FlyLady App Review

Have you heard of FlyLady? She has some crazy good ideas about how to keep your house clean.College Kirsten: “But what loser cares that much about keeping their house clean?” Grown-Up Kirsten: *slowly raises hand*I really love her advice because she creates little daily routines, and I love few things more than a good routine!… Continue reading FlyLady App Review


How to Get More Done Everyday

There are a lot of things to like about the month of December. Christmas, for example. And Christmas music. And Christmas lights... and stockings and... SANTA! But if I had to choose one December thing that I could do without, it would be the cold weather!Cold weather and I do not get along. And neither… Continue reading How to Get More Done Everyday


A Look Inside Organized Charm’s New Etsy Shop!

Last week, I made a pretty big announcement. Who decides to throw an Etsy shop into the mix with finals rapidly approaching? And not just normal finals... but the culmination of one's graduate school career? Oh, that would be me. No big deal.And even though it has been a lot of work to get everything… Continue reading A Look Inside Organized Charm’s New Etsy Shop!


Note Organization Checklist

Keeping up with class notes can literally get a little messy sometimes. I didn't start rewriting mine until my junior year of college when my Landforms professor mentioned it... but ever since then, my newly-rewritten, color-coded notes have acted as study guides for upcoming quizzes, tests, and exams! So, knowing exactly where to find what information… Continue reading Note Organization Checklist


Clear to Neutral

So, this has been one of my long-standing favorite efficiency/productivity/organization rules of all time! It’s called… you guessed it… Clear to Neutral! The cool thing about this rule is that it’s just so simple. And once you begin to notice and practice it, it basically becomes a habit! Not only that, but it is super… Continue reading Clear to Neutral


Project: Balanced Time Management

If you’re a crazy obsessive-ish person like me, you’re driven by deadlines. Something can be completely unimportant, but the second that someone gives it a deadline it becomes my number one priority! Last month, I had a ton of papers due for my research project. Okay, it was just four; one a week. But I got so… Continue reading Project: Balanced Time Management


Post-It Calendar System

Let me introduce you to my newest system for keeping up with assignments (and other day-to-day life tasks, in general)! This is my Post-It Calendar System slash Command Center slash The “Hub” of our daily lives! I have always, always had a difficult time finding and sticking to a calendar system in my home because:  … Continue reading Post-It Calendar System


Tips for Keeping an Academic Planner

Planners are one of those things that are just essential to life! Whether you choose to go digital with an app, use the Cloud with your computer, or you like the old fashioned paper planner... effective studying comes from effective time management and planning. Personally, I am all about paper planners! I have tried and… Continue reading Tips for Keeping an Academic Planner