Daily Life: Keeping up with it all – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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Daily Life: Keeping up with it all – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Hey, it’s everybody’s favorite time of the month – time for the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! This month’s edition is extra special, because our sponsor, EasilyDo, is giving a brand new iPod to the blogger with the best post on the topic of Daily Life – Keeping up with it all! And the winner is…

Margarita Ibbott! She wrote a review of the EasilyDo app specifically for the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival, and her efforts paid off. Hats off to Margarita!

Congratulations to Lisa Montanaro as well, for becoming a Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Superstar Blogger with her post, Stay Connected, Not Addicted, by Using Technology Wisely. Sorry, Lisa, you don’t get a prize, but I’ll be sending you a nifty badge you can add to your blog!

I also have to give a shout-out to Ellen Delap, the first person to have participated in 50 Professional Organizers Blog Carnivals – that’s what I call dedication! Be sure to read Ellen’s post, Work at home: Apps and More. Ellen, you’ll have to be in 50 more Blog Carnivals to earn your next badge. 🙂

Don’t go away yet, because we’ve got 20 more great posts for you to read! As you do, I hope you’ll take a bit of time to leave some comments and connect with the bloggers on social media. It’s all about growing your network while you learn!

Lisa Mallis – My #1 Distraction Buster

Linda Samuels – 6 Ways to Shift Your Balance

Audrey Cupo – Are You Wonder Woman?

Seana Turner – When To Hire Help

Ramona Creel – Your Morning Routine Shouldn’t Be That Complicated!

Rashelle Isip – Organizing Tip: Make a Short-Term To-Do List

Hazel Thornton – Six Organizing Systems Everyone Needs — Intro

Nancy Borg – Syncing or Sinking with Your Busy Life: Is Technology Your Foe or Friend?

Laura Wittmann – 10 Simple Solutions for Organized Living

Janice Simon – When Do You Hire Professional Help?

Miriam Ortiz y Pino – Easy & Effortless Systems

Angela Esnouf – 3 Organising Tools that get me through Every Day

Samantha Pointer-Foxx – My Secret Productivity Weapon: Datexx Simple Timer Cube

John Trosko –  Ryan Seacrest is One Busy, Organized TV and Radio Host

I’d like to thank everyone who took the time to participate in this month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival, and especially the folks from EasilyDo for their generous prize.

I hope you’ll be back next month, when our topic will be Organizing for Men. You may submit your post any time from now until 10:00 AM Eastern Time on Wednesday, June 11. The Carnival will be published on Thursday, June 12.

Topics for 2024

Forming New Habits
Submission dates: December 21 to January 17
Sponsor: Geralin Thomas, Career Coach to Professional Organizers

Creative Storage Solutions
Submission dates: January 18 to February 14
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Money Management
Submission dates: February 15 to March 20
Sponsor: Mindflows for ADHD

Education and Organizing
Submission dates: March 21 to April 17

Filing Systems
Submission dates: April 18 to May 15
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Submission dates: May 16 to June 19
Sponsor: Peggy Wonder, Space For You

Writing and Organizing
Submission dates: June 20 to July 17

Meal Planning
Submission dates: July 18 to August 14
Sponsorship available

Organizing Meetings
Submission dates: August 15 to September 18
Sponsorship available

Organizing for Seasonal Changes
Submission dates: September 19 to October 16
Sponsorship available

Best Organizing & Productivity Books
Submission dates: October 17 to November 20
Sponsorship available

Best of 2024
Submission dates: November 21 to December 25
Sponsorship available

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  1. Avatar Margarita Ibbott ~ on May 15, 2014 at 9:07 am

    WOW… that is awesome. The iPod I was using to test out EasilyDo is on its last legs… so I am soooo happy. I love reviews so happy to do it! Thanks to EasilyDo for the great prize and thanks to you Janet…once again for hosting this fabulous blog carnival.

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on May 15, 2014 at 9:21 am

      I’m so happy for you, and hope you’ll enjoy your new iPod!

  2. Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on May 15, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    Thanks once again, Janet for the opportunity to participate in all this great sharing! Can’t wait to read the wealth of wisdom. And kudos to Ellen for reaching “50” posts with the PO Blog Carnival. That’s awesome!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on May 15, 2014 at 3:18 pm

      I’m happy to offer this opportunity. Next month will be the 5th anniversary of the PO Blog Carnival – can you believe it?

      • Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on May 15, 2014 at 6:51 pm

        Amazing, Janet! Congratulations (in advance.)

  3. Avatar John Trosko on May 16, 2014 at 9:16 pm

    So many great posts…. lots of amazing ideas Janet. Thanks again for the opportunity to participate!

    John aka OrganizingLA

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on May 17, 2014 at 1:39 pm

      It’s always great when you can join us, John! I’m sure you’ll want to submit a post for next month, as I see you’ve written lots of posts about Organizing for Men.

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