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How to Clean Cast Iron, Wooden Cutting Boards, & More

After years of trying to clean those “hard to clean” kitchen items, I’ve found that it’s really not the technique but the tools that make the task easier.  Things like cast iron or wooden cutting boards have been around for hundreds of years but just recently technology has caught up to make them easier to clean.  Let’s look at some

Summer Packing Tips

Summer is here and that means vacation – yay! Whether you’re off for a long weekend, or the whole summer, you can’t go anywhere until you pack. I know it’s daunting – no one really wants to have to pack. But, you’ll enjoy your vacation more if you pack smart. There’s a lot to consider when determining what to bring:

Organizing Children’s Sports Equipment

If your kids play sports, then you know how much gear goes along with it. There is a variety of items needed for each sport; clothing, pads, helmets, gloves, balls and more! If you have more than one child and they play more than one sport, you may feel inundated with equipment. Most of us have experienced getting to the

How Often Should You Clean Bedroom & Bathroom Items?

Ever since it was reported that Oprah has clean sheets on her bed every day – the rest of us wonder if that’s the standard we should be striving to achieve.  If we had a staff like Oprah, we could have our sheets, towels and even our shower curtains changed daily. Sheets and towels absorb sweat, dead skin cells, body

Downsizing for Your New Home

Downsizing is a major life transition and can be an emotional process for you and your family members. Whether you’re an empty nester moving out of your longtime family home, or just looking to minimize and simplify your life, a little preparation can help you with the downsizing process. Planning and organizing will help you fit everything you need into

Treating Common Springtime Stains

Battling stains can be very expensive if you don’t take the proper steps to remove them. It’s not the stain removal that’s expensive, but the damage done to the clothing if it’s not done properly. Using the wrong product to remove a stain can do damage to the fabric and also set the stain. Here are a few things to

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Kitchen Cleaning Hacks – Cleaning Your Stovetop

The stove has been called the “heart of the kitchen”, mainly because it’s where most of the family meals are prepared. Keeping your stove’s cooktop clean should be a priority.  Built-up grease and food debris can cause smoke which can damage the surrounding walls or even worse, start a fire. Let’s look at a few tips that will keep you

The Impact of Marie Kondo’s “Tidying Up” in Homes

I have been a Professional Organizer for almost 20 years. When I started, the concept of hiring someone to organize your home was fairly new. Many people had no idea what an organizer was, or what we could do. Over the years professional organizing has grown in popularity. There have been numerous TV shows and books on the subject. But,

10 Tips for an Organized Playroom

As any parent can tell you, having kids comes along with a whole new host of organizing challenges. Kids come with a lot of stuff; toys, stuffed animals, craft supplies, papers and more! Kids are great at making messes and not so great about cleaning them up. It’s no wonder so many parents find themselves in need of organizational help.

Make Your Move Easier

Moving is rated as one of the most stressful events in life, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. With careful planning and organizing, the move process can be smooth and easy. I want to offer you a few simple tips to make moving easier. A little planning and preparation will help ensure you have a successful and stress-free move! Plan