2012 Organizing Resolutions

2012 Organizing ResolutionsEven though we work with an array of great organizing solutions every day, the staff here at SpaceSavers hasn’t solved all of our own organizing problems either.  We do, however, all have resolutions heading into 2012 so we thought we’d share them with you. Controlling Kid Clutter: Kati is going to tackle taking control of the army of toys that has invaded every room of her house. For Kendra, it’s ... More

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Bedroom Storage – Underbed Storage Box Review

IRIS Stor 'n Slide Underbed  BoxLiving 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 Midwest, the winter months tend to get cold, and I love the idea of flannel sheets to keep you warm at night.  These sheets tend ... More

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Christmas Storage – Ornament Storage Box Review

IRIS Winged Lid Ornament Storage BoxThis ornament organizer made taking down the Christmas tree a ton easier this year. I usually struggle to find enough tissue paper to properly wrap each precious memory and then find the perfect box to store them in for the next twelve months until we drag them up from the basement again. I have bought each of my children a new ornament every year since they were ... More

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The Twelve Days of Christmas – Organizing Style

Make light storage hassle free with this light storage systemIf you want to tackle organizing your holiday decorations and storage space this year, we’ve got the checklist to help you get it done.  Tackle one item a day if you prefer the low stress approach and letting the holiday linger a little longer, or tackle this checklist all in one day to make a clean sweep for the New ... More

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Refresh Your Pantry or Cupboard

It’s easy to check and make sure there aren’t science experiments growing in the refrigerator and check expiration dates on perishables, but what about your kitchen cupboards or pantry.  Before you do your next grocery trip is a perfect time to take stock of what’s in the pantry.  Here are some tips:

  • Check expiration dates  and realistic dates – yeast will expire and die, baking soda loses its effectiveness after a
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Quick Project: Clean Out the Junk Drawer

Imadesmart junk drawer organizert’s amazing what accumulates in a junk drawer and how often it can become cluttered.  One way to help is to get a divided tray so objects don’t get buried in the back or the bottom of the drawer.  Dump out your drawer and fit it with great trays like these from madesmart®. Only put back the items that really need to live there.  ... More

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Winterize Your Coat Closet

Cluttered Closet to WinterizeWinterize your coat closet -  as we head into the colder months you may spend a lot more time getting in and out of your coat closet.  Make sure it’s stocked with the items you need and put any off season jackets or shoes in long term storage so you don’t have to wedge heavy winter coats into smaller than ideal spaces.  (Space Bags ... More

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Most Valuable Layer: Space Bag

Space Bags aren't just great for linens - there's so much more.Space Bags really are ingenious. While they became popular for storing bulky blankets, comforters and pillows at home, these space-saving must-haves shouldn’t be limited to just linens. And with several bag styles, many no longer requiring a vacuum to seal, the uses multiply. Some of our favorites include: Winter snow pants, mittens, hats/Beach towels, swimwear, cover-ups Storing seasonal ... More

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When You Can’t Bring Your Laundry Home – Dorm Living

A mesh laundry bag is great for dorm livingWhen you can’t just put your laundry in the hamper at home anymore, every college student learns they need to have an organized way of taking care of their laundry needs - fast. One solutions is to ack up your mesh laundry bag with all of your dirty clothes and take it home to your mom for her ... More

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Project Cases to the Rescue

Use a project case to organize work for you or your studentsSince a teacher’s day extends far beyond the hours spent in the classroom you probably find yourself carrying a number of items back and forth from the classroom to home and back.  You’re probably also juggling any number of projects along the way and keeping it all organized can be a challenge.  Project cases can save ... More

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