I have been inspired this year with many ways to be positive and resilient. Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper has a Sunday To Be list each week that is a synopsis of a person’s goals. Tim Denning recently wrote a his Overly Simple Rules for a Good Life focusing on rules. His new mantra […]
Ellen Delap is a professional organizer, family manager coach and productivity consultant in the greater Houston area. She is passionate about making a difference for families and being an organizing resource for the community. Her blog notes her remarkable encounters and experiences in organizing.
Entries by Ellen
January is National Get Organized Month. A new year energizes us to edit, refresh and pare down our homes. Getting organized is always one of the top 3 new year goals. Of all the questions that I am asked about organizing, the most common one is “how do I get started?” With […]
Every year I focus on my Word of the Year. This year my word is Expand. I never know what is to come each year as my word of the year guides me. When I feel offtrack, I refer back to my word to guide me and be a point of reference in what […]
Wishing you a wonderful holiday!
Throughout the year 2020, it has become clear what is most precious to us. As we think about connections, family and friends, we know that relationships are by far the most precious. There are some small significant items that are priceless to us. These may be a baby birth announcement, a lock of hair, […]
Does the smell of warm cinnamon bring holidays to mind? Do you want to share some holiday treats with friends and helpers? Here is one of our family’s favorite holiday treats that is special for the holidays. It’s Pull Apart Cinnamon Bread, aka Monkey Bread, made with ready made biscuits. Enjoy!
At long last It’s the holiday season. Many of us have been waiting for this joyful season (cue the Hallmark movies) while mucking through the year. While experiences are my preferred holiday gift, this year we are challenged with safety measures in groups and in person experiences. With that in mind, here are […]
This year the holiday season will be different. Holiday celebrations will be smaller and more intimate. Temples and churches will have different ways to celebrate the meaning of the season with zoom. There will likely be less holiday travel. No matter these differences, there are meaningful ways we celebrate together as family and friends. […]