This is How We Do: Organization & Systems



Calling all Monica Gellers! From family schedules and laundry to email and to-do lists—today we’re sharing the organizational tips and systems that keep our homes running (relatively?) smoothly. In this episode, April shares a smart hack for managing mail (tip: don’t let it enter the house!), Ashlee passionately discusses her cutthroat approach to clutter, and Indi is mostly just here to listen and learn. Whether you geek out over a pretty color-coded calendar like April or keep your entire family’s schedule in your head like Ashlee, we hope this conversation makes you smile and possibly inspires you to finally tackle that one system in your house that isn’t working.

Show Notes

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Mentioned in this episode:

Indiana has tried a bullet journal, a Kikki K planner , and is currently using a May Designs paper planner.

Things that help us stay organized: Google Keep,, and an upgraded Gmail.

April loves Emily Ley!

Kon Marie & The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Article: What You Can And Can’t Down Your Garbage Disposal (via Pop Sugar)

Book Ashlee loved: The Joy of Less by Francine Jay

Rifle Paper & Co: the prettiest paper calendar and meal planning notepad

Promptly Journals

Previous episodes: TIHWD Meal Planning, TIHWD Marital Communication, Preserving Our Memories (And Our Sanity)

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams, Ashlee Gadd, and April Hoss, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings.

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