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Posted on Apr 9 2012 - 2:05pm by Lisa Zaslow
Comments Off on Kitchen Organization Tips: Make Cooking Easier

Whether you want to prepare gourmet meals or just get dinner on the table quickly, organizing your kitchen will make it easier for you to cook. Clear clutter. Mysterious items can migrate to the backs of cabinets and the depths of drawers. Clear out things that you never use and you’ll find you have more space than you thought. Toss orphan plastic container...

Posted on Apr 6 2012 - 1:55pm by David Decker
Comments Off on Past Media Joining the Digital Age

I have boxes and boxes of old photos and home videos from my growing-up years. Once a year, I get a bee in my bonnet to look through all of them and spend a few hours down memory lane. These photographed memories are priceless to me. They are also extremely vulnerable. Fire, flood, theft, or any number of natural disasters could permanently destroy them. Even a rogue...

Posted on Mar 23 2012 - 10:20am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Do It Yourself – Mudroom Organization

After reading all of the recent Extra Space Storage blog posts about organization, I have come down with a case of organization FEVER! Having bought our first home last year, my wife and I are slowly but surely going room to room organizing and decorating to our tastes and desires. One of the first areas we decided to tackle was our pantry. When walking in from the...

Posted on Mar 19 2012 - 1:54pm by David Decker
Comments Off on Organizing Children’s Spaces

As a child, it didn’t matter how many times my mother helped me clean up my room, because 24 hours later it was as though a tornado had played with every toy and tried on every clothing item and dropped it on the floor. Maybe that tornado looked a little like me, but a bit smaller. If only the magic of Mary Poppins were real in cleaning up children’s rooms. Snap...

Posted on Mar 12 2012 - 10:05am by Joshua Zerkel
Comments Off on 4 Easy Ways to Spring Clean Your Office

Spring cleaning sounds great, but I’m not sure where to start.Start with whatever area is bothering you the most – maybe the top of your desk or your overflowing storage area – or with whatever area you think will be easiest to tackle. Working on either one of those areas will be satisfying and will give you the oomph you’ll need to keep going. How...

Posted on Mar 5 2012 - 1:00pm by Lisa Zaslow
Comments Off on Get Organized for Spring Cleaning

As winter thaws and the days lengthen, the ritual of spring cleaning begins. This year, turbo-charge your seasonal spruce-up and get organized for spring. It’s a great time to clear clutter and re-organize so that you have easy access to the things you’ll use most often as the weather warms up. Clear Clutter Think of it as spring clearing – clear...

Posted on Feb 27 2012 - 1:18pm by Lisa Zaslow
Comments Off on Eliminate Time-Wasters: The Easiest Way to Improve Productivity

When you think about improving your productivity, do you think you’ll need to learn a complicated time management system or that it will require expensive new technology or software? Good news: you can improve your productivity by simply addressing common time-wasters. After working with hundreds of clients one-on-one, I’ve found that there are common ways that most people waste time. Follow these tips and you’ll be able to get more done in less time. As an added bonus, you’ll probably find you have more energy,...

Posted on Feb 24 2012 - 11:30am by Tim Eyre
Comments Off on How to Keep Playrooms Organized

As parents with a playroom for our kids, my wife and I are happy, carefree beings walking on clouds. Right? Sure! Having a well-used playroom is good for the rest of the house, but what about keeping the playroom organized? I firmly believe in that old saying about a place for everything and everything in its place. Sure, the playroom is a fluid environment. Things...

Posted on Feb 23 2012 - 7:37am by Tim Eyre
Comments Off on Unusual but Brilliant Stuffed Animal Storage

The world of stuffed animals keeps getting more complex. In addition to the beloved teddy bear, kids today can cherish a stuffed animal of almost any type – from a blue-footed booby to a Pekingese! And don’t forget the cartoon and movie characters. It’s easy to get nervous as your child’s stuffed animal collection grows, and there’s good...

Posted on Feb 15 2012 - 1:28pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on Cut Grocery Bills; Cut Coupons

The prices of groceries are surging. This past September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that retail grocery prices had risen 6.3% from the previous year. Many are suggesting that the current trend will raise grocery prices another 4% or more. There hasn’t been inflation like this since the 1970s. (source: WSJ) If you keep in mind that each percentage...