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Comments Off on DIY Gifts from the Heart: Celebrate Your Valentine’s Achievements

A gift from the heart is always appreciated, but what if the gift you get your valentine could actually help them in their future? Whether 2016 is the year they want to land a dream job, get in shape, or start planning a family, you can make a long-lasting gift that says you understand and appreciate their goals. Help your valentine take the first step to achieving...

Posted on Jan 29 2016 - 8:28am by David Decker
Comments Off on Family Storage Tips to Save You Money

Children cost a lot of money. If you’re a parent thinking about having a second (or third) child, you’re probably already worrying about the stress of buying all the supplies you need before the baby comes…and after he or she gets here. But there are a few ways to save some cash by re-using items you have in storage. Here are our tips for saving money on your...

Posted on Jan 19 2016 - 8:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on 5 Tips to Keep Your House Organized in the Winter

Forget spring cleaning. What about winter organizing? Make sure you start this year off on the right foot by preparing for winter in the best way. Keep yourself and your family organized, and fend off those winter blues. Create a family calendar for 2016. One easy way to ensure that you stay organized, not only this winter but all year long, is to implement a family...

Comments Off on The Ultimate Declutter Guide: Tips on How to Organize

Every New Year, one of the most popular resolutions is to finally get up and start cleaning out your home. Whether that means throwing away unnecessary items, giving away old clothes hiding in your closet, or storing items for the future that you might not have room for now, the task at hand can be daunting if not approached in the right way. Luckily, there are some...

Posted on Jan 6 2016 - 1:30am by David Decker
Comments Off on The Mental Benefits of Decluttering: Why You Should Start Now

Decluttering your home can have a great effect on your life. You’ll be able to find and access your items much more quickly and with little hassle. But more importantly, organizing your house has been shown to have an effect on your mental health and well-being. Here are some other benefits: You’ll concentrate better. A study at Princeton University proved that...

Posted on Dec 30 2015 - 7:18am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on How to Set the Best New Year’s Resolutions

2015 is coming to a close, and 2016 is waiting! In order to make it your best year yet, you have to pick a great New Year’s resolution that will not only make a big change in your life, but is also something that you’ll stick to and follow for the next 12 months (and hopefully more). If you’re unsure what to pick to make the most out of 2016, here are a few...

Comments Off on Ways to Prepare Holiday Decorations for Storage

Decorations are a very big part of holiday traditions to many people. So you don’t want to pull your favorite ornaments and wreaths out of storage only to find them broken or damaged! With these steps, you’ll ensure that all of your items remain safely intact all year long, so you’ll have the best holiday season possible next year. Artificial Trees Decide...

Posted on Dec 7 2015 - 5:01pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on The Perfect Gifts to Make for Loved Ones

This time every year, many people start to get nervous about finding the perfect gift for their loved ones. Instead of rushing out on Black Friday to score the best deal on a television, why not make something from the heart? Items come and go, but things you make with love will be treasured for years to come. Here are some DIY gift ideas to ensure that your family...

Posted on Nov 17 2015 - 7:33am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on 5 Ways to Save Thanksgiving Recipes

Memories last forever, but recipe cards don’t. Flipping through old recipes may give you flashbacks to tender turkey dinners at your grandma’s house, but recreating her legendary mashed potatoes for your children may be a hassle when the handwritten cards are faded, fragile and covered with foreign food splatters. Give your recipes a longer life with these ways...

Posted on Nov 4 2015 - 6:15am by David Decker
Comments Off on Maximizing Space in an Older Home

There is nothing like an old home. The lovely character, the rich history, the ample space. Oh wait. Character? Yes. History? Yes. Space? Uh. For most people opting to live in an older home, space is one area on which you often have to compromise. Most older homes do not have the wide open spaces of new-builds, but the small nooks and crannies shouldn’t be overlooked....