An organized home requires maintenance. If I've said it once, I've said it a hundred times. Every organized space will eventually need an overhaul for one reason or another. This was definitely the case with the cupboard where I store my paper products. Here's what it used to look like: That was FOUR years ago.… Continue reading Organizing Paper Products: Before and After
Have you ever made a desperate stop at the store on your way to an event - in search of a gift bag for the gift you're taking to the event? Or do you find yourself digging through your stash of gift wrap supplies, looking for something that isn't too Christmasy that you can use… Continue reading Everything You Need To Wrap A Gift!
Even though I don't have a traditional pantry, I'm thankful to have this wide set of cabinets that function as one! The way I organize them hasn't really changed over the years. It takes daily maintenance and a periodic clean-out to keep them in good order. I grabbed a picture from my Instagram Stories archives… Continue reading Real Life Pantry Organization
The first step in creating comfortable spaces - in my opinion - is to clear the clutter. Bedrooms often become cluttered with clothes (both in season and out of season), laundry, blankets and lots of other things that might not even belong in there! Keep reading to learn how to turn your bedroom into a cozy living space!
I've updated the way I organize my jewelry, particularly my necklaces and earrings. As styles and trends change, we all probably have to adjust the way we store our accessories! This shelf was purchased with the intent of using it in my laundry room makeover, but it ended up not fitting well in that space.… Continue reading How I Organize My Jewelry
This post contains affiliate links – I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. ❤ I started this post with a pretty picture because you are NOT going to believe how wretched my laundry room had become. When I look back on these photos, I am horrified to realize that… Continue reading Real Life Laundry Room Makeover: Before and After
Here's the simple thing that helps me not to forget things when I travel - a packing list that tells me everything I need! It's simple because I have a basic list that I use any time I am gone overnight, whether it's a quick trip to visit family or a week at Disney. I… Continue reading My Simple Packing List for Travel
Last weekend my sister showed me a few spaces in her home that she recently re-organized in preparation for Christmas. As we walked around taking in the pantry, closets and bathroom cabinets (yes, we tour each other's homes for fun!), I realized that a couple of my basic organization principles applied well to our calendars… Continue reading Three Weeks To An Organized Christmas: Insuring Success with Plans and Schedules (Week 3)
Last week we started this series with some decluttering and organizing (catch up here if you missed that post!). Today we're moving on to the thing that probably takes most of your time and energy at Christmas - GIFTS. Week Two: Gifts TAKE INVENTORY: If you shop during the year or have already purchased some… Continue reading Three Weeks To An Organized Christmas: All About Gifts (Week 2)
It can be easy to get overwhelmed this time of year, as you look ahead to all that has to happen between now and December 31st! Along with the normal stuff of laundry, meals, work and daily routines, there will be gifts to buy and wrap, goodies to bake, parties to plan, shopping to get… Continue reading Three Weeks To An Organized Christmas: Tackle The Clutter (Week 1)