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Great Tools for Organizing Drawers

Great Tools for Organizing Drawers

I love organizing drawers.  There I said it.  They don’t usually require a lot of time and there is something about it that I find so methodical and calming.  It’s a quick project that provides a great “high”.  Whenever I want to zone out for awhile I usually go and dump a drawer :)  So […]

5 Double Duty Pieces for Easy Home Organization

5 Double Duty Pieces for Easy Home Organization

The following is a guest post from regular contributor, Shannon at AKA Design. Whether you live in an urban condo or a country farmhouse (or somewhere in between), finding a place to put all the STUFF that seems to be a part of life can be tricky. The never-ending stream of papers, the ever -present […]

How to Track Drop-Off Donations for Tax Purposes

How to Track Drop-Off Donations for Tax Purposes

I have wanted to do this post for a very long time but, unlike in the US, here in Canada we are unable to track the drop-off donations we bring to a thrift store for tax purposes.  As a result I really didn’t feel qualified to tell you how it’s done.  So I’ve brought in […]

8 Easy Methods of Ending Clutter

8 Easy Methods of Ending Clutter

The following is a guest post from Angie at Easy Living Mom. If you don’t have time to clean the house, you would be surprised at how tidy your space looks if you’re able to clear the clutter. More importantly, you’ll know where everything is, and your life will be simplified. I stick to the […]

How to Put Away Christmas Gifts the Organized Way

How to Put Away Christmas Gifts the Organized Way

Today we’re going to talk about all those wonderful presents we get for Christmas.  Did you get a new sweater?  Maybe a bathrobe?  Or how about a CD or slippers?  Candles, books, kitchenware?  And the kids?  I bet they got new clothes, books and of course toys.  Oh the toys!   The anticipation of Christmas morning […]

Organizing a Christmas Gift Wrap Center

Organizing a Christmas Gift Wrap Center

If you live in big house and have the luxury of an entire room dedicated to gift wrapping, then this post is probably not for you.  I would guess to say that the majority of us have to come up with alternative compact solutions to store all our holiday wrapping supplies. Before I get into […]

How To Make Weekly Household Purges Happen

How To Make Weekly Household Purges Happen

I had someone ask me recently about the purge pile pictures that I often post (like here and here) as well as regularly on Instagram.  They wanted to know more about how I do it.  Every week I head to my local thrift store to drop items off.  On Wednesday mornings I open my linen […]

The Invasion of the Pokemon

The Invasion of the Pokemon

Do you ever find that you wake up one morning, look around and say to yourself.  “Where did all this stuff come from?”  More than likely it took some time to accumulate but often we don’t see what’s right under our noses until we’re bumping into it and can hear it screaming out at us […]