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 […]
Every year more Americans are working from home. Depending on what reports or studies you read, anywhere from 3.9 to eight million people are working at least part-time from home. The benefits of working from home will continue to increase those numbers:Increased productivity and efficiencyLower stress levelsNo commuting time and expenseAppeals to Millennials and older workers alike Make […]
Along with the fun of the holidays, wintertime brings some challenges that are not as enjoyable or short-lived. Winter is the official forecast until March 20, the first day of Spring. This means that for a few months we’ll continue to battle varying degrees of cold, drafty doors and windows, snow banks, icicles, slush, mud, rain, black ice on […]
Sometimes just one small thing can be the catalyst for great change. For instance, if wrapping holiday gifts brought you to the point of making a New Year’s Resolution to get organized, that’s perfectly understandable. Consider the job of wrapping presents:To the desk for tape To the kid’s room to hunt for the scissors To the top […]
If getting your home organized in 2018 was one of your New Year’s Resolutions, how did that go? Are you living clutter-free with everything in its appointed place?
Closets are neat and tidyThe garage organizes and stores all your stuffYour family room would make Martha Stewart smile
Maybe you’ve gotten some areas squared away but are still […]
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.
It may be difficult to imagine “holiday entertaining” and “easy” in the same sentence, but don’t despair! There is no real law that says you have to turn yourself inside out over the holidays trying new and complicated recipes. You’re entitled to as much holiday fun as everyone else, so here are some suggestions from […]
Can you believe it’s already October? That means the frenzied and fabulous holiday season is literally days away, beginning with Halloween on October 31. Then comes Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa and the New Year. Now is a good time to start thinking about ways to make your holiday entertaining easier and more fun […]
One thing the tiny house movement has done, besides creating new TV shows and the on-going conversation about its credibility, is reawaken an awareness of dual-purpose spaces and multi-function furniture. More and more people are looking at their existing space with an eye to getting better function from the space they have, by doubling up […]
One of the biggest advantages to an organized home is that you can take a day off every now and then without worrying about chaos taking over. You can even take the entire Labor Day weekend to enjoy the fruits of your labors the rest of the year. Sit back and relax and enjoy a […]