How to Organize Your Room – Any Room – In 5 Steps

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It’s hard to believe that the holidays are behind us and the new year has begun. Time flies by so quickly! The last few weeks have been very busy for me and my family. I’d like to thank everyone for the touching emails and messages of condolences over the loss of my dear step-father. Your kind […]

10 Tips for Setting Up a Home Filing System

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My least favorite “chore” is filing paperwork. And I have plenty of it between everything for our household, my business, and managing my parents finances. I’ve set-up a home filing system that helps me to efficiently handle it all. It’s important to set up a system that makes it easy to find things and is […]

Small Space Storage Ideas: 7 Simple Solutions

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Finding storage opportunities in small spaces can sometimes seem tricky. It’s not really the size of the space that makes a difference, though. It’s how you use the it. Today I have seven more small space storage ideas that will help you to make the most of the space you have and keep you organized. […]

Bathroom Storage Ideas That Are Functional & Fabulous

Bathroom Storage: Ideas That Are Functional & Fabulous

The bathroom is one of the smallest rooms in the house, but it’s also one of the busiest. Add to that the fact that there are so many different products and items that need to be kept in there. It can easily become the most cluttered room in the house. Having functional bathroom storage is […]

Open Kitchen Shelving Tips and Inspiration

Open Kitchen Shelving Tips and Inspiration: White floating shelves over tiled backsplash with long, narrow tiles installed horizontally

Open kitchen shelving visually expands a kitchen space and provides handy storage. Clients often ask how to accomplish this look. A popular kitchen trend is to remove existing upper cabinets and install open shelves in their place. The shelves can be in the form of floating shelves or shelves supported by decorative brackets. Another way is […]

5 Simple Organizing Ideas for Garden Tools

Organizing Tips for Garden Tools: Tired of having to search high and low for string when you need it? Turn a toilet paper holder on its side, and then use it to keep string handy and ready for cutting. This also works for twine and wire.

Decluttering and organizing your home this spring should extend all the way to your garden tools. It’s a lot easier to find what your looking for if everything has a place and everything is in its place. This will save you time when you get ready to work in your garden. It will also save […]

7 Laundry Tips That Will Help Save You Time

Laundry: 7 Tips to Save Time in the Laundry Room - It's easier to do laundry when everything has already been sorted. In the laundry room assign a basket, bin or bag for each type of load.

Doing laundry probably isn’t anyone’s favorite chore. Granted, today’s washing machines and dryers have made it almost effortless. I’m thankful that I don’t have to take it down to the stream and beat it on a rock. However, there are still ways to make it a bit easier. Even though the machines do the washing […]

Organizing Tips: How to Organize Storage Areas

Organizing Tips: How to Organize Storage Areas - Plan ahead.

Today I have some organizing tips to help you bring order to some of the most disorganized spaces in your home. Garages, attics and basements are often last on the list to be organized or don’t even make the list. You can also include storage sheds, off-site storage, utility rooms and cleaning closets in this […]

Getting Organized: 5 Tips to Help Organize Kids’ Rooms

Getting Organized: 5 Tips to Help Organize Kids' Rooms - Use a basket to collect shoes.

Kids and clutter go hand-in-hand. Getting organized is something they’re more likely to do if you make it easy for them. These 5 tips will help you do that. Before you start putting things away, you’ll want to de-clutter the room. My tips on what to keep and what to toss will help you with […]

Craft Storage Ideas: Clever Ways to Get Organized

Craft Storage Ideas: Yarn & Ribbon Dispenser

Get the space where you create organized with these clever craft storage ideas. You’ll find crafting is even more fun when you have a place for everything. If you are a regular reader, you know how much I love keeping things organized. I’ve shown you some Ways to Organize by Repurposing Everyday Household that will help you in […]