Have you heard of the flat surface rule? It says that a flat surface like a floor, a table or countertop should always be cleared of anything that is not a permanent fixture. This sounds like a great rule but my dining room table constantly challenges that flat surface rule. My table attracts mail, paperwork, bills and even clothing. [...]
If getting your papers organized is one of your New Year’s Resolutions, the time to start is now! Most of us start off the New Year full of inspiration, but we often lose motivation and by February our resolutions are a past memory. This year, don’t let time slip by. The sooner you get started the sooner you’ll be [...]
It may be cold outside, but the spring housing market is just around the corner. If you are planning to put your home on the market this spring, then staging it is a must!
It’s a proven fact that a staged home sells faster than a non-staged home. So, if you want to sell your home faster and for potentially [...]
What’s your official day to do your holiday cleanup? I’m sure your answer really depends on when you put your decorations up. A good rule of thumb is January 6, which is known as “little Christmas.” Personally, I’m feeling pretty good if I get my decorations down by Valentine’s Day! It really doesn’t matter what day you choose as [...]
The holidays are just around the corner and that means more cooking and baking for many of us. If your holidays revolve around making food, then an organized pantry is a must-have! Just think of how much time you’ll save when you have everything you need at your fingertips.
Pantries come in all shapes and sizes – from a [...]
No matter how you stack them, Tupperware, plastic or even glass storage containers may be great for storing things, but they are not so easy to store! The good news is; there are some simple and creative solutions out there to help you tame your Tupperware tiger.
First things first: cull your collection down to essential and matching pieces. If you [...]
The autumn chill is in the air! The cooler temperatures have started to motivate everyone young and old to start changing out their summer shorts for winter sweaters. But what exactly is the best way to store your summer wardrobe? Let’s look at a few tips that will keep your summer clothing looking their best when you pull them [...]
The hardest part of organizing your garage is just getting started. For many homeowners, a garage begins as a clean parking space and evolves into a mess of equipment for your lawn, your child’s sports and other miscellaneous items from around the house. The best way to get going involves simple steps that start with emptying the garage, purging [...]
September is baby safety month. Whether they’re a newborn or an active toddler, it’s a great reminder that you always need to be very cognizant when keeping your home safe for your children. There’s a lot of preparation before the baby arrives to make your home a safe place for them to come home. Below, we outline some important points [...]
Sadly, summer is coming to an end. The air is getting cooler and signaling that it’s now time to put away all of the bikes, beach towels, pool toys, and other summer gear until next year.
So, where does it all go? Likely, into your garage, basement, attic or shed, or a spare closet if you’ve got one. The first [...]