Organizing Tips

Shop With This or Without That

By |January 22nd, 2015|

Maybe this has happened to you before. You’re on your way home and you realize you need to stop at the store to pick up a handful of things — a missing ingredient for dinner, laundry […]

One-Year Organizing Plan + Free Printable

By |January 16th, 2015|

I recently blogged about how to achieve goals by breaking them into small chunks and tackling them a little bit over the course of time. This is the approach I’ve used the past two years to […]

The Pros + Cons of Decanting

By |December 23rd, 2014|

Do you decant?

Picture an organized kitchen. Does the image in your mind include a pantry full of matching, neatly labeled containers? For a lot of people, the answer is yes. In fact, shelter magazines and Pinterest […]

5 Simple Ideas for Last-Minute Holiday Shopping

By |December 19th, 2014|

I’m finding it hard to believe, but this weekend is the last weekend before Christmas! If you still have shopping left to do, don’t panic. Instead give these ideas a try to streamline your last-minute gift […]

Flip Your Stack of Paper

By |December 10th, 2014|

During the course of preparing for the holidays (decorating, tidying up for guests or holiday parties, etc.) chances are that you’ll encounter a stack of paper that needs to be sorted through and dealt with. You […]

Five Quick Decluttering Projects to Clear Up Space in Your Kitchen

By |December 4th, 2014|

Does your kitchen have what my friend calls a “scary cabinet,” stuffed with perilously stacked items? Or a drawer crammed so full that it’s hard to open—or to find anything inside?

It’s easy to accumulate kitchen items, […]

7 Ways to Have a Happier Holiday

By |December 2nd, 2014|

If you find yourself in the midst of this holiday season wishing to trade in all the hustle and bustle for a bit more happiness, you’re not alone!  Here’s a collection of some of my top holiday planning tips to help you create a merrier season.  […]

Holiday Planning Tip: Is it time to change your traditions?

By |November 19th, 2014|

I’m sure you’d agree that traditions are part of what make the season so meaningful and memorable. Activities like cutting down a fresh tree, going to the Christmas Eve candlelight service, visiting Santa, and decorating your […]

The 4 W’s of Holiday Planning

By |November 7th, 2014|

The holidays are designed to be a magical time of year, filled with time spent with loved ones relaxing and enjoying each other’s company. But for so many of us, the holidays turn into a time […]

7 Tips to Save Time in the Kitchen

By |October 31st, 2014|

Whether you love to cook or simply do it out of necessity, you’ll enjoy cooking more when the process is organized and efficient. Here are seven easy-to-implement ideas to help you get organized and save time […]