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Category Archives: Organization

Make it your happy place

I’ve written about my cousin Gayle’s 1200-square-foot townhouse before (read original post “Living Clutter-free” here). She’s an organizational genius and (in my opinion) gives Martha Stewart a run for her money (yes Gayle bakes too!) Recently, … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · 5 Comments

Unconventional Thinking for a Clean Kitchen Counter

If your kitchen counter is like most, it’s like the community dumping ground. All the mail, including magazines and daily newspaper gets piled there. Keys, cellphones,  clean dishes, and bread … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Easiest Way to Clean Under the Kitchen Sink

One of the most ignored places in your entire house is under the kitchen sink. Why? Because it looks like this. There’s always awkward pipes making organizing a challenge. It’s one … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Never have a messy desk again

In February of 2014, I reorganized my desk and created a neat, organized work space. Unfortunately, it only lasted a week. My downfall was two-fold: One, I thought the job was complete. And two, I … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

How To Make Your Pantry Work

Even with my busy life, I always thought I had a pretty well-organized pantry. That’s because 20 years or so ago, I invested in modular Tupperware. Even purchased the pantry labels. … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The little book that will change your life

I have read oddles of books and articles on organizing and decluttering over the years, although you would never guess by looking at my desk. Every time I declutter, the clutter … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Cabinets of Curiosities

Happy May Day! With Mother’s Day right around the corner, you might want to start planning on how you’re going to celebrate Mom’s big day. The last thing you want is … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Four Simple Ways to LOVE Your Home

If January is all about fresh starts and new beginnings, then February is about love and passion. Sure, Valentine’s Day is next week, but why should romance be limited to … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Before & After: The decluttered desk

I “try” to live a clutter-free life at home. Since I sew, my craft area is usually a disarray of fabrics and unfinished projects. But other than that, everything else … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Are you a basket case?

I have to admit I have an affinity for baskets. I love them all – from the big ones that hold a week’s worth of laundry to the little ones … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · Leave a comment
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