A Helpful Guide to Owning Fewer Toys

The following post is from Joshua of Becoming Minimalist: Toys. Sometimes, they feel like they are everywhere. And with the holidays right around the corner, that feeling is likely going to be around awhile. Unless, of course, we do something about it. Just to be clear, although we have taken a number of steps to reduce the…

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Printable Labels for Books, Toys, School Supplies + More

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: Get organized and keep track of your stuff with these fun labels in a variety of designs. Whether you're looking for a generic "property of" label or specifically for book labels, we've got you covered. These print on Avery Mailing Label 8163 (or…

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Organizing and Decluttering Children’s Toys: The Ultimate Guide

In the wake of Christmas or "birthday month" in September (when three of our girls celebrate their birthdays in a span of three weeks), I always find myself wondering if I'm ever going to get the toys organized and put away. With two aunts, three sets of grandparents and several sets of great grandparents and…

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Project Simplify: Kids Clothes & Toys

All month, I'm participating in Project Simplify over at Simple Mom. Each week for five weeks, Tsh is sharing a new hot spot and inviting readers to join her in decluttering & simplifying that space. I'm excited to be participating and decided that I'd give you a peek inside our home with vlogs instead of…

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Gift Guide: Classic Toys from Your Childhood

In our house, the most played with toys, hands down, are our Little People sets. Our girls have afternoon quiet time by themselves every day, and these gets chosen by someone almost every day. Everyone likes them, from the baby to the six year old. I wish they still made the wooden ones like the…

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Gift Guide: Tech Toys Gift Guide

Looking for a gift for the tech lover in your life? Here are my top picks for this Christmas! If you're not already a member, be sure to sign up for a FREE 1-month Amazon Prime trial, which will give you FREE two-day shipping from now through Christmas at Amazon.com so that you can take…

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Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas: Children’s Toys
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Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas: Children’s Toys

Today is day ten in our two-week Christmas series: Organizing Your Way to a Simple Christmas. One of the hardest parts of Christmas for me is dealing with the aftermath. Not just taking down decorations but finding a place for all of the new stuff, most notably all of the new toys my girls get.…

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Reader Question: Organizing Bath Toys

Last week I received an email from Nikki wondering if I had any suggestions for organizing bath toys. I promised her an answer this week, and I wanted to share it here in case anyone else is wondering the same thing. I hope you all will have some suggestions to add as well! Before my…

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Creative Strategies for Organizing Outdoor Toys

Wow, y'all had some creative and frugal ideas for organizing outdoor toys, and I wanted to highlight a few of those here: 1. Hanging milk crates. Just recently got so tired of toys all over my backyard that I found three old milk crates and hung them on the fence. It cost be about $6.00.…

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Question of the Day: Organizing Outdoor Toys

How do you organize your outdoor toys? Do you have a designated toy storage area? Do you limit the number of outdoor toys your kids have? Do you store sports equipment separately from everyday toys? What's your biggest challenge when it comes to storing outdoor toys? What's your best piece of advice for others trying…

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