Category Archives: Organizing Tips

General Organizing Tips

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Solid Plastic Storage Boxes

Storage boxes and bins are intended to cut down on clutter and inspire neatness, but let’s admit it- sometimes even they can look messy when they’re the clear, see-through kind of plastic box. Often touted as a feature (“No guessing … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Organizing Receipts for Taxes

Was your tax preparation a nightmare this year? If your current organization system is a shoe box full of receipts, it’s time to make a change. Save yourself the hassle and worry next year with these 5 easy tips for … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Tips, Part 1

It’s almost spring, which means it’s almost time for spring cleaning. Don’t let your dreaded reorganization projects overwhelm you. It’s easy to get organized if you use a little creativity. Use these four tips as a starting point, and you’ll … 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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5 Tips on How to Declutter Your Kitchen

The following is a guest post from Andrew Odom on how to declutter your kitchen. Take it away Andrew!  I grew up in a kitchen where social status was measured in tupperware containers; the more you had, the better cook … 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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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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6 Quick Fixes for Blah Closets

Sometimes shifting your perspective can make all the difference in the world. (Remember “Dead Poets Society”?) Use a few of these ideas to gain new perspective on your clothes closet. Continue reading

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Get a $100 Closet Makeover for Free Through Tax Deductible Donations

You can give your closet a makeover and give yourself money back through tax deductible donations that just may pay for your any items you need for the closet makeover. I did it and you can too. Continue reading

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Bedroom Storage – Underbed Storage Box Review

Living in a small, older farmhouse, our family of 4 is definitely lacking storage space.  This makes it undesirable for me to buy some of the luxury items I might buy otherwise, if space wasn’t an issue.  Living in the … Continue reading

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