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Dorm Living 101: Sharing a bathroom

Starting college is all about new experiences. Most of them are fun, new and exciting. Learning to share a bathroom with 20 other people you barely know is not one of them. It may take a little while, but you’ll get used to it. Keeping a few simple rules in mind will make it easier on everyone. Continue reading

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Packing for Life in the Dorms

Heading off to college for the first time can make your head spin – happy anticipation mixes with a small dose of anxiety. If you are a parent with kids heading off to college, you might actually feel exactly the same way. You can make the most of the experience for everyone and squash that anxiety by knowing you’re prepared for move-in day. Continue reading

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Back to School Tips for Pre K-12

It’s that time of year again- Back to School- which for many means back to routines, back to schedules, and back to being constantly on-the-go. Whether you have preschoolers or high schoolers, getting organized now will help ease you and your kids back into another busy school year. Continue reading

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Minimize Your Medicine Cabinet

Do you ever worry that the urban myth that guests check out the contents of your medicine cabinet when they’re in your home is true? Are there things in there that should have been disposed of months, or even years ago? With a busy lifestyle keeping track of the use by dates of items in your medicine cabinet is probably not at the top of your list – but every once in a while it’s good to take stock. Dedicate a few hours to clearing out your medicine cabinet every six months and don’t worry about what the guests will see. Continue reading

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What’s new in trash cans?

ou may already have a trash can in your kitchen with a swinging lid or step-on lid that serves to keep odors in and unnecessary things – like dog noses – out, but does your come in a stainless steel or painted metal finish? Continue reading

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The Organized Kid Zone

The next time you hear the chorus of “I’m bored” from your kids despite all their toys and activities, take a look around. The problem might not be enough toys – but an issue with disorganization. If you can’t find all the pieces to a set of blocks within a minute in the giant toy box, how do you expect your child to do so? If you can’t find all of the doll’s clothes, how is your child going to do so? In order to encourage more self engagement and creative free play in your child, you need to help them organize an attractive play space. Continue reading

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Organizing for the Active Lifestyle

Living an active lifestyle often means organizing challenges, how much sports equipment do you keep and how do you create a storage plan? Read our storage strategy tips. Continue reading

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Technology Organization A Go-Go

As daunting as it may seem, your next organization project may be to sort out the mess of cables under your computer desk (or behind your media center.) Continue reading

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10 Jewelry Organizers under $30 for Mother’s Day

If there’s a Mom on your list who has a passion for organizing as well as an extensive jewelry collection one of our top 10 jewelry organizers under $30 may be the ideal gift for Mother’s Day. Jewelry organizers from … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Planet for Earth Day…

Celebrate the Planet for Earth Day and start thinking about shopping local. Today you might be taking notice of these signs of spring: songbirds, the first shoots of green in your flower beds, and the opening day of Farmer’s Markets … Continue reading

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