Thursday, January 26, 2012

9 IHeart: Spreading Some January Sponsor Love!

Today is a special day for the blog and I because we get to take a moment to say, "Thank You" to my fantastic sponsors.  Just as you do, they keep the blog rolling and the posts coming back day after day.  So today I am giving out a GIANT appreciation hug post for them!

They are all amazing for endless reasons and I sincerely appreciate that you give them some love back for all their support of IHeart Organizing.

In the early 1960s, entrepreneur David Oreck had a radical idea: design a lightweight yet powerful vacuum to replace the much heavier ones hotel housekeepers had to push around. They loved it.

Today homeowners and hoteliers alike love Oreck’s easy-to-use, lightweight, powerful and durable upright vacuums—as well as its hand-held vacuums, steam mops, air purifiers, floor machines and cleaning products.

An industry leader for nearly 50 years, Oreck has earned its reputation for making the finest vacuums available. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Oreck Corporation sells its products in hundreds of Oreck Clean Home Centers and other select retail outlets, as well as through phone and online direct sales. The company distributes products in the U.S., Canada and parts of Europe. For more information visit

Whatever your cleaning challenge—children, pets, everyday life—Oreck can help. Because Oreck is clean made easy™.
Product reviews have just been added to  If you have a favorite product, stop by and leave your thoughts for future shoppers.  Or, if you are in the market for a new vacuum, steam mop or air purifier, see what others have to say about the products they have in their homes.

Oreck makes clean easy. You can help us make it more meaningful. Connect with Oreck via Facebook or email, and we’ll donate $.50 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
More ways to connect with Oreck

Use code KICKOFFSAVE to save 15% off your online order. Use it to stock up on cleaning supplies or spend your holiday cash on something to clean up your home. Offer valid through 12/31.

This month I am welcoming Profitable Organizer!  They are there to help you follow your dream of organizing for a living!

Check out their site to see new organizing blog posts and find their 2 week guide to becoming a professional organizer:

It’s 38 pages long and is packed full of the most important things you need to know if you want to become a successful professional organizer. Perfect for those who don’t know where to start!

It’s even perfect for those who think they know where to start… because you can see exactly what they did to become successful and you can adjust or tweak your plans accordingly!

We’ve heard it said that the most expensive food we buy… is the food we throw away!

As we organize our homes and our budgets for the new year, Shelf Reliance is here to help us make some easy changes that are easy on our wallet, easy on our time, and the added bonus… GREAT for the environment! Because we reduce waste and only have to use what we need, the rest stores for 1-2yrs!

Thrive Freeze dried foods have no added ingredients! If it says Strawberries…that’s all your getting. No added sugar, no added Salt, and ZERO preservatives…because it’s freeze dried! All that’s missing is the water…and that is what makes our food go bad… Water and Oxygen!

So nix the days of buying foods that you ultimately throwout and save time cleaning out your fridge. Save money, and always have those perishable essentials at hand to spice up any menu, or always keep healthy snacks on hand… THRIVE Freeze dried foods last 25 years… sounds a little crazy? Well there’s no moisture so they don’t every go bad! It’s great for so many reasons!

So whether you’re looking for great healthy products to build your emergency supply of food or if you are looking for ways to live more efficiently THRIVE foods will meet your needs!

Here are some great foods that will help you save time, money and energy!

You can find out more or place an order by contacting Shelbi directly:

Want to try a few out? IHeart readers can take advantage of these great deals:

To order e-mail Shelbi directly and get the deals mentioned here! You will always get better deals going through Shelbi than buying from the main Website. So check out her site here and e-mail her here to place your Order!

Holly Bohn is the Founder and Creative Director of See Jane Work

Yes we are busy, but we can still have fun. And we can still express our individuality. That is why they started See Jane Work. They know you don't have time to search every website that comes up on Google looking for a notebook that says a little more about you than, "I got a coupon in the mail from Office Mart." You want something that says, "I am unique. I have style. I will not wear sweatpants to a meeting with a client ever again, no matter how late I am running."

They feel inspiration comes a little easier to those writing their thoughts in a pink leather journal rather than on the back of an envelope.

See Jane Work appreciates your business, so much so that they have created Jane's Rewards; a way for you to earn points doing what you love... shopping at

See Jane Work has a new line available exclusively at Office Depot!

Katrina is currently an independent consultant for Sticks and Stones, which features the most lovely personalized name art!

Alphabet Photography by Sticks & Stones is the perfect way to give someone a personal gift for their home, that is like none other they have ever received!  And it works for all occasions like weddings, house warming, birthdays and anniversaries!

Sticks and Stones alphabet photos are a high-end, luxury heirloom, and you have their word that they will maintain this status by never allowing Sticks and Stones alphabet pictures to be mass-produced.  Explore the website, inspect each alphabet photo {there are many to choose from}.  You can see each alphabet photo in their Letter Gallery.

You can find out more about how amazing these gifts are by checking out Katrina's adorable blog here.

Right now, using coupon code IBGIKL will get you 10% off your order, plus, right now you can also receive on buy one get one at 50% special with the additional 10% off, such a wonderful deal!!

Michelle runs an time and money saving blog that is sure to make all of your lives easier!  Michelle's title says it all.  It's quite amazing really and absolutely worth looking at.  YOU can cook 5 dinners in just ONE hour too!!

Here's how:

Michelle has created a plan to cook all 5 dinners for the week in just ONE hour. All the menu plans have family friendly meals that feed 4-6 people and no, they are not all casseroles. :)

The meals are fresh, not frozen. They keep in your refrigerator until ready to heat and eat!

You could spend one hour on a Saturday or Sunday preparing 5 meals for your busy week!!  Yep, it only costs you the cost of the groceries and the one hour time investment, and you have meals for the whole week!  Done!

Not only does the fact that you can make 5 dinners in one hour sound incredible, but nothing is better than coming home from work and having your dinner already prepared before you run off to that kiddo's sporting event or music lesson.  It saves money on eating out and causes so much less stress in trying to find time to feed your family on a busy work/school night!  This is such music to this mom's ears I tell you!!!

Michelle is so kind to share a special promotion, just for you IHeart Organizing readers!  Subscribe here and get a $3.00 discount off the regular price of $15.00 for your first 3 months! Making your first 3 month subscription only $12.00!
You can find all the rest of the details right here on Michelle's blog.

Look around, and you’ll find that Willow House is the most compelling home-based business experience in America. Their Design Consultants help each guest identify a personal decorating style, sharing seasonal color trends and explaining how they’re reflected in our exclusive Willow House products.
In addition to sharing our products and ideas at parties, they've recently empowered their Design Consultants to sell online so guests can shop between parties. And they are not finished innovating – late this year, they will launch a new media-rich community. And, early next year, they will reveal a whole new way to shop online with an expanding collection of enhanced eBoutiques.

January is a big month for Willow House with the new Spring/Summer catalog!

January is also Double Host Dollars month; which means that Hosts can earn twice as much in free products when they host a party {including catalog & online/virtual web parties}!

After the holiday fun is done and the decorations have been put away, your home can look a little empty. Jazz up your January by hosting a Willow House party and treating yourself to a style makeover! Their new Style for Home catalog is ready for shopping on January 1, and it's full of fun ideas to brighten up your home. Best of all, they're offering DOUBLE HOST DOLLARS for home decor parties in January - including all Online/Virtual web parties!

You can find out more details by checking out Paula's Willow House website and also by subscribing to her newsletter.

January 3rd through January 31st is a Willow House Glorious Glass Sale!

Also, for anyone that purchases through Paula's Willow House page and enters in the host name IHeart Organizing, will receive a 10% rebate check!


Simplify 101's main mission is to make getting organized fun!  Get a taste of simplify 101 - and the organized life - with their FREE, simple to follow guide How to Create a Command Central Binder.  You'll put together a home reference binder that will help you get organized, save time and minimize paper clutter and the stress that comes along with it!

Simplify 101 offers organizing tips and ideas, one-on-one coaching and online workshops.  The beauty of their online workshops is that they are:
  • Convenient.  Take them in the privacy and comfort of your own home, at a time convenient to you.  There is no need to login at a specific time.
  • A Great Value.  You get weeks of access to an expert, at a fraction of the cost of working one-on-one.  Not to mention how much money AND time you will save by getting and staying more organized!
  • No Risk.  If you purchase and decide that the workshop isn't your cup of tea, they offer a no-questions-asked refund policy.
Simplify 101 is offering IHeart Organizing readers a 15% discount on these upcoming workshops:

In this online workshop, you'll learn how to create effective organizing systems for every kind of paper in your home.  Plus, you'll learn how to apply these same concepts to the papers at work.  You'll eliminate your paper clutter and the stress that comes along with it!  Organize Your Paper Clutter begins February 16, 2012.

Habits and routines are the foundation of a great day.  When you have good habits and simple routines in place, your day flows smoothly, because you don't have to constantly remind yourself to get things done.  With positive habits and basic routines, you do things without even thinking about them, freeing up your time and mental energy.  Simplify Your Life with Habits + Routines will take the mystery out of creating new habits and routines, so you can lead the life you want to live.  This workshop begins February 21, 2012.

Find simplify 101 on their blog, facebook, pinterest and twitter.

IHeart Organizing readers can receive a 15% off enrollment in either of the mentioned workshops.  To take advantage of this offer, enter HEART15 during checkout.  This coupon code is good through February 9th, 2012 and may not be combined with any other offers.

Thirty-One offers stylish, affordable products are exclusive to Thirty-One.  From their signature purses and totes to storage solutions that help organize your life, you'll find something to fit every personality and situation!  Each season, they develop new products built on the idea that their products must be functional and fashionable {and of course make great gifts}!  One fun feature of Thirty-One is that a good majority of their products can be personalized!

-The brand new SPRING catalog launches on February 1st and you won't believe the new adorable prints and great new products.  Thirty-One has improved some of your favorite products and come out with what are sure to be your new favorites!

-To make room for the new products, some of your favorite products and fabric will be retiring January 31st, never to be made again.  Follow this link to so what prints and products will be gone for good.

- Send Erica your email address if you would like to be added to her monthly mailing list and stay up to date with all the specials and exciting new things coming from Thirty-One.

In February, for every $31 you spend, you will receive 31% off ANYTHING in the catalog!

Contact Erica McKinley with any additional questions or for assistance placing an order and find her website here!

Janery is an Etsy shop offering handmade pillows and coordinating pet beds, fabulous sunglasses cases and reusable shopping and produce bags.  All products are carefully sewn for durability, and pillow covers have invisible zippers in the bottom seam, so that both sides of the pillow can be shown off.  Jane tries to purchase supplies that are Made in the USA and sold by small, family-owned businesses as much as possible, and a portion of all proceeds are donated to the local homeless shelter.

New in the shop:  Pretty Pup Pads!

When customers kept asking Jane to create larger versions of her Modern Catnip Purr Pads for their dogs, Pretty Pup Pads were born.  These low profile, totally washable dog beds can stylishly protect your pup’s favorite spot on the furniture, or can be used wherever you want a stylish dog bed.
Coordinating pillow covers can be added to kick your home's style up another notch. 

Each bed is made-to-order with your choice of fabric, and the size can be tweaked to perfectly fit your space.

Jane also blogs about starting a business and decorating a rental home at The Borrowed Abode.  To be notified of new products or special sales, find Janery on Twitter, Facebook, or click here to sign up for the newsletter.

Special offer for IHeart Organizing readers:  save 10% on your ENTIRE purchase with the code IHEARTJAN, through the end of the month.

{simple starfish} creates custom, personalized mommy necklaces and beach inspired jewelry.  Each piece is handmade custom for you with high quality sterling silver, Swarovski crystal birthstones and freshwater pearls.  They also have special necklaces for grandmothers, aunts, sisters, teachers, fathers... EVERYONE!  All additions that would make the perfect gift for a loved one!

 Featured Pieces:

{Word of the Year}

{Key to My Heart}

{NEWS!} Enter a review and get a coupon!! A fun new review feature has been added to the website. If you have purchased a piece of {ss} jewelry, you can now enter a review right on the website! Just click on the product that you purchase and enter your review! Anyone who enters a review will receive a special coupon code! Just email customerservice@simplestarfish .com and let them know you entered a review and they will send you your coupon code. Thanks!!

Buttoned Up, Inc. was founded in 2004 by four women, three sisters and a best friend...
They realized the necessity for a tool like Life.doc after experiencing significant life changes − from moving across the country to setting up house after 9/11 to getting divorced after 38 years of marriage to having kids and grand-kids. Each of them felt the need to get their lives organized but were unable to find products that could help them control their chaos. They wanted to be liberated from the rigid organizational systems that they bought annually and stopped using after just a few weeks.
After several years of trial, error, effort and research, they started Buttoned Up whose mission is to give women the tools they need to live an organized life not a life of organization.

They currently offer all sorts of great document kits to keep you organized in every aspect of your life!
{Life.doc, Moving.kit, File.starter, Medical.doc}

You can also find all sorts of organizing tips and topics they share on their blog!

Their 2012 Weekly Agenda is here!

The new 2012 Weekly.agenda planner is specifically designed to prevent the 3 productivity-killing mistakes most people make: failure to prioritize, missing opportunities to batch similar tasks, and neglecting to plan ahead.

Our Humble A{Bowe}d is a blog dedicated to all things home improvement ranging from small decorating projects to room makeovers to complete remodels.  Ben and Amanda are currently working on transforming their dated kitchen, removing everything and starting fresh.

And, Our Humble A{Bowe}d can help you spruce up your home with items from their Etsy shop.  Prepare for 2012 with a customized silhouette calendar!

 Or show some love with a new Love Heart print in any color you would like!

Or celebrate your family with The Whole Family Tree Cut Out:

You can follow Our Humble A{Bowe}d Blog here and "Like" them on Facebook here.

For someone who is a tad obsessed with cleaning and organizing, imagine the match made in heaven that was discovered when I found Toni, from a Bowl Full of Lemons!  She currently runs a blog that gives me my daily fix of all things IHeart, she is quite impressive in her ALL of her many skills!

It's funny because we often joke about how we could be long lost sisters with how much we have in common!  It's so much fun having such a good blog buddy!  And I LOVE her weekly project link up parties.  So much inspiration to be found!  Not only does the multi-talented Toni run an awesome blog, she also sells Shaklee, which are awesome products!

When you pick Shaklee, you will know three things to be true. It is always safe. It always works. And it is always green.  Win win and win right?! Here is a fact that knocked my socks off, "Through the sale of Shaklee Get Clean® Basic H2® in the last year alone, Shaklee has eliminated 2.7 billion bottles of conventional, ready-to-use 26-ounce window cleaner — if placed end-to-end, these bottles would wrap around the earth more than 18 times!"

The Cinch Inch Loss Plan, Powered by Leucine™. A clinically tested** program specially formulated to help you break the diet cycle.  Learn More About Cinch
Through March 31, 2012, Shaklee buy the Cinch Transformation pack for 3 months and get the 4th month FREE!

 Interested?  Check out Toni's Shaklee website here, or visit her blog here to find out more!!

Uppercase Living embellishments and expressions are the ideal decor item because they are an unforgettable way to express your unique style and personality.  Expressions are made of a very thin, flexible, vinyl and they are backed with a light adhesive for easy application.  They can be applied to just about any clean, smooth, and weather-resistant surface and remove easily with no trace that it was ever there!

Uppercase Living doesn't just specialize in decals any longer, they recently released a jewelry line!

They have endless customization options, to help you with any organizing project!

You can find all of the details and contact Chrissy with any questions, through her Uppercase Living website here.

It's so important for me to extend my gratefulness to these sponsors, for all they do for me and this blog.  I hope that you all take a moment to check out their fabulousness, whether via their blogs, their shops or their Facebook pages.  And you can always find their links by clicking on their banners on the sidebar of this blog at any time.  There is so much talent to be found!  Such a lucky girl I am to have the sponsor family I do!


  1. great blog. I added your button to my blog.

  2. Hey, good morning America featured Thirty One in today's steals and deals segment. They have a small selection of coolers and carry all bags for 50% off today only! no special promo code needed when you use that website link :-)

  3. just wanted to say that I heart your blog! so many great ideas and inspiration. added your blog button today :)

  4. Hey Jen!

    I just wanted to let you know about a new movement I'm trying to start for Valentine's Day. I'd like to make Valentine's Day the new Random Acts of Kindness Day. I think Valentine's Day would be a great way to give love and kindness.

    To read more:

    Thanks! I'd love for you to pledge what kind act you'll do this Valentine's Day.


  5. LOVE all your sponsors! =) Especially Janey-poo! lol

  6. Just tried the Thrive foods! I'm hooked!!

  7. Hey -- I wanted to check out simple starfish but the blog link is broken :(

  8. So I just found your blog through Pintrest and I am totally hooked! I absolutely love it!! Thanks for all you do, I've been so inspired by all of your cute ideas!


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