I blog over at Polka Dots in the Country. My fiancé, Corey, and I moved into our first home together just over two years ago and one of the reasons I started this little blog of mine is to document the progress we make along the […]
You know it’s coming. Along with the avalanche of school papers that will start hitting your house come September, so begins a steady stream of birthday party invitations. Our school has a policy that if you are on school grounds and deliver a party invitation to one classmate, you pretty much need to invite the […]
Does anyone else feel like they are just as busy as they were this time last month…? You know, during the mad rush of the holidays…? I don’t know how this is possible, yet it seems to be the case. What was Christmas shopping and wrapping and baking and parties is now grocery shopping and […]
The best and easiest way to organize and store Christmas decorations? Organize them by color.
I had a different post on tap for today, but I am feeling antsy and wanted to get this off my chest. I do not panic easily… I am not a hysteric, but I firmly believe in being organized and being prepared. We have been having a lot of little earthquakes here in Southern California, and there […]
Our annual camping trip is next week, and I am in the process of organizing and getting ready to go. I am usually pretty organized, so don’t let the picture fool you. It actually is controlled chaos. I know where everything is. Yes, I know it looks like a total disaster, but there is a […]
Do you ever buy fresh fruits and vegetables, toss them into the produce drawer and forget about them? Then a few days later you open the drawer only to discover that it’s all spoiled? Here are some of the best methods for storing your fresh produce.
Packing up Christmas always makes me feel a little sad. (Also a little tired, there is a lot to pack up.) I have been asked how it is possible to change my color scheme every year… it’s all about color coding and organization, baby! It’s so simple, it’s kinda stupid. Store the decor by color. […]
I know, I know, we’re still digging out from underneath Christmas, and are trying to figure out what to wear/do on New Year’s Eve… …but it’s just about time to start planning for summer. I’m serious! Now is a great time to start looking for vacation package deals. Cruises, tours, hotels and airfare all are […]
It’s September, but I’ve already started organizing and planning for a camping trip we’re taking next July. Camping is already super economical but with just a bit of planning ahead, it’s even more so. Target, Walmart, sports stores, hardware stores… they’ve all put their camping and outdoor equipment on clearance. If you need them, now is […]