While we dread the onset of winter, the thought of getting to wear cozy sweaters, chic wool coats, and warm furry boots gives us something to look forward to. Sad though it may be to pack away the breezy linens, sundresses and flip flops, I always look forward to re-discovering my treasure trove of winter clothing every year. I [...]
Summer’s not yet over but in many parts of the country the school year has already begun. Here are some tips to help you get the kids organized for the school year well before the homework starts piling up.
Get started by making space for the new stuff that you know will come in throughout the school year. [...]
Summer is a great time to swim, grill and clean the garage. That’s right – summer is the best time to clean out and organize your garage. If you wait until the fall, you’ll be fighting with bad weather and falling leaves. So look at your calendar and set aside one afternoon in the next seven weeks which will [...]
Are piles and piles of laundry loading you down? Here are a few quick tips to help lighten up your laundry load, so you’re not overwhelmed with piles of clean, wait, maybe dirty (who knows?!) laundry!
Get your laundry on a schedule.
Are you someone who waits and waits to do laundry until your only clean piece of clothing is [...]
If you or someone in your household has food allergies, then organizing your kitchen is essential to keep everyone safe! Organize your kitchen cabinets, pantry and fridge to ensure that no one accidentally eats anything that they are allergic to. In this case, an organized kitchen could literally save someone’s life!
The first step in organizing your kitchen for food [...]
Did you know that the average American throws away 4.5 pounds of trash a day! Think about it – with over 318 million people in the U.S., we throw away 1.4 billion pounds of trash each day! Yes, billion!
Thankfully more and more people are looking for recycling options for things that were formerly destined for the landfill.
Had enough of your stuff? [...]
Spring is for new beginnings. And after a long winter, there are probably spaces in your home that need a refresh. Like your pantry.
Pantries come in all shapes and sizes – from a single cabinet to an entire closet. I’ve even created a pantry in an unused back hall. No matter the size or space, pantries are great for [...]
Most homes have a drawer (or many!) where random little things get tossed when they have nowhere else to go. We call it the junk drawer because that’s how they usually end up, full of junk! But, your “junk” drawer doesn’t have to be junky. It can be a handy, organized storage space for small, useful items.
Although the term [...]
The garage – a building or shed for housing a motor vehicle or vehicles. If that’s the textbook definition, how is it that the garage nearly always ends up becoming a home for stuff we are tired of looking at, we don’t have room for, and we’re not even sure we need? It is a “safe spot” for things [...]