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November Home Organizing To-Do list

By whitney | November 4, 2013

Happy November!
1. Prepare. Make space in your coat closet for winter accessories that are on the horizon, a simple bin or basket should do the trick.
2. Warm up. Before it gets frigid, have your heater serviced to make sure it’s winter ready.
3. Swap. Change out your Halloween decor for Thanksgiving decor leaving pumpkins or other [...]

Inspiring Women: Kelly Killian

By catherine | October 24, 2013

Have you ever had one of those moments when you randomly pop into a place you’ve never been before just because you have a few extra minutes? And, as an unexpected result, – have you discovered the perfect dress, found a new favorite haunt, or made a new friend? A few months ago, I had [...]

Clean Out Your Files

By whitney | October 22, 2013

Happy Clean Out Your Files Month! We just celebrated Love Your Files week in September with fun file options but now it’s time to whip them shape!
Listen up: 80% of the papers we file are never used again. There is no need to keep anything that has become useless, it only makes it harder to [...]

Peak Into an Organizers Fridge

By whitney | October 15, 2013

Catherine has graciously allowed us to sneak a peek into her refrigerator and freezer and share some of her secrets for food organizing success.

As you can see, Catherine groups items by similarity and then assigns their home by frequency of use. She likes to keep the shelves open for the food she has cooked herself, [...]

October Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | October 1, 2013

Happy October!

1. Clear out. Look through your bathroom cabinets for unused samples and either toss or group them together and re purpose as a “guest bath kit.”
2. Decorate. Before putting out any fall or Halloween decor make sure to dust and wipe down surfaces.
3. Eat. Plan a time to make at least 1 [...]

September Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | September 2, 2013

Happy September!
1. Celebrate Self Improvement Month! Pick 1 thing you want to improve then set goals and steps to get going in a positive direction.
2. Make it easy. Now that school is back in session, identify your kids snacking needs and set up a zone in your pantry or kitchen where snacks are accessible.
3. Unplug. [...]

Getaway

By whitney | August 27, 2013

Feel summer trickling away? There’s still time to squeeze in one more trip in the form of a fun last-minute getaway! Grab your friends or family, clear the weekend, and scoot! According to Hotwire.com, some of the best cities for last- minute deals include Las Vegas, Chicago, Washington D.C., and New York. Follow the tips [...]

Smart List

By whitney | August 20, 2013

Going to the grocery store can be a daunting task, especially if you get there during peak hours, when you can never seem to find one of the things on your list and the other customers are annoyed with you for blocking the aisle. EEEEKS! Make those trips to the store easier  by using a [...]

Front and Center

By whitney | August 13, 2013

Often times, the entryway, entry closet, or mudroom becomes a dumping ground for all things coming into the house. It is natural to want to throw things down the moment we walk in after a long day, but if those things never find their way to a designated home, the result can be a huge [...]

Products We Love: Back to School

By catherine | August 8, 2013

As we head into the “back to school season”, I am reminded of how grateful I am that I wore a uniform during my K-12 years (although, admittedly, I was not grateful at the time!). Mornings were not my favorite time of the day; however, as I have gotten older, I certainly have acclimated a [...]