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Got Clutter? I’ve got the Answers You NEED

If you’ve got clutter around your house, you are missing out on the peace and serenity that you could be enjoying.  That’s one thing I learned after growing up in a messy house.  However, there are so MANY problems which can cause clutter.  Depending on which ones are your particular bugaboos, I’ve got some GREAT […] Read more…

10 Ways to Ease the Stress of Moving

10 Simple Strategies to Ease the Stress of Moving

Moving – Start Your Planning Early. If you have are fortunate enough to know about your upcoming move, double the time you think you’ll need to get everything done. That will help ease the stress of moving.  Once you start packing (learn how to pack like a boss here) you’ll probably realize you have more […] Read more…

Kitchen reveal - our brand new painted oak cabinets. It's gorgeous and was easier than you'd think.

Kitchen Reveal – Painted Oak Cabinets

Sooooo, we’ve been mucking around all summer with a kitchen remodel.  We’ve been poking around for like a year looking at painted oak cabinets, but it’s a big change, and an expensive one.  But we’ve had these old 70’s style golden oak cabinets in our kitchen for a decade and they weren’t very nice. This […] Read more…

Amazing Household Organizing Strategies for You

Organizing strategies are one of my best ways to keep my sanity on my busiest days.  I’ll bet you struggle with it too.  How ’bout if I share with you some products that would really help you boost your own organizing strategies. Let’s face it, part of the key to organizing your belongings is to […] Read more…

Professional organizer Seana Turner is joining us to talk about Spring cleaning for our digital devices.

Do Your Devices Need a Good Spring Cleaning?

Today we are talking about doing a Spring clean on your digital devices.  This is another guest post from my friend Seana Turner of the Seana Method.  Seana is a Professional Organizer – she’s actually the President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) and she’s going to help us with this […] Read more…

I have some brilliant ways to get the maximum use out of your storage.

Clever Ways to Maximize Your Storage

Thanks so much for stopping by.  Today we are going to talk about storage.  I think getting the best use out of your storage is something everyone struggles with and I’m sure you do too.  We all have SO much stuff and trying to store it in a way that protects it while still giving […] Read more…

Moving? How to pack like a BOSS!

Moving? Learn how to pack like a boss

Moving soon?  Moving can be a messy, expensive, back-breaking effort, so I feel for you. In the 30 or so years we’ve been married, we’ve moved a total of eight times.  I don’t like it much, but I have to say, I’m pretty danged good at it, so I thought I’d put together some tips […] Read more…

7 Ways to Make Your House SELF CLEANING

I don’t know about you, but I HATE cleaning!  Anytime there is the slightest chance that I could do LESS of it, I am all over it! So, I’ve been doing a little research on the topic and I’ve discovered not one, but SEVEN different ways you can keep your house cleaner by actually doing […] Read more…

Daily Clutter Maintenance

Secrets to Easy Daily Clutter Maintenance

Clutter is one of the one of the biggest challenges in keeping your home looking nice.  It can get out of control SO quickly and then you’re up to your neck in dishes, mail, shoes, newspapers, backpacks, etc.   If you can just get this one very simple clutter habit under control, you would be […] Read more…

Are You Making these Cleaning Mistakes?

My definition of a cleaning mistake is one that causes you waste time cleaning.  We’re busy people, so why spend MORE time cleaning instead of something more fun? So this is my collection of efficiency tips to make your cleaning routines FAST and EASY! Disclaimer:  This post may contain affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate […] Read more…

How to Deal with Magazine Clutter

How to Deal With Annoying Magazine Clutter

  America has a huge love affair with the magazine industry.  And I get it, they’re all glossy and pretty and promise all these fresh new ideas.  There are thousands of magazines created every month for everything from knitting to golf and every other hobby or interest imaginable.  Most people have at least 5 to […] Read more…

Get those photos out of shoeboxes and out of your phone and put them to USE. Easy steps to salvage and utilize them.

Organizing Photos in 4 Easy Steps

  Is it just my imagination, or do we take about a zillion more photos than our parents used to take?  I guess it’s because we carry a camera around in our pocket every day, plus we so much more visual than we used to be.  But managing all those thousands of photos can be […] Read more…

How to Blow Away Your Paper Clutter FOREVER

One of the biggest clutter challenges my readers ask about is PAPER. It’s like a faucet that never shuts off. Every day when the mailman comes – more paper. The kids come home from school – more paper. And don’t get me started on the newspapers, and the magazines, and the coupons. If you don’t […] Read more…

The SHAME of A Messy House

I think there is one common thread among women and that is the fear and embarrassment of being “caught” with a messy house.  I’m not sure if we pick this up from our mothers or from TV or where.  But I think it’s a universal feeling, and it’s worse if it happens in front of […] Read more…

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