Category Archives: Cleaning

Going Paperless at Home – Putting the FREE back in Paper Free

The following is a guest post from blogger Andrew Odom about going paperless at home. The Odoms are building a 200 sq ft home and redefining a person’s true needs and cutting back on “stuff.”  Thank you Andrew for your … Continue reading

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2011 Organizing Guide: Closet Clean-up

Have you already started to tackle your organizing projects for 2011? Feeling a little overwhelmed? Here’s a great place to see immediate results: your closets. Continue reading

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The Utility Closet

The Utility Closet Let’s face it…no one likes to go to the utility cabinet. If you need anything from the utility cabinet it means something needs to be fixed or cleaned or replaced and none of those things tend to … Continue reading

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Let's Implement Stuff Deletion by Janet Russell

March 25th was Letting Go of Stuff Day. But if you have too much stuff, any date can be a good day to start practicing stuff deletion! Peter Walsh says, “…we come to realize that happiness and success might not … Continue reading

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Making Strange Spaces Usable

Is there ever really enough storage space in our homes? You know from reading my posts that I am a strong believer in purging what I don’t need out of my house, but even so, I am still at times … Continue reading

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Have you checked lately?

  I recently went through my collection of medicine cabinet items, and was amazed at how many things had expired since the last time I checked them.  It made me realize that I need to add this as a task … Continue reading

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Coffee Filters

One of our customers sent this to me and I thought this was very appropriate for our “Budgeting Tips” section.  Coffee filters ..who knew! And you can buy 1,000 for almost nothing! 1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be Organized…One Person's Opinion

Every once in a while, I go on a cleaning frenzy.  The kind an expecting mother has when she’s “nesting”.  Everything gets turned inside out, shaken out, dusted, wiped down, etc.  We go through trash bags like crazy and the box … Continue reading

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Use Your De-Cluttering Skills Everyday

There is no sense in de-cluttering your home only to have the clutter invade again and multiply. The goal here is to eliminate clutter and KEEP IT AWAY. Junk mail is going to continue to show up in your mailbox. … Continue reading

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When De-Cluttering, Start Small…

If you’re new to de-cluttering, you don’t want to tackle something as large as the garage for your first project. Start small. Perhaps a “junk drawer” in the kitchen or your nightstand drawer. Try decluttering your magazine bin. Do you … Continue reading

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