Ten Things to Purge From Your Garage NOW

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10 things to purge from your garage NOW

Share this: Spring is nearly here, as my children keep reminding me. Time for some spring cleaning. Or making good on those New Year’s resolutions to clear out the clutter. Either way, here are ten things to purge from your garage NOW. If you don’t have a “garage,” substitute “attic” or “basement” or “junk closet” – wherever you… Continue reading Ten Things to Purge From Your Garage NOW




Baby in a Small Space: Five Hacks to Save Room (and Money!)

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Share this:It’s a fact of life. As the crowded image above suggests, baby gear takes up a LOT of space. So how do you manage a baby in a SMALL space? We were facing this prospect when I was pregnant with Kimmie, and my husband and I were still living in his bachelor pad. We… Continue reading Baby in a Small Space: Five Hacks to Save Room (and Money!)




Laundry Hacks I Love: 15 Laundry-Room Must-Haves

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Share this:Or laundry-routine must-haves, if your laundry “room” is the nearest laundromat. These laundry hacks have saved my clothes more than once over the years. They’ve also helped keep the girls’ fave outfits in the rotation, especially after major mealtime mishaps. Far as I’m concerned, keeping things organized around a home with small children starts in… Continue reading Laundry Hacks I Love: 15 Laundry-Room Must-Haves




It’s Spring Cleaning Time: A Shout-Out From The Trenches

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Share this:Hey there, peeps! How goes your spring? You may have noticed I’ve been kinda quiet of late. It’s not on purpose – but life has been filled with my own form of spring cleaning. My mother has held many jobs in her life, both as a working professional and a professional volunteer. Yet at… Continue reading It’s Spring Cleaning Time: A Shout-Out From The Trenches




Give Your Kids’ Closet A Makeover This Weekend With DIY Shelving

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Share this:When I was discussing a draft of my shelving post with my friend and fellow blogger Liz Ellsworth, she asked what my favorite DIY shelving project was. That’s easy: any closet I’ve customized. There have been quite a few now, starting with the fixer-upper condo that was my first venture into homeownership. I’ve always… Continue reading Give Your Kids’ Closet A Makeover This Weekend With DIY Shelving




Lessons Learned from Baby Consignment Stores

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Share this:You may have already read my other post about my first forays into the world of cashing in on old baby gear through brick-and-mortar consignment stores. For a while, this system worked reasonably well for me. I offloaded lots of baby clothes and outgrown toys, and made enough money that I was able to… Continue reading Lessons Learned from Baby Consignment Stores




Thinking About Consignment? Five Tips to Help You Decide

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Share this:Anyone who’s been a parent for any length of time has probably faced the eternal dilemma of modern parenting: how to keep from drowning under all that baby stuff, toddler gear, and related parenting paraphernalia you are no longer using. At some point, containing the clutter and organizing your abode simply isn’t enough; it’s… Continue reading Thinking About Consignment? Five Tips to Help You Decide




Need More Storage Space? Try Looking Up

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Share this:The New Year is here; perhaps you’re cleaning house as part of some New Year’s resolution. If so, or even if you’re still just dealing with the aftermath of holiday gift-giving, you may be on the hunt for more (or better) storage in your home. If you feel stuck when it comes to adding… Continue reading Need More Storage Space? Try Looking Up




The Organized Home with Kids: Why Baskets Rock

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Share this:As I mentioned in a recent post, I adore baskets. Baskets were a part of my life before I became a mom, but in retrospect, I think my pre-parenthood self was only scratching the surface of their full potential. While I love an organized home, getting mine to that state is a constant, ongoing… Continue reading The Organized Home with Kids: Why Baskets Rock




The Functional Home: Stay Organized and Clean, Even with Baby and Kid Stuff

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Share this:First, a confession: Much as I might wish otherwise, much as I might aspire to live differently, my home does NOT look like a photo spread in Better Homes and Gardens. It’s a constant work-in-progress. And while I like to think I’m always moving forward, the reality is that it feels like an endless… Continue reading The Functional Home: Stay Organized and Clean, Even with Baby and Kid Stuff