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Photos, Photos Everywhere: Where are Your Pictures

Photos, Photos Everywhere: Where are Your Pictures

One of the first steps any photo organizer will tell you to take when you want to organize your pictures is to gather your photos all together in one place.  Even I have said that a time or two. This step, however, may be still very overwhelming for you. To help get you started on this quest to find all of your printed pictures and your digital photos, I’ve brainstormed a couple of lists to help you get started.

 

Macon-Bibb to help people with financial literacy, stability

In mid-January, Macon-Bibb County was recognized and featured at the HOPE Global Forum in Atlanta. This year’s focus was Reimagining the Global Economy: The Future of Inclusion, and Macon-Bibb was included because it is the first mid-sized city to open an Operation HOPE Inside Center, which will become a model for other cities to improve the people’s financial stability. 

As part of the Forum, Macon-Bibb and partners were part of a panel discussing the need in our community to reach out and work with people on their knowledge and ability to stabilize their finances, and what those efforts will mean to the community as a whole. Presenters on the panel included Macon-Bibb Mayor Robert Reichert, Macon-Bibb Economic Opportunity Council Executive Director Sarita Hill, Macon-Bibb Assistant County Manager Charles Coney, and Small Business Affairs Director Dr. James Bumpus.

Your Pictures Are Your Stories: Tell Them

Your Pictures Are Your Stories: Tell Them

What are pictures? Sure, they are images printed on paper or bits and bytes on your computer, but when all is said and done they are the stories of your life. They capture all the moments of your life - the first moments of your daughter’s life, your grandmother’s college friends, the pride on your husband’s face as he accepts a well-deserved award, what you had for lunch.

 

9 Organizing Basics

9 Organizing Basics

Becoming more organized doesn’t have to be complicated especially when you know some organizing basics. These are simple, easy to follow ideas that give you a good foundation for decluttering and simplifying your daily life.

 

Revitalization beginning in East Macon-Bibb’s Mill Hill Arts Village

In what’s called Macon-Bibb’s first neighborhood, there sits an old, abandoned auditorium. But with a little assistance, this building will be a vibrant center for the arts in Macon-Bibb and the center of neighborhood revitalization. The goal is to create a spot where people from all walks of life, and all skill levels can come and hone their craft, learn a new one, or just enjoy the talents of others.

Thanks to money from six Macon-Bibb Commissioners’ blight funds, an anonymous donor, the Macon Arts Alliance, and several other community partners, Mill Hill: East Macon Arts Village is under construction. Watch the video to hear about how this came together, and why it matters so much to the whole community. 

 

Three Organizing Pitfalls to Avoid

Three Organizing Pitfalls to Avoid

Even the most organized person can fall victim to a variety of organizing pitfalls. These are often mindsets that keep us from reaching our goals and making our lives a little easier. Here are three organizing pitfalls that I see a lot.

 

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The Reality of Magazine Pictures

The Reality of Magazine Pictures

Browsing through home decorating and organizing magazine pictures or scrolling around Pinterest can give you inspiration or it can give you an inferiority complex.  I mean, really, how many people really keep their closet so perfectly color coded or their pantry stocked with all matching containers? I’m sure there are some people who live this way but for most of us, we are lucky if our clothes get hung up and the groceries disappear behind the pantry door.