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May 13, 2011

It's Finish It Friday...and Freebie Friday!

So its Friday…my favorite day of the week! I love the anticipation of the weekend and all it entails….getting things done, having some fun, relaxing, and spending time with family and friends. Good stuff, those weekends are.

Today, I thought it would be fun to tack a Freebie Friday onto Finish It Friday. Want to know what’s up for grabs? How about one spot in any of my online workshops that is currently open for enrollment. This includes…

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Organizing 101, which is just getting started. This is a terrific choice if you’re overwhelmed by the prospect of getting started getting organized. Or maybe you’ve made attempts in the past to get organized and you just haven’t gotten to where you want to be. This is the nuts and bolts workshop—it teaches you basic organizing fundamentals such as an organizing process you can use on any space in your home, as well as when and how to select storage. Even more important, you’ll learn how to identify your organizing obstacles—those things that have gotten in your way of getting to where you want to be in the past—and you’ll learn how to navigate around those obstacles and create results you love.


How to Achieve Your Goals and Create a Life You Love, which begins May 19, 2011. This would be a great choice if you’re looking for ideas and inspiration to become re-energized about your life again. Do you have a dream that you’ve wanted to do forever…but you aren’t sure how to get started? Or has it been a really long time since you even let yourself dream? This workshop shares inspiring ideas that will help you dream again…and turn those dreams into goals…and ultimately into a life you love. This workshop is a very portable workshop. You can do the action steps from anywhere. So it’s a terrific choice if you’ll be going on vacation this summer and want something inspiring to read and think about while you’re away.


Organizing with Your Kids, which begins June 16, 2011. This would be a great choice for you if your child’s clutter a source of stress or disagreement in your home. Or if you’re organized yourself but want ideas on how to involve your kids in the organizing process. Learn how to team up with your kids to get organized and create results you both love!


Organize Your Paper Clutter
, which begins June 21, 2011. This would be a great choice for you if you’re tired of living with paper clutter and the nagging feeling that something important is hiding in those piles. This workshop shows you how to create paper organizing systems that work for you and the way you naturally do things, so you can free yourself from paper clutter and the stress that comes along with it.

Here’s how to enter for a chance to win a spot in the online workshop of your choice:

1.  In the comments, post your Finish It Friday to-do list for the weekend. OR…
2.  For a second chance to win link to this giveaway on Facebook. OR…
3.  For a third chance to win, tweet this giveaway with a link on Twitter. OR…
4.  Do all three for three chances to win! Make sure to leave a separate comment for each thing you do—posting your to-do list, linking on Facebook or Tweeting.


Comments will close on Sunday, May 15 at 9 PM central, and the winner will be announced on Monday. Good luck!!


I hope you enjoy your weekend! I’ll be busy tackling my regular weekend to-do list, and whatever else strikes my fancy. :) I’ll let you know on Monday.


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Finish Laundry
Clean the house
Change the sheets
Run on Saturday and Sunday
Start creating recipe binder

Amanda Derosier

-clean house for fiance's bachelor party tomorrow night
-make chex mix and onion dip for party
-start making soap for wedding
-book hotel for night of wedding

For Fun
-crash fiance's fake bachelor party tonight
-dinner and chick flicks with a friend
-Fun Run today on the rail trail


My finish-it list is pretty short. Clean the bathroom. Water the lawns. I like to keep Saturdays free.


Ack, I erased the post I started on here! Tech issues, including twitter not coming up.. Great Giveaway thanks for the chance to win!

Weekend List:
-Plant seeds
-Finish reading current book
-Menu and Grocery shop
-Journal Play
-Start Right Brain Business Plan book

I put it on Facebook:

And twitter!/Toliveinspired


My to-do list for this weekend: clean bedrooms and upstairs bathroom, wash and put away laundry, create menu plan for next week, and finish gift wedding scrapbook album!!!


Finish it Friday: laundry, kitchen cleaning list, allergy shot, grocery shopping.

Angie Pedersen

My to-do list:
plan next week's menu, make grocery list, go grocery shopping, dye my daughter's hair, keep laundry going, get out some resumes.

Angie Pedersen

Just tweeted, too, and shared the post on Google Buzz. :)

julianaa whisman

Fun stuff this weekend after a big long week:
Go for a run
Post to my new blog
Pick up final touches for bathroom redecorating
Download books to new Kindle

Terri Torrez

1. Catch up on laundry
2. Catch up on May withMay
3. Finish Order from Paper Coterie
4. Eliminate the mountain of clutter in my kitchen
5. Pay bills

Sarah E.

Oh, I'd love to win!
Here's my list:
Spray squeaky doors and tighten screws on kitchen cabinets (we painted them a few weeks ago but they weren't tightened enough the first time!)
Order my blog book
Finish cleaning baby's room
Start organizing our bedroom (that could probably be on the list by itself, scary!)


To-dos for this weekend.

Winter clothes weeded and packed away (I think spring/summer are finally here to stay)!

Go through a few months of photos and select picks for printing.

Pick up plants and seeds for the garden.

Terri Torrez

I retweeted the link.

Terri Torrez

And sent it to Facebook.


Tea Party Saturday/Scrapbooking crop
Vacation - Sun and Fun

To Do:
Pack - just have last minute items
Bills - Done
Ironing - Done
Scheduled Surgery Hubby - Done
Straighten House Up - Working on
Wash - started

I already got several things done today off my list. WooHoo!!!! Hope everyone has a productive and fun weekend. :)

Mary St Clair

Review next week's calendar
Menu plan/grocery shopping
Party tonite for our good friend who is retiring
Bday brunch for my bestie Sunday
2 Scrapbook layouts
Tackle declutter in one drawer/area this weekend.
Exercise: run, walk, or bike. Just something.

All in all, a nice, easy weekend. Laundry is finished. I repeat, laundry is finished. That makes for a great weekend, in my humble opinion, just to not have that one on the list!



Lots of finish-it Friday folks today!


Meal plan + shop for the week
Work on garden bed - weed, decide what to plant
Sweep + mop kitchen floor
Laundry - stay caught up!
Make dishes to share for going away party
Work on purging/organizing bookshelf in my bedroom

Family movie night
Soccer games for my oldest two on Saturday
Little League game for my oldest on Saturday
Surprise Going away party for friends Saturday night
Sunday am run

Robyn :)

To Do:

Pull old patio furniture to front of house and hose off
Price garage sale items (DONE!!)
Free dinner on post

Set up garage sale items and SELL!! LOL
Manhattan (KS) in after noon to buy patio furniture,
groceries, and maybe craft supplies :)

Cook meals for week and put dishes away and reload dishwasher.

Somewhere in there I need to do laundry :)


Yours are always inspiring and get me thinking. It's about time I participate. ;)

Clean the house.
Sew a bag for church.
Plan next week's menu.
Teach piano lessons.


To do -
one load of laundry
make a fruit flan for Sunday lunch
make a get well card & make a hospital visit
enjoy some Family Time
do some scrapbooking!

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