More Than Resolutions: Go Green

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! The worldwide movement toward living a more sustainable life continues to grow, and it's no longer just for hippies or granolas. As a Christian, I believe that God created this beautiful world for us to use but wants us to take care…

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More Than Resolutions: Take the Trash Challenge

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Last year I introduced The Trash Challenge, my own attempt to be more  aware of what we were throwing away and decrease our amount of trash to one bag per week. However, despite my realization that I needed to finally take the…

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Quick Tip: Reuse Small Containers for Convenience

The other day, Tanna at Complete Organizing Solutions mentioned that Play-Doh is a summer sanity saver. I couldn't agree more, and it's an activity we pull out almost every week. I know that many people make their own Play-Doh, but I'll admit we prefer the convenience and even the texture and classic smell of regular…

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The Trash Challenge: What’s In Your Trash?

Last week, I introduced The Trash Challenge. Funny enough, although I started off whining explaining that we are still filling 4-6 bags a week, we only ended up with 2 bags. I was very careful not to change any of our habits during the week, and I think that the switch back to cloth diapers…

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Join Me for The Trash Challenge

I've spent a lot of time over the past few weeks wondering what exactly fills our trash bags each week. We've switched back to cloth diapers. We recycle cardboard, plastic, glass and aluminum. We repurpose and reuse as much as we can without adding to the clutter in our home. And we've cut down on…

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