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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. […]

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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 […]

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Organizing holiday decorations 

We’re right in the middle of the holiday season now, but soon it will be time to dismantle the festive decorations and put them away until next year. Organizing your holiday decorations does not have to be a painful experience. These tips work for any holiday or occasion decorations. If you absolutely love the way […]

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Organized Gift Wrapping

Gift wrapping woes ’Tis the season to start wrapping gifts, and the stress of that chore can wreck your good mood. Unless you have things gift wrapped at the store, it’s something you’ll have to do. Here are some tips to organize your gift wrapping. Getting Started Doing all of your wrapping at once rather […]

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Making room: organizing in cramped quarters

There’s no room! No matter what size home you have, there never seems to be enough room. People who own expansive estates still have trouble keeping clutter at bay. It’s all about your perspective. Baltimore households these days often include a grandparent or other extended family member. With the added people, homes feel like they […]

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Getting Unstuck – Tips & Tricks

Getting Unstuck – Tips & Tricks: July 2016 “Things are always working out for me.”          – Esther Hicks WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THIS MONTH’S QUOTE? I think it’s a powerful message packed into a short sentence. Imagine if you woke up tomorrow morning and the first thought that entered your brain […]

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Accessories need organizing too

An excess of accessories In order to extend your wardrobe and make it work for all sorts of occasions, you’ll need to have fashion accessories. They can take up a lot of space in your closet, dressing table, bathroom or elsewhere around your home. Here are some tips on organizing accessories. As with most organizing, […]