Home management covers a variety of areas and skills. These are my top picks for resources to make you a pro.
Dive in for the first time, brush up or master the area of home management that you enjoy most.
by Marie Kondo
Kondo’s little book is getting a lot of buzz, for good reason. Kondo attacks common myths, such as do a little every day. Simple, profound principles to help you get your living space in order.
by David Allen
Getting Things Done is written for executives to help them manage their time and paperwork. Practical suggestions on how to store and file papers and manage your schedule, your inbox and your to-do list.
by Marla Cilley
Marla Cilley calls herself the FLYLady, an acronym that stand for Finally Loving Yourself.
Marla explains that keeping house is a collection of habits. She takes you a step at a time to building those habits into your routine; the first step is– shining your sink. Her book, Sink Reflections, is just the start. She has an entire online support system to help you develop all the habits you need for total housekeeping.
by Dave Ramsey
The Whys and Hows of budgeting. Uber practical. Also, lots of online support. Read more here.
by Myquillen Smith
The subtitle of The Nesting Place is “It doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful.” Home decorating on a budget, or even without a budget. Making your home useful and beautiful as a process, not to be showpiece, but to serve the family.
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What are your favorite resources for home management?