Maximizing Your Kitchen Space: The Power of Creating Zones

If you ask a group of organizing experts what their number one recommendation for having an organized kitchen is, chances are a good percentage of them will tell you about the importance of zones. In fact, as it happens, I did ask a group of organizing experts for their recommendations, and that is what many…

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Question of the Day: What Kind of Food Storage Containers Do You Use?

In the six-and-a-half years that I've been married and managing my own household, I've never owned nice food storage containers. I've used the "throwaway" Glad containers (without actually throwing them away!), a cheap set from Ikea and most recently, old sour cream, ricotta cheese and yogurt containers. They've all worked just fine, and I figured…

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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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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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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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