Category How To

Clean Out your Closets Month: Linen

By whitney | January 21, 2014

The linen closet often falls into the same category as the junk drawer or entry closet – it’s a magnet for disorganization. We often can’t tell which sheets are what size or if we still have the pillow cases to match. Although folding the perfect fitted sheet will always be a mystery to me, below [...]

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 [...]

Clean Out your Closets Month: Master

By whitney | January 9, 2014

January is Clean Out your Closets Month! In honor if this awesome holiday, we are going to do a series on quick organizing tips for different closets. Although most of us do not have a master closet like the picture above, we can make are closet a haven of organization that sends us out into [...]

January Home Organizing To-Do List

By whitney | January 7, 2014

Happy January!
1. Set. January offers a fresh start to make changes and tackle your personal to-dos. Set a couple of goals and break down/schedule how and when you will achieve these goals.
2. Take Notice. Although it will still be cold for a while, make note of the winter clothes you are not wearing and never [...]

Making Resolutions that Stick

By whitney | December 24, 2013

A new year, a new me! We can all go a little overboard on New Year’s Resolutions deciding it will be the time to change EVERYTHING. As most of us have come to find out, this doesn’t really work. Follow the steps below to choose one, realistic goal, and you might actually taste success!
1. Determine [...]

10 Ways to Have a Calm Christmas

By catherine | December 12, 2013

Calm Christmas. Now, I know it might sound like an oxymoron, but from an organizing perspective, there are several strategies, when applied, that can take you from chaos to calm and maybe even help you enjoy the holiday season.
While doing a little Christmas reading, I came across a lovely quote. It is from Caroline Kennedy. [...]

Holiday Meal Planning

By whitney | November 19, 2013

Planning a large Thanksgiving meal for any number of guests can be a stressful task. Follow the steps below to keep you calm and organized!

Find out how many people coming are and if there are any food allergies or special requests. Some people are adamant about having their favorites!
Make a list of what you [...]

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 [...]

Recipe Book: How To

By catherine | October 17, 2013

Happy National Kitchen Month! In honor of this lovely little holiday, I wanted to talk about recipes and what the heck to do with all those wonderful ones you have hand written on the back of a napkin, torn out of magazines, printed off a blog, or have received as hand-me-downs from cooks who have [...]

Get a Jump Start On Your Holiday Card

By catherine | October 3, 2013

Are you making your list and checking it twice?
It’s only the first week of October, but the holidays are fast approaching. Can you envision a holiday season free of stress and all those last minute “to-dos?” Imagine actually being able to take time with your loved ones and soak in the holiday spirit without a [...]