Maximizing Your Kitchen Space: Thinking Through Your Needs

It's the week many of you have been waiting for, the start of our series on Maximizing Your Kitchen Space! Having an organized kitchen makes cooking – and even cleaning up – easier and more enjoyable, and we'll be looking at a lot of different strategies and ideas to make the most of whatever space…

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Organizing Your Purse: A Step-by-Step Plan

We've thought about the role and function purses play in our lives as well as looked at different products that make organizing your purse easier, but if your purse is currently a mess, what are some steps to not only clean it out, but actually get it organized so that it stays that way? 1.…

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Question of the Day: How Do Your Organize Your Clothes in Your Closet?

I've been wondering this since our Rotating Seasonal Wardrobes series: How do you organize the clothes in your closet? Do you hang them by style? By color? In whatever order they come out of the laundry? Are you happy with your system? Can you find what you're looking for most of the time? What would…

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Organize Your Purse: Products to Help You Stay Organized
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Organize Your Purse: Products to Help You Stay Organized

Can I tell you a secret? I actually don't carry a purse. Ever. We keep a diaper bag in the car, and I throw my wallet in there, but that's it. I usually put whatever cash or cards I need in my back pocket, my keys in my front pocket with my cell phone and…

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10 Ways to Get Motivated

Last week I asked the question, "How Do You Handle Lack of Motivation?"   There were a variety of answers in the comments with some great ideas for getting motivated. I tend to take a break and find something enjoyable to do until my motivation returns (even if that means I wait until the next…

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Organizing Your Purse: Thinking Through Your Needs

Size What size purse do you carry? Is it the right size for the things you carry? Is it too big or too small? If it was bigger, what else would you carry? If it was smaller, what would you take out? Function Do you use your purse to carry everything for everyone? Just for…

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Join Us for a Party…A Spring Cleaning Party, That Is!

Tsh at Simple Mom will be hosting a Spring Cleaning Party the first two weeks of May, and if you're looking for some motivation to declutter, organize and clean your home, be sure to head over for all the details on how you can participate as well as to purchase a copy of her ebook,…

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The Importance of a Routine

If you read many organizational or home management blogs, chances are you've seen this topic covered before. The reason it's covered so often, of course, is that it works! Having a routine in place, which is different than a rigid schedule, gives everyone in your home an idea of what to expect and when to…

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10 Home Office Organizing Tips from Peter Walsh

A couple of weeks ago, I had the privilege of reviewing Office Max's new [IN]PLACE System by Peter Walsh (yes, the Peter Walsh, as seen on Clean Sweep and Oprah) and attending an exclusive webcast where Peter answered our questions and shared tips for getting organized. Here are the top 10 tips I took away…

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Question of the Day: How Do You Handle Lack of Motivation?

I suppose I could make this a poll, but I'd rather hear from you in the comments, and I've posted my response to get the conversation rolling (so please don't leave me hanging!)... How do you handle those days when you just can't seem to get motivated? Do you push through and go about your…

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