7 Ways to Help Kids Keep Their Rooms Organized

The following post is from Becky of Organizing Made Fun: We need to teach our children to organize. But, if we don't make it easy for them or actually teach them, we can't expect them to keep their rooms organized. Here are seven ways to help kids keep their rooms organized: 1. Teach them {young} how…

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Seasonal Organizing Disorder (SOD)

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: It feels like with every new season, my aspirations far exceed my and time and energy.  In this age of social media, we’re bombarded with images of beautifully organized spaces, and it’s easy for feelings of comparisons to creep in.  Today, for the sake of explanation,…

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7 Tips for Cleaning Out and Re-Organizing Your Pantry

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: That, right there, is my pantry "before." This fall, I'm doing a lot of food preserving.  I've already canned over 60 quarts of tomato sauce and a dozen or so quarts of applesauce (with many more to come).  In addition to all my canning, and…

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Organizing School Papers

The following post is from Becky of Organizing Made Fun: My two kids started school a couple of weeks ago! It's exciting to start a new school year but with it comes a LOT of school papers. Over the years I've worked on ways to overcome this source of "evil" in my home. Organizing the…

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Give Me Five: Simple Organizing Projects to Do When You Have 5, 10, or 30 Minutes

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: Have you ever decided to tackle a large organizing project, take everything out, empty drawers, move furniture, and then something interrupts the process and you’re sidetracked and the stuff gets stuffed back into the room and the organizing ‘event’ passes. When we’re busy, finding time to organize…

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The Philosophy Behind Organizing Your Way

This blog originally launched as Organizing Your Way in December of 2008. Although we've expanded the number of topics we cover, my philosophy has stayed the same, and I think it applies to more than just organizing your home. To put it lightly, I am a type-A, structured, organized person by nature. I believe that…

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Quick Tip: Pack a To-Go Bag for Easy Outings

Although we are out of the diaper bag stage and the things we need to take with us on outings is much less than it was when we had several kids under three, we still have a list of things that are helpful to have when we run out for a playdate, family outing or…

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6 Ways to Keep Your House Organized {Organizing A Little Every Day}

The following post is from Becky of Organizing Made Fun: I'm often asked how I can keep my house looking so clean all the time. It's no secret that I enjoy organizing, but I also really don't like cleaning for days on end. My habit of choice is to do a little bit everyday. Organizing…

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Giveaway: $100 AmEx Gift Card from Apartment Guide

How would you use an extra $100 around your home? We've got another great giveaway from Apartment Guide, so it's time to start dreaming! Apartment Guide wants to help you make the most of your space while living on a budget, and I love these recent tips they've shared: Keep Your Dogs Cool This Summer…

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Clean Your Bathrooms in 15 Minutes (or Less)

The following post is from Becky of Clean Mama: I enjoy the process of cleaning and keeping a home, but bathrooms are my least favorite rooms to tackle.  To keep the process a little bit easier, I clean them every Monday and tidy up the counters and toilets as needed through the week.  I don't…

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