Organizing Your Christmas Decor

Organizing Your Christmas Decor

Happy New Year!  I hope you had a wonderful holiday season.  Unfortunately, the start of the new year means it’s time to take all of the Christmas decorations down and store them away for next year.  I’ve got a few tips to help you organize your decorations so it will be easy to locate what you’re looking for when it’s time to deck the halls again. Continue reading “Organizing Your Christmas Decor”

Playroom Clean Out and Organization

Playroom Clean Out and Organization Title

With Christmas right around the corner it’s a great time to clean out old, unwanted toys to make room for new toys.  I try to do this a couple of times a year when the once nicely organized playroom gets cluttered beyond control.  At one point it was easy to get B to choose which toys he no longer played with or wanted.  It was the transition between “baby” toys and “big kid” toys.  Unfortunately, now he wants to keep everything.  But, I’ve developed a method for keeping the clutter at bay. Continue reading “Playroom Clean Out and Organization”

Spring Cleaning: Easy Closet Clean Out System

We’ve cleaned out the pantry and next it’s on to the closet.  I guess I’m really into organizing closets because I’ve got a lot to say about it.  I’ve broken it down into 2 different posts:

Part 1: An Easy System to Effortlessly Clean Out your Closet

Part 2: Tips to help you organize things and a tour of our master closet.

Easy Closet Clean Out System

I get it, you’re probably holding on to a number of things in your closet that you might wear.  Let’s be honest though, you probably won’t.  I developed a system to help you weed out those maybe never articles of clothing. Continue reading “Spring Cleaning: Easy Closet Clean Out System”

Spring Cleaning: Pantry Organization

Simple Pantry Organization

It’s spring cleaning time! What better way to kick things off than cleaning out and organizing your pantry.

Today I’m going to share with you how I’ve organized our pantry and a few easy steps to get yours into shape. Continue reading “Spring Cleaning: Pantry Organization”

Easy Home File Organization

Today we continue our January series “Working it in 2015”. This week we’re tackling how to organize all those bills, receipts, manuals, etc. that are taking up space in your home. There are a number of articles out there that tell you how long you should keep certain tax receipts, bank statements, etc. Frankly, it’s a bit confusing and hard to keep up with. Instead I’ve created a file system that allows you to not worry about each individual thing. Continue reading “Easy Home File Organization”