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Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ideas

Operation Christmas Child shoebox ideas can be one of the most challenging and exciting parts about packing a shoe box for the Samaritan’s Purse holiday project. This heartwarming activity brings joy to children throughout the world each holiday season and now … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Add Wine Storage to Your Space Without Adding a Wine Cellar

Do you have a wine cellar in our house where you can store the hundreds of bottles of wine you’ve collected from all over the world? If you answered, “What are you, crazy? Of course not!” then you’re in the right place. For those of us who don’t have the space for a wine cellar (or the need to store hundreds of bottles of wine) we need to be a little more creative with our wine storage. Continue reading

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Linen Closet Organization – Before & After

When I first moved into my home, I was amazed at how much storage there was. Several closets, built-ins, and cupboards made us feel that, as newlyweds, we’d never be able to fill all of that space. Well, as my grandma always says, never say never. In five short years, we’ve accumulated more stuff than we ever thought possible. Read the before & after story. Continue reading

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Air Drying Clothes – Money Saving Options

Air Drying Clothes saves money – an average load of clothes dried in an electric dryer costs $.35-$.40 per load. An average load of clothes dried in a gas dryer is cheaper, at $.15 – $.20 per load. Air drying? Free if you already have a drying rack or clothes line. How many loads of laundry do you do per week? Are you seeing where you can justify your next mocha frappucino? Continue reading

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Trash & Recycling Containers Re-work: Before & After Project

I don’t know what’s harder. Juggling the overflow of toxic chemicals and garbage that spill from beneath my sink when I open the cupboards or wrestling with the unstable bag of recycling tacked to the wall above the steps of … Continue reading

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Media Storage Cabinet Organization – Before & After

As more and more entertainment is available digitally, I keep thinking I’m going to free up space in my home by getting rid of all of my DVDs, Blu-Rays, and CDs. But, alas, I keep hanging on to these (almost) extinct forms of media, and I still need a place to store them. My media storage cabinet (like many other storage areas in my house) has become something of a catch-all… Continue reading

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Got Wine? What about Wine Storage Racks?

It’s Friday, so we’re thinking about the weekend and what comes to mind? Wine. And right after that, because we are organizing geeks, we start thinking wine storage. Continue reading

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White, Blackened Chrome, or Chrome Wire Shelves?

White vinyl coated wire pieces have been a staple for helper shelves, and white molded plastic drawer organizers are found in kitchen drawers across the nation. This year we got a look at some new options for chrome wire shelving – and even newer – a blackened chrome option. What we want to know is, what would you like to see in your kitchen? Continue reading

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Customize a Wire Shelf Closet – Quick & Cheap Solutions

If you’ve ever lived in an apartment you’ve probably had a set of wire shelves in your pantry, linen closet, or even bedroom closet. Once they’re in…there’s not much you can do to make them fit your needs, until now. Continue reading

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Packing For Summer Trips Using a Trunk Organizer

Whether you head to the same destination each year, or try out a new spot for your trip, getting there is half the battle. A lot goes into determining which method of transportation is best for your budget (and sanity). Travel by car, and packing a trunk organizer helps you keep your travel cool. Continue reading

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