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What’s Your Organizational Style? Giveaway

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What’s Your Organizational Style? Giveaway

  • It’s that time of year.  The weather is warming up (supposedly) and we’re ready to stop hibernating.  Time to throw open the curtains and let the sun in.  And to let the mess out.  If you’re anything like me come March/April you are ready to purge your home and start from scratch?  At least until you realize how much stuff you just can’t let go of for sentimental reasons.  Just me?  Didn’t think so.

    I know I can’t be the only one that reads just about every “how to be organized” book, post, article I run across.  I can admit when Organize Your Way: Simple Strategies For Every Personality first found it’s way into my inbox I thought, “another book that’s going to tell me everything I’m doing wrong.”  I didn’t pass up on it though because I was intrigued by the Pixie Personality Test mentioned.  Come on, I know I’m not the only one that’s hooked on Buzzfeed and magazine personality tests.  Bet you know which Sex & The City character or Disney Princess you are!  I was intrigued to find out more.  And to discover the correlation between my personality and how I am supposed to organize.

    I received this product for review purposes. As always all opinions are honest and solely mine. This post contains affiliate links.

    I can tell you that the PixiesDidIt!  These women wrote a book that can actually help you get organized and not just make you feel bad about not being able to get passed the first hurdles.  They break things down into what will be many an aha moment for you.  I know I had a few.  Even when I wasn’t sure if I was truly a “Classic Freedom” I had to admit some (most) of the description fit like a glove.  Even still I was a bit hesitant to wear the label without checking out the others first.  Once I got to the first room Katie and Kellie suggest we tackle (the entryway) I realized that yup, the quiz results were me.

    I do however (as do they) suggest reading through the entire book.  You never know when something from one of the other personality types will fit for you and you might miss something that will work if you skip over.  I also had to pat myself on the back a few times for instinctively doing some of what was suggested for my personality type.  I also had to silently reprimand myself for going against what I knew worked because I fell for the misconception that things are sometimes supposed to be a certain way.

    I’ll be the first to admit that some of the advice is hard to take.  Katie and Kelly challenge us to purge all but five of our tote bags.  Do you know how many tote bags I have???  I’m working on it though.  This week alone I’ve thrown out three!  There are a lot of really good suggestions in the book such as never use your dining room or kitchen table for anything other than their intended purposes.  I’m aware.  It’s hard for me too.  I always blame it on not having much space but the truth is it is just easy to use my kitchen table for everything.  This book has helped me become aware of the areas I really need to work on.  It has also helped me to feel less guilty about my piles.  You might have seen my piles in a photo of my desk on social media.  Apparently, piles aren’t that strange.  The book has also helped me to realized it’s not my fault that I want JustaBXgirl’s toys separated insto specific categories or her clothes put in the drawers by colors.  These things don’t make me odd, they are just part of my organizational personality.

    Now that you’re intrigued you can enter to win your own copy of the book.  If you don’t want to wait until the giveaway is over you can purchase the book here.   For the rest of you enter the giveaway below.

    Prize will be shipped directly by publisher.  Open to U.S. Residents 18+.  Winner will have 48 hours to respond to notification email before new winner is chosen.

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    1. Tami Torres

      March 31, 2017 at 3:21 pm

      Would love to win this I’m always looking for new ways to organize

    2. shirley

      April 1, 2017 at 2:15 am

      I do Spring cleaning, just does not last long.

    3. Jen Dantuma

      April 1, 2017 at 10:07 am

      I do some special spring cleaning every year…it really needs to be done after a long winter here in Michigan.

    4. accontests6

      April 1, 2017 at 11:52 am

      My wife and I do but it doesn’t last long. Having two dogs makes it tough.

    5. Jill Hanson

      April 1, 2017 at 12:10 pm

      Yes, I try to wash windows and curtains and freshen up the space in the spring.

    6. Fiona N

      April 6, 2017 at 9:02 am

      Yes, I just did Spring cleaning last week but I think I need to do more!
      Thank You

    7. meghan

      April 6, 2017 at 11:56 am

      Yes, I try to spring clean and organize!

    8. Jennifer H.

      April 6, 2017 at 5:17 pm

      I do a little Spring cleaning like cleaning the windows.

    9. Nancy

      April 6, 2017 at 5:50 pm

      Yes, I do Spring cleaning.

    10. John H.

      April 6, 2017 at 6:24 pm

      We just clean the windows as the extra cleaning.

    11. Laura

      April 6, 2017 at 6:33 pm

      Yes! We wipe down the walls and clean all the tiles really well during Spring.

    12. Audra

      April 6, 2017 at 6:55 pm

      I clean my cupboards every spring

    13. Allyson Becker

      April 6, 2017 at 11:14 pm

      I really don’t, but I am way overdue.

    14. Rob

      April 7, 2017 at 11:18 am

      I need to clean my Living Room, eliminate clutter and dirt from all furniture, the chairs and tables

    15. Milt

      April 7, 2017 at 11:23 am

      My kitchen very much needs cleaning to keep meal prep easier . Also, I will try to keep the pantry and fridge wiped and clean to minimize food spoilage with bins, racks, trays and cabinets.

    16. Marc

      April 7, 2017 at 11:46 am

      I can definitely clean my Home Office,
      the messy desk; I need to develop a system to keep track of important documents such as bills, leases, and insurance contracts.

    17. Paulet

      April 7, 2017 at 12:11 pm

      A clean Bedroom Closet needs kept up with shoes and purses in clean areas and on not so dirty shelves and floors.

    18. Malv

      April 7, 2017 at 12:17 pm

      My Laundry Room is usually dirty and a mess; so, compartments, bins and racks need a good cleaning, plus I need to wioe down large hampers.

    19. Aaron

      April 7, 2017 at 12:20 pm

      The Kid’s room really is in need of some cleaning, for sure, and keeping wiped storage containers or a ckean box and floorfor toys and a less dirty play space.

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