Caldwell Middle School Residency Day 5 – Friday, January 11, 2013

 Friends:Friday, January 11, 2013 was day five and the final day of my residency at Caldwell Middle School through a grant administered by Story Tapestries and the Houma Regional Arts Council.It was such a fun day. All of the stories that the students wrote in their teams were shared in class. I gave out awards […] Read More

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008 – From Disheveled and Disorganized to Orderly and Organized

Friends: The past few days have been spent doing 3 things – office work, a new blog project (Eliana Cooks!) with my 8 year old daughter, and organizing the mess that Hurricane Gustav caused. When we evacuated, we weren’t sure if we were going to come back to the same house. So we packed as […] Read More

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Soleil is Moved Into Her Dorm at LSU

Friends: Last week, my husband, my mom, and I moved Soleil into her dorm room at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was bittersweet for me. Things had been very tense leading up to the weeks before she left – I guess it’s just Mom not wanting to lose control. But that’s what […] Read More

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Organized and Energized! – Part 8 The Home Office

ORGANIZED AND ENERGIZED! PART 8 – THE HOME OFFICE By Dianne de Las Casas The Home Office In this day and age, nearly everyone has a computer at home. People bring work home and more people are working from home. The home office has become a mainstay in the Western world. In my house, we […] Read More

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Organized and Energized! – Part 7 The Master Bedroom

ORGANIZED AND ENERGIZED! – PART 7 THE MASTER BEDROOM By Dianne de Las Casas The Master Bedroom The bedroom is the first and last place you see every day. It should be your space, a space you can relax in – watch the news before you snooze, listen to a favorite song, or read your […] Read More

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Organized and Energized! – Part 6 The Bathroom

ORGANIZED AND ENERGIZED! – PART 6 THE BATHROOM By Dianne de Las Casas The Bathroom This is a room that everyone visits several times a day, including guests. It’s also a room that because it’s filled with moisture, can build up with bacteria. Keeping the bathroom both clean and tidy is a must. The bathroom […] Read More

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Organized and Energized! – Part 5 The Kids Room

Organized and Energized! – Part 5 The Kids Room By Dianne de Las Casas The Kid’s Room Because we are a society of consumerism, our children tend to have more “stuff” than we did as children. Not only do our children have toys, they also have TVs, DVD players, video games, handheld games, computers, stereos, […] Read More

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Organized and Energized! Part 4 – The Kitchen and the Dining Area

ORGANIZED AND ENERGIZED! PART 4 – THE KITCHEN AND THE DINING AREA By Dianne de Las Casas The Kitchen The hearth has always been the heart of the home. People gather where food lives. This room probably gets the most traffic each day, especially if you have children. The kitchen is also a room that […] Read More

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Organized and Energized! Part 3 – The Living Room/Family Room

ORGANIZED AND ENERGIZED! PART 3 – THE LIVING ROOM/FAMILY ROOM By Dianne de Las Casas The Living Room or Family Room If this is the place where your family gathers to watch T.V., play games, and talk, then you definitely need to take control of the clutter in this area. You probably have a number […] Read More

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Organized and Energized! Part 2 – The Entry Way

ORGANIZED AND ENERGIZED! PART 2 – THE ENTRY WAY By Dianne de Las Casas The Entry Way This is the first point of entry for the entire family. Organizing this area is vital, especially if you have kids, where shoes are kicked off, coats are dumped, and backpacks are plopped on the floor. It’s easy […] Read More

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