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New Year’s Goal: Get Organized

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My "Lazy Jo"
I was originally going to title this post "I Hate Corner Cupboards", but as one of my New Year's Resolutions is to be positive, I caught myself. I usually don't make New Year's Resolutions, but this year I've set my sights on four: (1) be more positive, (2) organize my cupboards, (3) drink more water, and (4) try to eat dark chocolate, instead of milk chocolate. This post addresses  goal #2.  I started with the cupboard in my kitchen that I hate the most, my corner cupboard. Why do I hate it? They become catchalls for EVERYTHING! Does yours look like mine? How does this happen?! Should this Lazy Susan be named Lazy Jo?! And what about the contents of this other corner cupboard?
Corner Cupboard Mayhem
Corner Cupboard Mayhem
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Keep Calm & Carry This Carry-On!

I am a mess when it comes to packing for a trip. I don't know why because I actually have traveled quite a bit in my life, and I am usually an organized person.  I guess the pressure of wanting to bring just the right outfits, while not packing too much stuff, just stresses me out. Well, I have one part of my problem figured out. I have finally found a carry-on bag to end all carry-ons!
The O.G. by Lo & Sons
The O.G. by Lo & Sons
The O.G. by Lo & Sons is a lightweight overnight & gym bag. It's stylish with its lavender lining and gold accents, and it has pockets in all the right places. I especially like how there's a side zipper pocket for a pair of shoes.  I fit all of the items below in The O.G. with room to spare: my iPad, my 13" laptop, a pair of shoes, my camera, wallet, make-up bag, magazine, sunglasses, keys, phone & charger, and a scarf.  Continue reading Keep Calm & Carry This Carry-On!