2016. Here we are stepping into the New Year filled with so much possibility. Have you made some New Year's resolutions? Getting organized seems to be high on the list for many.  If that's you... you are in for a treat.  We've got several ways to get organized after the holidays.... including how to pack up all those Christmas decorations.  Of course... you probably already have yours taken down, the house swept clean, and your decor all neatly stored away for next year.  If not... be sure the check out these tips. 12 Ways to Get Organized After the Holidays How to Nest for Less :: Craft Room … [Read more...]

   ~~  An Extraordinary Day now has its own Facebook page!  ~~ ~~  Please take a second now to click the icon on the right and “Like” our page!  ~~   Did I ever tell you that I used to weave baskets? What a great art to learn.  I pretty much gave away every basket I crafted for gifts, I might have three or four left.  During that time I was introduced to Longaberger....a basket woven of hardwood maple, unlike mine that were made of reed.  I was smitten.  My creations were beautiful, but they were not capable of the abuse, nor of holding all the weight a Longaberger basket can hold.   This … [Read more...]

Day 8   This post contains affiliate links.  When you click on these links I may receive compensation at no extra cost to you.   Fall is about nesting.   It's a time when we fluff and make our homes cozy for the cooler weather ahead.  Some of us even change-up our decor and bring in the season's harvest of pumpkins and gourds and Indian corn. It's also a good time to do a little reorganizing.  Most of us like to spend as much time outside as possible in the summer.  (Unless you live where it was unbearably hot this summer, that is.)  In our haste to get out the door, we may let the little … [Read more...]