Hobby and craft resource centre at the library

If you have a Fraser Valley Regional Library card (and if you are a craft, games night, video games club, or Genshiken member I hope you do!) you can now access the hobby and craft resource centre on-line! Visit the link, punch in your library card number, and enjoy the access to a ton of…...

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Snow day!

We interrupt your regularly scheduled set of links about organizing to bring you a SNOW DAY! It’s too dangerous to drive right now — especially in a car without snow tires — so our agency is closed. SNOW DAY! (I just heard on the news that Chilliwack had 32 cm of snow as of yesterday…...

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New Year’s Resolutions: Get organized with new thumb tacks!

So you’ve got an adorable bulletin board all clean and waiting for information, but how to attach it? Do you remember marble magnets? Adapt those by substituting a tack for the marble and you’re done (and the tacks are cheaper than the magnets, so it goes from an affordable craft to a mega-super cheap craft!)…...

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New Year’s Resolutions: Get organized with a new bulletin board!

Okay, so you’ve made a cool date book, which will organize your life, but you want something you can look at in one glance in the morning. How about a bulletin board? Now, I am going to warn you…bulletin boards can become very disorganized very quickly…see the example to the left..but you can keep a…...

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New Year’s Resolutions: Get Organized by binding your date book!

Quick note: There’s a great round-up of calendar downloads at Calendar Happy 2009!ON TO THE BINDING OF YOUR DATE BOOK!So you’ve put together something amazing and want to bind it. How to put it together? Here are a few options…1. You could ask me to bring the binding machine to class and bind it together…....

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New Year’s Resolutions: Get Organized by designing a date book

Okay, let’s start getting organized. yeah, the date book isn’t the end all and be all of organization, but it’s a good start. Why make your own? I find the pre-made planners just don’t have everything I need to know for my daily life. I need a mileage and expense form, I need certain phone…...

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Mineral make up – links to cool recipes

A quick post with more ideas for mineral make up recipes – primarily eye shadows. For most of these recipes, just use our base when it says “base” instead of using their base (unless you want to try other bases.) Our very own Tanna from Suds & Scents in Abbotsford shares her recipes for beautiful…...

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More last minute Christmas ideas

Try making some of these for Christmas — there’s still time!I love these clear bags! I’m giving all my bath & body stuff in these next year! (Too late for this year for me, I’m afraid. I’ve given all I am going to give!) This is definitely a sewing project you can do by hand!A…...

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Sewing for the freakin’ blizzard!

It’s cold outside. Not just normal cold, but blizzardy cold. I’m usually impervious to the cold — we took our air conditioner out of the window last Saturday! — but for some reason I’m really feeling it this year. So here are a few ideas to keep yourself warm during this blizzard-y time…The Easy Beanie…...

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Some neat stuff…

A few questions, a few links to tutorials…I’m too tired to think this morning. It’s Monday. It’s something like -8 outside and with the wind chill it feels like -20. I had the worst sleep last night — and I know someone will make the comment “Well, you had a long nap yesterday afternoon!” as…...

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