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Posted on Dec 16 2013 - 7:00am by Michael James
Comments Off on Storage and Organizing Product Best Finds

  Photo via Ikea The universe of storage and organization products is enormous. From sideboards to shower racks, you can easily find solutions to every storage problem. But which boxes, bins, barrels, and baskets are right for you? I’ve searched out a few winning products, one for each room of the house. ...

Posted on Nov 13 2013 - 7:00am by Guest Contributor
Comments Off on The Phenomenon Known as Organization Envy!

Kim Rohrer blogs at Kim’s Kitchen Sink about everything interesting including things like knitting, gardening, baking, technology, and friendship. A friend and I were recently discussing the phenomenon known as Organization Envy. It’s what happens to all of us when we ooh and aah over gorgeous spaces that we don’t actually believe we could ever have. And no,...

Posted on Nov 12 2013 - 12:03am by Guest Contributor
Comments Off on One Man’s Trash is a Charity’s Treasure – Tips for Donating Your Excess Items

Have you ever had some stuff that you knew you didn’t need any longer, but you also couldn’t bring yourself to throw it out? It might be something where you know a person could benefit by having your item, but you didn’t know who that person was or how to get it to them.   Before you give up and just toss out the item or leave it in the back...

Posted on Nov 1 2013 - 7:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on How to Pack it Up: Organizing Your Child’s Lunchbox

Staying organized when your child’s in school is full of challenges, but organizing your child’s lunchbox shouldn’t be one of them. Just follow these easy steps to pack healthy lunches your kids will love. Step One: Set Out Lunchboxes Photo via Amazon.com First, set out your kid’s lunchboxes in front of your preparation area. This will give you a visual...

Posted on Oct 2 2013 - 12:00pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on Get Organized for Seasonal Storage

  It’s unbelievable to think about, but with the start of September fast approaching, it means that the summer is quickly coming to an end. It’s time to start preparing for school and getting those fall and winter items ready. Here are a few simple tips that are going to help you get organized and prepared for the fall season while getting rid of the clutter. Take...

Posted on Sep 6 2013 - 12:15pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on RV Emergency Kit: What To Pack

In an ideal world, every vehicle would have an emergency kit stowed in back. In reality, most drivers keep nothing more than a spare, a jack, and maybe some jumper cables. Either that or a AAA card. RV owners can’t get away with that kind of blasé attitude. RVs really cover the miles; something is sure to go wrong eventually when you’re on the road for days or...

Posted on Aug 19 2013 - 6:02pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on Unique BBQ Tools

Ah, summer! The mercury is rising and the smell of grilling meat is in the air. No doubt you’ve already fired up your own grill and are eagerly planning your next session over the coals. But before you get knee-deep in hot dogs and hamburgers, consider whether you’ve really got the right—or at least the most creative—tools for the job. The Internet is a treasure...

Posted on Jul 31 2013 - 10:36pm by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Sustainability in Action: The Small House Movement

It’s no secret that consuming tons of stuff isn’t a sustainable way for us all to live on this planet. Yet Americans tend to fill up their houses and garages with piles of things they may not need, and then rent storage units for the overflow. All that stuff takes energy to create and transport and has to go somewhere when it’s discarded. And the bigger and...

Posted on Jul 29 2013 - 11:08pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on At Last, Back To School Organizing Tips

Back to school season is just around the corner and if you’re like me, you dread the chaos that comes with it. The laidback routine of summer falls by the wayside as everyone in the house files in all directions. Make your back to school season a little saner with these organizing tips: Create a Homework Station Photo via Homemadesimple.com Kids need a quiet, well-organized...

Posted on Jul 23 2013 - 7:00pm by Guest Contributor
Comments Off on Camping Gear Storage and Organization (Bonus: What You Should Pack)

Kim Rohrer blogs at Kim’s Kitchen Sink about everything interesting including things like knitting, gardening, baking, technology, and friendship.   If you’re like me, you’ve amassed quite a collection of gear over the years…and if you’re like me, you might not have a beautiful suburban garage in which to store said gear. In a small apartment,...