Every parent knows the struggle! Your kids are loved by so many relatives and it shows! It shows all over the child's bedroom floor....and your living room floor....and every other available space in your house! Even the bathroom isn't free from bath toys stacked along side the tub! Everywhere you turn, there are toys staring… Continue reading Organizing Kids with Too Many Toys!
Ah, the dreaded junk drawer. Every household has one. It is the place where homeless clutter goes to die, tossed around in a sea of postponed decisions. I read somewhere that clutter is simply postponed decisions and I couldn't agree with that more if I tried! Think about how many times you toss something somewhere… Continue reading How to Organize Your Junk Drawer
A linen closet, as with most other closets, tends to get disheveled from time to time. The problem is that when you go into a linen closet, you are either putting something in or taking something out and are usually in the process of doing another chore entirely. Therefore, you don't really want to take… Continue reading Sorting, Purging, and Organizing Your Linen Closet
A family pet can bring so much joy to a household! The companionship, unconditional love, poop scooping....wait, WHAT?! Yep, that's right! With every pet comes the unsightly task of cleaning up after them and feeding them. When the supplies for these tasks are stored in an organized fashion, the task will still be gross but… Continue reading Keeping Pet Supplies Organized
As your family progresses through the years, you may find yourself over-run with photos, often times they are the same moments taken from different angles and so on. In the age of digital photographs, a good majority of these will be stored on computers or social media. However, for those that are actual hard copies… Continue reading How to Sort & Purge Photos
It's the end of the night and you're exhausted. The kids are finally put to bed. All you really want to do is collapse in your comfy bed. However, you know the morning is going to be more hectic if you don't tie up some loose ends. No More Than 20 Minutes Long This is… Continue reading 20 Minute Nightly Routine for a Tidy Home!
Today is Three Uses Thursday so we'll be talking about an organizing tool with three or more uses. I have chosen the IKEA Skubb set of six collapsible cloth bottomed boxes. They have a zipper in the bottom of them that helps to collapse them for easy storage when not in use. Introduction to the… Continue reading Multiple Organizing Uses for the IKEA Skubb box set
I received an excellent question for our What's Your Question Wednesday post! It's something I actually get asked a lot... How to keep paper clutter to a minimum and how to file important papers that need to be kept? Knowing What to Keep and What to Toss First things first, how do you know what… Continue reading Paper Clutter, Filing Paperwork, and Creating a Landing Zone
It is once again Toss Ten Tuesday, the day that we all find ten items in our homes that we no longer need or want! I am showing you my craft closet, one of the spaces in my home that hadn't been properly organized yet. This closet took my niece and I about 45 minutes… Continue reading Toss Ten Tuesday, Purging Encouragement
If you ask me, the best morning routine for any stay at home parent is the one that runs like a well oiled machine and is over and done with by noon! Nobody wants to be trudging through chores all day long, with cranky and bored kids in tow! These are five time saving tips… Continue reading 5 Tips for Morning Chores with Small Children