Holiday Planning

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge — Day 24

By |November 19th, 2011|

Day 24:  Set Up a Quick-Clean Mini Zone in the Guest Bathroom
Today’s challenge is to set up a quick-clean mini zone in your guest bathroom. The idea is to corral into a bucket (or other favorite […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Day 23

By |November 18th, 2011|

Day 23: You Choose
Remember back on Day 2 of the challenge when you created a list of trouble spots? Hopefully by now we have addressed many of those through this challenge, but it’s likely that you […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Day 22

By |November 17th, 2011|

Day 22:  Set up a holiday card mini zone
How did you do with yesterday’s paper clutter challenge? I hope it went well and that it provided you and your home with a bit of relief.

Today’s challenge […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Day 21

By |November 16th, 2011|

Day 21:  Declutter Paper
I find that one of the most common sources of clutter in the home is paper clutter. And the worst part about paper clutter isn’t how it looks, it’s how it feels. Stacks […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Day 20

By |November 15th, 2011|

Day 20 – Declutter + Organize Board Games
Over the holidays, I love to play board games and card games with my family. In fact, when my sister and mom come to visit, one of the big […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Day 19

By |November 14th, 2011|

Day 19:  Declutter the Family Room
In my home, the family room is a place we spend a lot of time during the holidays, and all winter long, for that matter. So as we prepare our homes […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Days 17 + 18

By |November 12th, 2011|

Day 17: Deep Clean Floors
I’m able to vacuum over spots on the carpet without really even noticing them. That is, until I’m vacuuming just before guests are expected. Then suddenly I realize I’ve got more scrubbing […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Day 16

By |November 11th, 2011|

Day 16: Declutter the Guest Room
Today’s challenge is to prepare for overnight guests. Even if you are not expecting guests at this time, getting your home guest-ready will mean you can easily extend an invitation (and […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Day 15

By |November 10th, 2011|

Day 15: Declutter Disposable Party Supply Goods
If you are entertaining during this holiday season, spend time decluttering your paper plates and napkins, plastic cups and plastic silverware. Estimate your number of guests and add the items […]

Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays: 28 Day Challenge – Welcome!

By |November 10th, 2011|

Welcome to the simplify 101’s blog Creative Organizing. If you’re new to our blog, we’re in the middle of a 28-day series of blog posts designed to help you get your home holiday-ready. If we start today, […]