Home Organization Blog

Medicine cabinet cleanup

When is the last time you went through your medicine cabinet and tossed out the expired items? Review the contents It's a good idea to review your stock of medicines about twice a year and toss the ones that have expired or aren't needed anymore.  I have a shelf in ...

Cord identification

Having trouble finding the cord you need?What you are looking at is my cord "lost and found" box.  It contains chargers, adapters, and other miscellaneous cords that I have no idea what device they go to, but I am too afraid to throw away.  Funny? Maybe. Sad? Definitely!  The problem prompted an easy solution to ...

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 ...

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, ...
Cleaning Walls and Doors

Cleaning Walls and Doors

As we go about our daily lives, we often overlook the unsightly marks and stains that accumulate on our doors and walls. Particularly if you have children, it's almost inevitable that they'll leave their mark with dirty hands and crayons. To revitalize your living space and create a clean and ...

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 ...