January 30, 2012

The Ultimate Life Organizer Giveaway

It's Giveaway Week at This Simple Home!  Come back daily to see what the new giveaway is!
I am trying to gain more control over my home.  Organizing and cleaning do not come naturally to me.  I really appreciate the internet for help, but I am also a book girl.

The Ultimate Life Organizer, by Lisa Montanaro is a book with great ideas AND a workbook to help you implement those great ideas all in one.    Isn't it pretty?  More importantly, the content is helpful for those of us who want to get organized!


With over 150 pages and seven chapters, The Ultimate Life Organizer is a book that you can read straight through, or you can go straight to the chapter that you would like to focus on first such as Chapter 5: Organizing Your Paper, Bills, and Finances--Oh My!

The time management chapter was especially helpful to me.  Here's a snippet.
"Managing time is really about managing yourself and making choices that are in alignment with your goals.  Try to get a glimpse of what it would be like to live your life in a way that is more consistent with your goals, and honors you and the people in your life more fully.  You make powerful choices on a daily basis.  Every choice you make about how to spend your time is a conscious choice not to spend it doing something else."
Personally, I am taking my time working through this book and workbook and really enjoying it.  I have skimmed the chapters that I have not read thoroughly, because I want to really think about my goals and work through each situation.  The covered wire-O binding makes it easy to use as a workbook, too.  I would suggest checking out some of the inside pages here to see if you might benefit from this organizer, too.

I definitely recommend this organizer!  It's the perfect combination of ideas/resources and questions to help someone get organized.  I do not see any ways it can be improved...except maybe to make a Part 2 for people who are ready to take their organizing efforts to the next level.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED, and the winner has been contacted.  Congratulations, Shonda!
GIVEAWAY!
I have one copy of The Ultimate Life Organizer to give to one reader of This Simple Home.  To enter, just leave a comment on the blog saying which area you need the most help getting organized.  Please leave an email address in the comment to be sure that I can contact you if you are the winner.


Extra Entries: Leave a separate comment for each entry.
~ Follow This Simple Home with Google Friends Connect (found in the sidebar). (1 entry/comment)
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~ Like This Simple Home on Facebook. (1 entry/comment)
~ Share about the Giveaway Week on your blog, Facebook, or Twitter with a link back to This Simple Home. (Leave an entry each time you do it...with a maximum of five entries.)


Giveaway will run through Tuesday, February 7th and is limited to US and Canadian residents.  Random.org will choose the winner.  The winner will be announced on this post and will be emailed.  The winner will have 48 hours to contact me or I will choose another winner.


Good luck and happy organizing!

Thank you Peter Pauper Press for providing this for review and giveaway purposes.

29 comments:

  1. I need help with so many areas, it's hard to pick just one! :P I'm going to say paperwork.

    bluerosesheart at yahoo dot com

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  2. I liked This Simple Home on Facebook.

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  3. I can only pick one area? But...... but..... but...... Well then currently it would be stuff. We're working on getting rid of stuff.

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  4. Goodness, I need help in so many areas. I think right now, it's time and money. shondaet@gmail.com

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  5. I follow by GFC. shondaet@gmail.com

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  6. I follow on FB. shondaet@gmail.com

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  7. I shared on FB. shondaet@gmail.com

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  8. I could use this!!! I definitely have a big problem with paper management.

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  11. Due to my new apartment (things need to be placed in its proper place and somethings need to be thrown out) and the new semester/course load, all areas of my life need to be organized.

    tashaphillips4@yahoo.com

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  12. Liked This Simple Home on Facebook.

    tashaphillips4@yahoo.com

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  13. staying organized with paperwork- personal/business

    catherine0807 at hotmail dot com

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  14. i follow This Simple Home with GFC

    catherine c

    catherine0807 at hotmail dot com

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  15. i subscribe to This Simple Home by email

    catherine0807 at hotmail dot com

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  16. We just moved, so I need help throughout the house, but especially with kids artwork and art supplies.

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  17. I liked This Simple Home on Facebook.

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  18. Every area?! Time management is my biggest issue...

    janemaritz@yahoo.com

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  19. Papers are taking over my house. I need help desperately!

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  20. Since this year, I have embarked on a whole house purge and reorganization, I definitely would find this resource very helpful. I'm not sure I can pick one area - but I'll pick something I have lined up for March: paper mess, or I mean paper work, files, documents.

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  21. There are many areas in my life that need organizing but the biggest is getting laundry done and putting it away.
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  22. GFC follower
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  23. email subscriber
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  24. which area needs organization? EVERY area! home and office down to my handbag!

    glad to find this site!
    jd in st louis
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  25. here's an entry:

    http://ewalkandtalk.blogspot.com/2012/02/need-organization.html

    jd in st louis

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  26. This would be a fantastic win for me! I'm a disorganized messy. I've never liked order and routine, I always found it boring, but it's out of control.

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  27. I just followed the blog on Google+.

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