Home Organization Blog

Junk drawer cleaning

Want a great feeling of accomplishment for the day that won't take more than five minutes? How is your junk drawer looking these days? After getting stabbed in the finger by a stray thumbtack, I spent a few minutes straightening my kitchen junk drawer today.  It wasn't horrible but warranted a quick cleanup. I found ...

Custom “Try-It” Cookbook

What do you do with the stack of recipes you want to try? You know...that pile of paper you ripped out of magazines, printed from online, or a friend emailed you. Mine were just stuck in a file and forgotten about until I found a great solution. Easily organize them ...

Have You Seen My Partner?

No, I'm not talking about your significant other..I am talking about the lost matches to socks building up in the laundry room. Now before you say.."Whoa there..I do not want to invite thirty kids over to make a sock puppet theater!", that isn't where I am heading with this. Ok, ...

Magic Eraser

The most exciting discovery I have found in recent months is easily the "Magic Eraser". My three-year-old went crazy with her crayons while exploring the budding-artist in herself. Her artwork was everywhere in her room - on walls, furniture, and doors. I tried every product I could think of to ...

Cleaning Walls and Doors

You see them every day, so you probably haven't noticed all the marks on the doors and walls. If you have kids, they have probably put their dirty hands everywhere. I have three kids, and I am certain they are walking around the house dragging their hands on the wall. ...

Going Green – Getting Started

Why Green? Going green is about doing your part to help keep the environment clean and healthy for you and your loved ones. You can get started by simply paying attention to your actions and making some small changes that can have large impacts. Here are some tips to help ...

Stocking Up On Cards

Ready For That Last-Minute Birthday Party Invitation? There is nothing I enjoy hearing more than one of my kids announcing that they have a birthday party to go to with one-day's notice! I am joking of course, because I never want to run out to the store for the last ...

Are you really going to wear that?

Still hanging on to that ten-year-old bathing suit you might one day fit into? Did you notice the elastic rotted about 3 years ago? Maybe it is time for a wardrobe review. Simplify your wardrobe and free up some space by going through your clothes at the start of each ...