Your Personal Assistant for July {organize}


It’s time to get organized for July!  Tip Junkie is here to help usher in Summer as Your Personal Assistant. Take a day and really plan and organize your schedule. Here are some of the things to do!

1.  Tip Junkie is celebrating Christmas in July all month.  For the whole month of July I’ll be posting fabulous Christmas tutorials and ideas that will knock your socks off.  {Shut the front door!}

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Christmas in July

Want a sneak peak of some of the ideas for posts that you can expect coming up?  {{these are a few from last year}}

Summer Boredom Busters

2. Plan Summer and Activities for Kids: Camping trips, trips to the lake, and weekends at grandma’s. {wink}  Here’s some great ideas to help your planning!

3. Service Ideas ~  Summer is a great time to MAKE time to serve others, and teach your children to as well.  Here are some great ideas and resources!

4. Plan a Girls Only Weekend with your besties to celebrate surviving the summer. {{Be sure to invite me!}}

5.  Clear schedule for book club, girls night out, BUNCO, and other rotating activities. Make sure you have child care, your food assignment, etc. Here’s how to start a dinner club.

6. If you are doing a  food storage, time to check the schedule and buy next on the list. Don’t forget to put some cash in there as well.

7. Change AC house filter.

8. Write one grandparent a letter, artwork, or card.

9. Plan Mommy/Son or Daddy/Daughter dates.

10. Plan a date night with your man, arrange the babysitter in advance.

11. Sign up for fall sports. (Don’t delay, many deadlines are the 1st or 2nd week in August.)

12. Make fun plans for Labor Day with friends and family.

13. The kids are going back to school next month. This year plan something really special and start a new tradition:

If you’’re wanting to make something special for Meet The Teacher, I’’ve got your back with several amazing and creative homemade teacher gift ideas.  

14.  If you want to get a space in your house organized, these ideas might help!  25 Ways to Organize with a Clipboard, 10 Closet Spaces and How to Organize Them, 17 Clever Ways to Organize Your Jewelry, 19 Handy Ways to Organize Your Kitchenand 10 Stylish Family Schedule and Command Center Ideas.

15. Let’’s start the month off right and make a list of the things that are causing you added stress. Make a list of the big ones as well as the little ones. Is something in the house that’s broken, is there an insurance issue you need to take care of, do you need an extra trash can upstairs to help keep things tidy?

16. If you’’re wanting to be more organized then print off the Executive Homemaker binder where you can keep track of everything in one place as well as printable worksheets to help keep you organized and on task. I put a lot of work My Life Story Planner.  It’s a great way to organize your memories and papers into one place.  This Adorable Free 2014 Printable Calendar is a must have, too! {{wink}}

17.  Once you’’ve thought it out and made your list, next plan a day this week as your “ongoing problem day” and finally resolve those issues that need to be resolved. You’ll be glad that you did.


18.  Check birthdays for the month, buy cards & presents, get them ready to mail or deliver. If you have a child’s birthday this month, plan it and get out the invites.


19.  Tip Junkie Food has 91 dinner recipes all with pictured instructions to learn or how to make.

Upcoming Events:

20.  The 4th of July!  Here’s some great ideas if you are searching!


If you want to remind yourself to head on over to Tip Junkie at the beginning of every month for this segment, here’s a button you can put on your blog. (code on the sidebar)

What else do you do to stay organized through the dog days of summer?

Let me know below in the comments or we can chat about it over on the Tip Junkie Facebook page. I adore hearing from you and really want to help you plan your month. {{wink}} 

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