Declare Your Independence From A Messy Garage

In both the U.S. and Canada, July is independence month. July 1 is Canada Day, celebrating the three colonies becoming Canada, and the Fourth of July marks the beginning of independence for the new United States. Freedom and independence are cherished and celebrated the whole month with flags flying, parades, speeches, get-togethers of all kinds, […]

Decorate for the Holidays with Kids’ Craft Projects

Nothing says “holiday cheer” like the box of ornaments and decorations that grows every year with new additions from crafty family members. Who doesn’t have a hand turkey, tissue paper ghosts and bread dough and popsicle stick ornaments? Half the fun of decorating around Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah is reliving the fun times […]

Get Your Kids’ Closets Ready for Back to School

Summer is still sizzling, but back to school is just over the horizon and now is the time to start thinking about what needs to be done to have your kids ready for the big day. Traditions swirl around the first day of school and some families have fun traditions to help everyone ease back […]

Seven Garage Storage Ideas for Every Home

The popular game show, Family Feud, gives a good look into society’s psyche through surveying a large studio audience on random questions. To the question, “What do you keep in your garage?” the top answers are not so surprising…cars, tools, bicycle and lawn mower. Of course, we can add to the list with skateboards, motorcycles, […]

Custom Pantry Design Ideas for Safe and Sane Food Storage

Food and pantry storage calls to mind different things for different people. It can mean anything from storing enough food to get your family through the Apocalypse to just making sure there are enough chips and drinks for your next pool party. Depending on lifestyle and available space, here are some food storage attitudes to […]

Help Your Kids Have a More Organized, Stress-free Back-to-School Experience

Just as a new job brings levels of change into an adult’s life, a new school year can make life a little more challenging for the kids. There are lots of new things on the horizon to deal with:

New teachers
New subjects to conquer
New schedules and locker combinations to learn
New fellow students […]

Garage Shelving Ideas to Help You Get Organized Fast

Garages, as we know them, have only been around since the early 1900s when automobiles were invented.  Prior to that, horse and buggy owners made sure that stables for the horses and carriages were far from the house due to the, um, “exhaust” of the one-horse-powered vehicles.

But the love affair between man and automobile brought […]

Father’s Day Gift Certificates: The Right Gift for Any Dad

Father’s Day rolls around once a year and the focus is totally on DAD, showing him how special and important he is:

Dinner at his favorite restaurant
Thoughtful gifts that say “I love you”
Treating him to a game or sporting event

Consider how great it would be to make every day feel more like Father’s […]

Easy Home Organization Ideas to Streamline Housecleaning

Housecleaning, and especially spring cleaning, can seem like a never-ending process and sometimes the sheer magnitude of the task makes us put it off, but that only makes it worse. Out of sight, out of mind may work with some things, but not the buildup of clutter, dust and dirt in the home. There are […]

Give the Gift of Home Organization this Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

Holidays, anniversaries and birthdays are gentle reminders of important events that most of us would probably forget. They cause us to pause and say thanks to people we love and celebrate the blessings that we enjoy. Honoring parents on Mother’s Day (May 8) and Father’s Day (June 19) with gifts and particular attention are […]