More Hours in My Day: Proven Ways to Organize Your Home, Your Family, and Yourself

More Hours in My Day: Proven Ways to Organize Your Home, Your Family, and Yourself

by Emilie Barnes, Sheri Torelli

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Home–management experts and authors Emilie Barnes and Sheri Torelli spruce up this classic by adding newly updated material and an eye–catching cover. For more than 25 years, Emilie and Sheri have conducted time–management seminars and taken the opportunity to listen to the thousands of attending women express their hearts’ desires—to find more hours each day for what really matters most: family, home, and quality of life.

This book is their response. Here’s a thorough collection of those time–tested answers to every woman’s dilemma...

  • Establish simple systems that save time and money and gain peace of mind
  • Organize the home’s problem areas—kitchen cupboards, crowded closets, home offices, and more
  • Reclaim precious time for family and friends

Filled with inspiration, encouragement, and tried–and–true tips, this book is a must–have for every woman!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736933162
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 689,302
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Emilie Barnes is the author of 70 books, including 101 Ways to Clean Out the Clutter; Heal My Heart, Lord; and 15 Minutes Alone with God. Emilie and her husband, Bob, are also the founders of More Hours in My Day time-management seminars.

Table of Contents

Our Stories
Emilie's Story-God Works Everything Out     7
Sheri's Story-How I Got Out of a Mess     19
Organization Basics
Me, Get Organized?     25
Women-The Heart of Homes     31
Family Mission Statements and Goals     37
Organized from the Inside Out     45
Your To-Do List     51
Daily Scheduling and Time Management     55
Effective Time Management     93
Wardrobe Organization     99
What to Do with All that Paper     107
Stress Relievers     113
Travel Safe, Travel Smart     119
Air Travel: The Perils of Packing     125
More Hours...and Home Organization
The Organization Test     131
Prayer Organization     137
Total Mess to Total Rest     149
Miracles in Minutes     163
Speed Cleaning     169
Using the Right Cleanser     177
Setting Up a Desk and Work Area     183
Record Keeping Made Simple     193
Kitchen Organization     199
Odds and Ends     217
Garage Organization     221
More Hours...and Resource Savers
Dollar Mistakes to Avoid     229
Investing MadeEasy     235
Bulk Buying-Saving Time and Money     241
Space Saving Ideas     243
Earth Saver Ideas     249
Water Saving Ideas     255
Technology-A Blessing and a Curse     259
Simple Ideas to Brighten Your Home for Sale     277
What to Look for Before You Buy a Home     281
More Hours...for Family and Friends
Developing Family Traditions     289
Team Effort Starts at Home     297
The Love Basket     307
Plan a Picnic     313
Creative Entertaining     323
More Hours...for Your Children
Children Need to Be Organized Too     331
Safety Tips for Schoolchildren     335
Resolutions for Good Parenting     339
Jobs Children Can Do     343
Children and Money     349
A Daily Plan     357
Notes     361

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