The title of this post has two of my favorite words in it – Christmas and organized! During December I set up three little “stations” that corral all the things I need for various Christmas projects – wrapping gifts, assembling food gifts and addressing Christmas cards. Here’s how I set up each “station!”
High-traffic areas seem to be a challenge to keep free of clutter. For me, it’s easy to take something that I don’t want to put “away” and shove it into my kitchen junk drawer. Business cards, straws, pieces of paper, extra pens and all the random things that you acquire when doing a home repair… Continue reading Organize With Me: Kitchen Junk Drawer
We spent the past three weeks with both of our bathrooms in almost complete disrepair. It made for some creative problem solving (and a few late-night shower runs to my inlaws). This wasn’t a remodel we’d planned to tackle – we discovered some long standing water damage and had to dry out the rooms and… Continue reading What I Learned From Our First Major Home Repair
Half way through the year, I usually go through my home and tidy my organization systems. I don’t know about you, but my home office can always use a little attention. Whether your home office is an entire room or just a spot on the kitchen counter, these tips will help you get it organized… Continue reading Organizing Your Home Office
I can’t believe I’ve never shared this part of my kitchen with you! This was one of the very first organizing projects I did in this house, back before I started blogging. It has worked so well for me all these years. Here’s how I store and organize my paper products!
TGI…Wednesday, am I right? Anyone else feeling it this week? I am the world’s biggest homebody, but right now I have such a vacation itch! I don’t have plans to head out of town anytime soon but that doesn’t stop me from dreaming! Just in case you’re feeling the need to get out of town… Continue reading My Ultimate Vacation Prep Guide!
There’s so much talk about minimalism these days. Everyone is purging and paring down to the bare essentials and it just seems like the right thing to do, doesn’t it? Not to me. I haven’t read anything by Marie Kondo (and while I’m sure she’s a nice person) I don’t plan on it. I am not… Continue reading Why I Am Not A Minimalist