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Organized Gardening

By whitney | April 24, 2014

Repurpose on old dresser or decorative shelving.

Use a peg board to get items organized and in sight for quick access.

An old mail box is great place to tuck the most used supplies in a convenient and discrete way.

Keep your tools in a pot filled with sand and a pinch of mineral oil or linseed; the [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Utility

By whitney | January 28, 2014

An organized utility closet will be your best friend. Utility closets can store everything from cleaning supplies and vacuums, to light bulbs, batteries, and tool kits. Ideally, you should be able to find anything you might need at a moment’s glance.  Real Simple has an awesome article on some out-of-the-box organizing containers for improved accessibility. [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Entry Closet

By whitney | January 14, 2014

Oh, the entry closet, home to the most random items in our home. Don’t have a place for something, how about the entry closet? It’s time to reclaim this closet with purpose! Follow the quick tips below:

Before you take action, start by defining your goal for the closet and how you would like for it [...]

Organizing Kid’s Artwork

By catherine | May 21, 2013

It’s adorable and sentimental, but it also accumulates into messy piles up at the end of each school year. I have outlined some tips to manage the clutter and keep your children’s artwork clutter-free and organized.
At the beginning of each school year:
Start by setting up one box for each of your children. Try an 11×17 box to [...]

DIY Pantry Labels

By whitney | May 16, 2013

We recently had a client who wanted a tune up on her pantry organization. She already had adorable baskets from Container Store that stored all her crackers, chips, nuts, daughters’ snacks, etc., but she was still having a hard time finding things. The solution? LABELS!!! We’ve been known to have a little label obsession here [...]

Product We Love

By catherine | May 7, 2013

I’m excited to announce a brand new series on the blog! Once a month, we will feature a product we have used in a recent organizing project that we feel you might love as much as we do!
First up, an item I could simply not live without, the lovely Brother P-Touch Labelmaker!
I use it in [...]

Reclaim Your Garage

By catherine | April 29, 2013

Is your garage a catch-all that holds the items you don’t want in your house? Out of sight, out of mind, right?
Wrong! If your garage gets so out of control that you can’t park your car-the problem isn’t out of sight or mind. Does your garage look something like this?
Ready to tackle the garage and [...]

Meal Planning Made Easy

By catherine | April 26, 2013

Meal planning is one of those things that just clicks for some people and doesn’t for others. For those of you who aren’t naturals, I’ve put together some simple ideas to help turn this challenge into an easy part of your weekly routine!
First, schedule time over the weekend to look at your calendar. Decide how [...]

Simple Pantry Organizing Ideas

By catherine | April 24, 2013

The pantry is the nucleus of your kitchen. All members of the household use it, which means it can easily get outdated and disorganized! For a quick fix, start by taking everything out and give the shelves a good dusting.
First-check canned goods, condiments, and spices for expiration dates.
Regarding the remaining items, ask yourself…

Do you still [...]

Mobile File Organization

By catherine | April 20, 2013

Now that your files are properly sorted and labeled (remember Wednesday’s post), where will you store them? If you already have a filing cabinet, that’s great. If not-creating a mobile office might be just the right fit. It’s the perfect solution if you don’t have a ton of space and it’s also budget-friendly. Mobile file carts [...]