Spring Cleaning Party: Toys, Toys and More Toys

Keeping kids toys organized is definitely an ongoing process and one that will probably be repeated over and over until your kids are grown and gone. However, having a simple organizational system and reducing the number of toys in your home will help keep the clutter to a minimum and make it easier for children…

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Spring Cleaning Party: Getting Control of the Kids’ Rooms

Depending on how many children you have and how long it's been since you've really cleaned their rooms, our task for today and tomorrow could keep you very busy! We're tackling our kids' rooms to declutter, organize and clean them. As with every other area we've done so far, kids' rooms come with their own…

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Spring Cleaning Party: Bathrooms That Sparkle

Are you ready to finish your spring cleaning this week? Today, we're focusing on the bathrooms in our homes. Tsh has some great tips for keeping clutter to a minimum. I especially love her description of "meta-stuff " and letting your space determine how much stuff you have rather than letting the stuff determine your…

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Decorating to Declutter: Creating an Organized and Beautiful Space

I'm excited to share this guest post from Angie at The Creative Mama with you. Angie and I are lot alike in our quest for organized and simple homes, but there's one big difference between us – Angie's ability to make anything beautiful. I've shared before that my focus is almost always on function, with…

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Spring Cleaning Party: Deep Cleaning Your Living Room

How did your clean sweep go yesterday? Are you ready to get down to the nitty gritty details and tackle your home room-by-room now? Don't forget to take before/after shots of your living area today to share over at The Art of Simple! When it comes to spring cleaning, I think our main living area/family room…

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Spring Cleaning Party: Choosing Your Cleaning Supplies

Will you be joining the Spring Cleaning Party at Simple Mom next week? I'm excited to deep clean my house and continue my mission to declutter before our next baby arrives later this summer! If you plan to participate, it's important to spend some time this weekend gathering the supplies that you'll need for the…

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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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