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How to Beat the Heat

How to Beat the Heat Quote of the Month “Well Begun is Half Done.” -Mary Poppins (but originally from Aristotle) This was the catch phrase that Mary Poppins used to get the Banks children to tidy up their rooms. This little gem of a saying can be used for ANYtime you are dreading a task […]

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A checklist for spring organizing

Spring is finally here and I’ve created a checklist of things to do to get rid of the clutter around the house. Some things might have to wait – like putting away the winter boots and coats – until the weather gets a little warmer. The less clutter you have, the less time you spend […]

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Tackling the linen closet

Do you feel like you are in danger of an avalanche every time you open the closet door? Linen closet space is always at a premium, so don’t waste it with things you no longer need. Let’s get started Start by taking everything out of the closet. It’s a necessary evil of the process. Clean […]

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Space savers

It doesn’t matter how much space is in your home, it never seems like enough. Never fear, there are some ways to reduce clutter and create more space. Of course, the best way to make more space is to reduce the amount of belongings you have. If you feel like you have things you just […]

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Thin out your files

Even though a lot of our paper has been eliminated by the computer, there are still a lot of pieces of paper we have to deal with. Every now and then we need to take time to go through them to avoid towers of paper. Invitations Invitations, flyers, save the date cards from events that […]

organize your footwear

Organize your footwear

When you come home from work and kick off your shoes, they tend to accumulate right there in the entryway. Having a good place to put your shoes away is a positive step in getting your home organized. Footwear Too much footwear can become a problem, but even a few pairs of shoes can create […]

Storing hockey gear

Storing sports equipment in your garage can be difficult if you have athletic kids. And with ice hockey, there is a lot of it. Of course, this information translates to any sports equipment. Lacrosse has similar gear to hockey. Baseball has bats, balls, gloves and uniforms. Every sport has its own special gear and supplies. […]

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11 steps for a more organized home

Trying to get organized is a process and not something that can happen overnight. Putting a plan in place is a good way to start that process. Being organized has a different meaning for each person, so create your own definition. Be realistic about what you can do because you know your abilities and limitations. […]

organize your master bedroom and live stress free

Organizing the master bedroom

Your master bedroom is a sanctuary, it’s the place where you go to get away from the world. If there is too much clutter in there, the sanctuary is no longer peaceful or restful. Instead, it becomes stressful. Sorting Get a couple of containers for giveaways and items to discard. Pull out everything from under […]

Ultimate Kitchen Cabinet Decluttering Checklist

Tackling the kitchen is one of the most difficult decluttering tasks around the house. Every now and then, it needs a thorough organizing. The cabinets are challenging because there are several of them and they contain everything from pots and pans to food and spices. The best way to begin is to remove all of […]