Thinking outside the shoe box

Choosing the right containers and organizing products can be frustrating. The best advice is to do your organizing first (sort like things together, purge the things you don’t need, decide where you will be storing your items) and then figure out what containers or other organizing solutions you might need. It is difficult to predict […]

Grocery Shopping 101

Have you ever come home after a long day of work, dreaming about having that last something in the refrigerator only to find that someone had already gotten to it? No one mentioned that you were out of whatever it was, the only way you knew was that you went looking for it and discovered […]

Purging purses

For most women, a purse is a part of their wardrobe. Lots of handbags go with lots of outfits. There is a downside. Having so many bags can put a strain on an already over-burdened closet. There are challenges associated with getting organized and downsizing. Try to find a way to whittle down the number […]

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Tips and Tricks: February 2015

Quote of the Month “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” Gandi If you think you’d be happier in a more decluttered environment or with better systems to manage your time and space…..if you say that you’re going to get your act together this week/this month/this […]

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Keeping up with greeting cards

Did you ever forget a good friend’s birthday simply because you had so much going on in your life that it slipped your mind? Your friend is hurt and you feel horrible. The alternative is getting your greeting cards together well in advance so you will not miss anyone’s birthday. We get spoiled with Facebook […]

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December 2014: Tips and Tricks

Quote of the Month “Out of clutter. Find simplicity.” Albert Einstein My husband used to frequently say, “Less is More,” whenever the subject of toys came up for our brood of children. As difficult as it is to admit he was right, he was! Who among us can’t remember seeing the joy of a small […]

Repurposing unwanted items

The Environmental Protection Agency says that 85% of all discarded textiles, which is about 12 million tons, end up in landfills across the country each year. Finding a way to reuse or repurpose these clothes, can help save landfill space. Of course, clothing is not the only thing we can repurpose. Objects made of metal, […]

November Tips and Tricks

Quote of the Month “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” Melody Beattle What caught my attention most […]

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Organizing Your Craft Or Sewing Room

Few things are more frustrating than grabbing a ball of yarn and finding a tangled mess. Looking through drawers of supplies and not finding what you want is another source of distress. Try a new method of keeping your supplies in an orderly fashion, which goes a long way to creating your ideal crafting or […]

Clutter-free gift giving

Like it or not, the season of gift giving is just around the corner. This year, try to “think outside the gift box.” Now is the time to start thinking about clutter-free gifts. While getting your own clutter under wraps, try not to add to the clutter of others. Think like a minimalist, and do […]