Clutter. Just the word generates intense feelings:
It makes me nervous.
Can’t find what I’m looking for.
I hate the mess.
It’s taking over the house!
It’s too simplistic to say there’s just not enough space because clutter can plague a two-story, spacious house as well as a 700-square-foot studio apartment. Clutter generally results from one […]
Spring is here and home improvement fever runs high! After the confines of winter, homeowners from tiny homes to sprawling ranch houses are revisiting favorite home project lists and making plans to update their living spaces. National Home Improvement Month is the perfect time to finally tackle those family closets and get rid of one […]
Every year, new tax laws make it difficult to predict if and how much of a tax refund you may receive. Yet every April 15, about 60% of Americans qualify for a tax refund (also known as getting your own money back) and play the game of how to best spend or invest those “windfall” […]
“I’ve always thought of accessories as the exclamation point of a woman’s outfit.” –Michael Kors, designer
It’s true. No outfit is complete without accessories. Shoes, purses, jewelry, scarves, hats, belts … they all add texture, color and style to clothes. Accessories make up a big part of any wardrobe but don’t always get the respect they deserve, including designer bags […]
For many people, closet clutter is a way of life and even though it’s stressful and ineffective, they can’t find a way out. Or, more accurately, they can’t find a way in! A jumbled, packed and disorganized closet is daunting when:Trying to get dressed every morning Doing laundry Cleaning house Getting ready for a special event Imagine a […]
Most families have both organized individuals and messy individuals and they don’t always live in sweet harmony. Constantly tripping over someone’s shoes in the middle of the floor gets old and can lead to retaliation. (Don’t try this at home.)
The neatnik hides one shoe so the messy goes
crazy looking for it The messy leaves the […]
Once upon a time a misguided soul came up with the idea of spouses not exchanging holiday gifts to save money. But “I won’t get you anything, and you don’t get me anything” is a recipe for disaster!
One of the two won’t live up to the bargain and will buy a heartfelt gift.