This is the first year that my little one has truly gotten into the holiday spirit. When you are young it is a time of excitement and magic, but it doesn’t always feel that way as an adult. Recently a friend and I were lamenting the general sense of stress that pervades this time of year. […]
It seems like every year the holiday season arrives earlier than before. The day after Halloween, my mother reported that the local pharmacy was all decked out in red and green. One of my favorite radio stations has already begun playing Christmas music all day. It seems every business or organization suddenly is decked in […]
Let’s face it, many of us just don’t know how to organize properly, especially in large areas like the garage. We may be fine with cleaning and decluttering, but when it comes to a true garage organization plan, we just don’t have one. A simple redesign of your garage can make all the difference. Try […]
If nearly perfectly paved, often twisty roads, wooded scenery, lots of lakes and a great storage solution all sound like a good formula for your motorcycle enthusiasm… we think so to! Riding a motorcycle is one of the most fun things you can do, but we think organizing our garage is to!
And it’s time to spruce up, clean up and tidy up! Debris has a tendency to infest a yard over the course of the winter months. We know all too well that spring cleanup is a messy affair… with all of the crouching, lugging and dragging of tree branches, winter mulch and even trash that can […]
A closet and dresser clean-out anticipates the new season and gives even the most frazzled folks a sense of organizational accomplishment. Follow these 4 primary tips to maximize your closet space and welcome the next season… Rotate off-season clothes out of your main closet and dressers. Sort and purge – if you haven’t worn it […]
When the leaves start changing, don’t just grab the football and stand there. “Tackle” your organizational plan by putting your summer toys in bins, on shelves and in storage. Likewise, when warm weather replaces cold, it’s time to move the sleds into storage and break out the pool toys and camping gear for summer.
In order to get your garage organized for the fall and winter, organize your space in a way that makes it easy for you to do the things you need to do, yet be able to get to the items you need easily. Bring the lawn rakes, trash bags (for the leaf piles) and snow […]
It never fails. A few times every year you go to dig out the sweaters and ornaments, or shorts and gardening gear, and discover a mess. Over the months you’ve moved boxes around that you forgot to label, boxes have ripped or gotten wet, or you’ve just plain lost some things. If you’re like me, […]