Friday, November 30, 2012

8 Thankful and Grateful for November Sponsors

I am generally a very grateful and thankful person, but it is this time of the year when I bump it up a notch.  I sit and reflect and even get a bit teary about our blessings and the people in our lives.  I think about our family, our friends, our home and our careers.... And I turn into this ooey gooey emotional grateful mess of a person.  That makes today a very special day for me since I get to take a moment to appreciate and thank those that support this blog and keep me coming back day after day.  I am so fortunate to do what I love!

They are each amazing for endless reasons any many are offering up special promos and discounts to you lovely friends as well, so enjoy!

Headquartered in Nashville, Tenn., Oreck Corporation is a leading manufacturer in the home care industry, offering a variety of vacuum, air purification and other cleaning products. Oreck sells its products in hundreds of Oreck Clean Home Centers, direct to consumers and through other leading retailers. The company distributes products in the U.S., Canada and parts of Europe. For more information, please visit

Let Oreck help you enjoy creating the memories and the messes. Enter today for your chance to win our grand prize or one of the 28 daily prizes!

My pal 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 See Jane Work was born. 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!

You can connect with See Jane Work by checking out their website here, their Facebook page here and following them on Twitter here.

Stylebook is a virtual closet for your real-life wardrobe. The app provides a number of tools to help you get the most out of your wardrobe—including a closet to catalog pictures of your clothes, customizable categories, a calendar to plan what to wear, a worn history log to track how often clothes are worn, a style inspiration library and an outfit creator to let users build outfits and mood boards. The app is designed to help you carefully curate your wardrobe so you can look effortlessly chic everyday. We want you to get the most out of what you already have in your closet and to choose new pieces that will integrate well into your wardrobe as a whole. Stylebook currently runs on the iPhone and iPod Touch; an iPad version is in the works.

Looking for a stocking stuffer or grab bag gift for the girl who has everything? Give the gift of Stylebook to organize it all! This virtual closet app for the iPhone makes a great, inexpensive and unique gift for fashion lovers. Visit our website to find out how to purchase Stylebook as a gift and print great-looking cards for your download code. Happy Holidays, from your friends at Stylebook!

Follow their Pinterest boards for tips on how to organize your clothes in a tiny space, store accessories, and more! Watch out for their upcoming Contest board!

Jackie from Teal & Lime offers lovely online mood boards to help inspire your room transformation!

Teal & Lime Custom Mood Boards are a visual shopping and DIY list for your perfect room!
Mood Boards will:
  • Save you time and guesswork, so you can skip right to the fun part
  • Give you decorating advice for your space, including things to buy and things to DIY
  •  Include a complete online source list for all recommended items and DIY projects
  • Give you a clear plan you can work on at your own pace
For a sampling of the recent Teal & Lime Mood Boards and DIY ideas, you can check out her online portfolio here!

Mouse Tales Travel is here to make your Disney vacation plans come true! There is never a fee for their services – yes, it’s FREE! – and they will make your resort reservations, arrange dining and special events, and keep constant watch on promotions and special offers even after you’ve paid for your vacation!

  • New Fantasyland featuring Be Our Guest restaurant in Beast's Castle, Enchanted Tales with Belle, Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid, and more celebrates its Grand Opening on December 6th and Kimberly is excited to be a Guest of Disney for the festivities!
  • Test Track re-opens with an all-new design and Downtown Disney welcomes Splitsville!
  • Disney Cruise Line begins sailing to Jamaica in 2013 aboard the Disney Wonder

50% Off Deposits for Disney Cruise Line 
Play, Stay, Dine & SAVE at Walt Disney World 
Save up to 35% off Your Resort Room at Walt Disney World 

Contact Kimberly for more details!

    Helena is back this month and offering Online Organizing services. Online Organizing is the perfect organizing option to get your home organized, achieving professional results.

    • Would you like to eliminate clutter and become organized with the help of a Professional Organizer?
    • All on your time and budget?
    • Are you too busy to have 3 hour long appointments with a professional organizer during the week?
    • Are you a do-it-yourself kind of person and want to do all on your pace?

    Then, Online Organizing is for you! With the help of technology and Helena’s hands-on experience; interviewing, assessment and coaching skills; knowledge on organizing tools and systems you can get organized no matter where you are in the world or how your schedule is looking like. With Helena, a San Diego Professional Organizer, and the use of technology you can organize every room in your house or office on your time. Helena’s multi-cultural understanding and multi-language skills will make you feel comfortable and welcomed no matter where you are in the world. Service provided in English, Portuguese, Spanish. Basic skills in French and German.

    Contact Helena for more information or to schedule your Online Organizing session today! 

    If you’ve been longing for something more or different in your life, but you aren’t sure how to get from here to there (or you aren’t really even sure where there is) then I’ve got just the thing for you. My lovely sponsor, simplify 101, can help you Create a Life You Love. Through this online workshop, you’ll learn the FUNdamentals of setting and achieving your goals so you can create a life you love.

    In this four-lesson, five-week workshop you will discover how to…
    • dream and free yourself from anything that’s holding you back from dreaming BIG.
    • turn your dreams into goals.
    • turn your goals into simple action steps and begin taking action.
    • track your progress and celebrate your achievements.
    Create a Life You Love begins Thursday, January 3, 2013. My readers can get 15% off enrollment in Create a Life You Love or any of simplify 101’s self-paced workshops. To take advantage of this offer, enter HEART15DEC during checkout. This coupon is good through December 6, 2012 and may not be combined with any other offers.

    If your goal is to control the clutter in your home once and for all, check out simplify 101's Quick + Simple Clutter Control. In this online workshop, professional organizer Aby Garvey's shares her own clutter control secrets. Using simple, straightforward (and fun!) methods, you'll find out how to eliminate your clutter hot-spots and keep clutter at bay. In this three-week, two-lesson workshop, Aby will show you how to take action, clear clutter, and stay motivated.

    Quick + Simple Clutter Control begins January 3, 2013, and is now on early bird special! Enter coupon code DECLUTTER during checkout to save 20% on this online workshop. This coupon may not be combined with any other offer and expires on December 11, 2012.

    If paper is piling up around you, it’s hard to relax let alone be creative. There is a better way! With the right paper organizing systems in place—custom created with you, your paper, and your home in mind—you can free yourself from paper clutter and the stress that comes with it. In the Organize Your Paper Clutter online workshop, simplify 101 will equip you with a simple, step-by-step process to organize your paper. With easy to follow action steps, your paper clutter and your stress will be replaced by organizing systems you love and feelings of confidence, relief and peace of mind. (Which means you’ll feel more creative, too!)

    Organize Your Paper Clutter begins January 17, 2013, and is now on early bird special! Enter coupon code PAPER during checkout to save 20% on this online workshop. This coupon may not be combined with any other offer and expires on December 5, 2012.

    Simplify 101’s 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! Visit for more, and follow them on the blog, Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter!

    Thirty-One offers stylish, affordable products that 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, fashionable and affordable {and of course make great gifts}! One fun feature of Thirty-One is that a good majority of their products can be personalized!

    • Thirty-One has answered our requests and there is PURPLE in this new catalog. It was the most requested color in Thirty-One history!
    • They have also launched some great new ways to personalize your items to make them special just for you! With football season right around the corner, get ready to cheer on your favorite team with our Spirit Line and with our brand new Collegiate Line. Thirty-One has partnered with colleges across the country to bring you personalization from your favorite team.

    You can join Erica's VIP group on Facebook for monthly giveaways and special deals just for her VIP's.

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

    SugarSNAP products are designed by moms for moms.

    The brainchild of Stacy Cooper Dent and Tarah Smith Evans, two moms of young twins, sugarSNAP creates products that are innovative, thoughtful and beautiful: they have an amazing diaper bag organizer and also a new system to organize all of the baby and kid supplies parents carry in their cars.

    Stacy and Tarah know from personal experience that the endless stuff that goes along with being a parent can sometimes be overwhelming, so they launched sugarSNAP to design smart, stylish solutions to help parents get and stay organized. Their motto is: Hey Sugar, it's just stuff. Let's organize it. Now go. Play!

    Stay tuned to sugarSnap, they have a huge announcement later this year about an exciting new product that will completely organize your current diaper bag in an amazing new way and also turn ANY bag you carry into a diaper bag!

    Like sugarSnap on Facebook to stay current with special promotions we're running

    You can also sign up for sugarSnap's mailing list on their website, they will send you details about new product launches and coupon codes to use in our online boutique!

    Be sure to visit sugarSnap around the web:

    Don’t you hate scrubbing your refrigerator bins and surfaces? So do we! And now you don’t have to. We’re the husband and wife duo behind Fridge Coaster. Fridge Coasters are super absorbent “liners” that come in different sizes to fit all high traffic areas in your refrigerator. Place under produce in the crispers to keep your veggies fresh longer, or under milk and salad dressing in the doors to absorb drips that would normally dry to the bottom of your bin, ewww.

    Fridge Coasters provide time saving function and fashion to the inside of your refrigerator. In addition, we’re really proud to say that our sustainable product is made 100% in the USA of 30% (or more) post consumer product. We then use a UV-dried printing process which means the ink never bleeds beyond its original printed shape even when fully submerged in water! How awesome is that? Long story short, Fridge Coasters will save you a ton of time and put a smile on your face every time you open the fridge!

    More fun facts about Fridge Coaster:
    • Fridge Coasters come in 6 fantastic colors, including the new plum and pumpkin colors featured below
    • Mix and match any of the 3 fun prints
    • The holidays are quickly approaching and Fridge Coasters make an awesome housewarming or hostess gift 

    Use the coupon code iheart15 at checkout to save 15% on all orders from November 30 through December 22.

    It's time to get stylish and sassy with Sassy Aprons!

    Sassy Apron's is an Etsy shop that carries the most lovely and unique variety of aprons!

    Whether being used for gardening, in the kitchen, at the salon or at a restaurant, you will be sure to find one that fits your personality and needs.

    Sassy Aprons are original designs, handmade, unique, created to flatter the body and the ties are long and adjustable to fit almost any figure.  A win win for all!

    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!

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

    Contact Chrissy with any questions, through her Uppercase Living website here.

    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 and incredible freebie organizing printables here:

    Michelle runs a 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!  Check out Make 5 Dinners in 1 Hour for more details.

    Many thanks again to all those who support this happy place I like to call home!  My appreciation is endless!  I am thankful for YOU!


    1. Wow...I almost didn't read this and then as I was skimming I just found life-changing product after another. Holy cow, you have some COOL sponsors! Amazing products that I hadn't heard of but NEED now!

    2. I am really digging those fridge coasters. Jen I also really really love your milk jugs but I think if I got those my family would think I completely lost my mind. thank goodness i'm not the only dork in this world obsessed with making everything look pretty. :)

    3. Very cute!

      But no thanks to the pink leather journal - leather is disgusting and is horrible for the environment : (

    4. it's good to appreciate things, isn't it. good on you for coming so far :)

    5. The Buttoned Up links don't work. :( If you click on the picture, like it says to, it just opens the photo in another browser/tab and the link to their free printables is just a link to Is there any way to fix this because I'd like to investigate them further.

      1. Thanks for letting me know, it's all fixed! :)


    6. Last month I read your sponsor post and checked out Profitable Organizer. I took advantage of the awesome Black Friday deal they had and am on my way to starting my own professional organizing business! I'm so glad to have found them through your site:).

    7. I agree with a comment from above... you have some seriously cool sponsors! I HAD to try the Stylebook app (it's just like in the movie Clueless!). I'm also checking out a few of the other ones! I hope they continue to sponsor your blog, 'cause you're the best!


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