Re-FASHION-ing My Closet

As I mentioned in my last two posts about my cruise (My Cruise with the Six Sisters) and (How to Enjoy a Cruise without Going Broke or Getting FAT), last week, I went on a cruise with a famous fashion stylist – Alicia Richmond from Chic on a Shoestring.  And when the fashion consultant talks […]

Cut your Cleaning Time in HALF

How much cleaning time do you spend every week? Whatever it is, it is probably more cleaning time than you need.  Time is literally the most precious and irreplaceable thing we have.  I don’t know about you, but I can think of 50 things I’d rather be doing than cleaning the house. If I could […]

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Guest Post: How to Manage Your MAIL!

This is a guest post from Professional Organizer Seana Turner of The Seana Method.  I’m so pleased she has agreed to share some of her wonderful tips with us today. Managing The Mail Mail: it just keeps coming and coming… and coming. We stash it, stick it, pile it up, and cringe every time we […]

Making Your Closet Work Without Throwing Your Clothes Away

Let’s be honest – most posts about organizing your closet, just focus on throwing your stuff away.  This is not that type of post. I will agree that it sometimes is a necessary step, but not always.I mean, you paid a lot of money for those clothes and at some point, you really liked them, so why […]

Book Review: Throw Out Fifty Things by Gail Blanke

My organizing tip for today is a book review for you.  I’ve been listening to the audiobook of Throw Out Fifty Things – Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life by Gail Blanke.  Disclaimer:  This post may contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission from any purchases you may make from these links. […]

Are You REALLY Lazy?

One of the most common and negative things people say about themselves is we are lazy.   But is that really true?   Are we lazy when it comes to our hobbies or our work?  Are we lazy when it comes to doing the things we really love to do?   No, of course not.  My husband will […]

Give Your Home a Mini-Makeover

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE to watch those home makeover shows on TV.  It’s always such a thrill to see the “reveal” portion of the show and see how excited the people are when they see their “new” rooms.  My favorite ones are the ones that do it on a shoestring budget. […]

What is Your Home’s First Impression?

You know the old saying “You never have a second chance to make a first impression”?  Studies have proven that’s exactly right.  When you meet a new person, you make up your mind about them in about 1/5th of a second.   The tough thing is that you can’t really control much when you are […]

My Easy 30-Minute Pantry Re-Organization

This weekend, I decided my pantry was in need of a little tune-up, so I decided to turn it into a photo tutorial for you.   Here is our starting spot.  It’s been about six months since I re-did it.  Yeah, I know I have a lot of junk food – don’t judge!  Even though […]

Let’s Play The Clutter Game

Let’s play a game called the “Clutter Game”. Let’s pretend that over the course of the next month, you have to actually use all the stuff that is currently in your house. You have to wear every piece of clothing, eat off of every dish, use every towel and sheet, and read or watch every […]