Monkey Bars … and they aren’t for exercising!

Do you know that 25% of people with two-car garages don’t have room to park cars inside them and 32% only have room for one vehicle.  U.S.  Department of Energy.  Are you one of those families? Organizing your garage is a space that should not be neglected just because it’s not your day to day “living space.” Spring is here and…

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Children’s Important School Work

It’s really almost here … the First Day of School. Today is August 20th and many schools have started already. Are you ready? Or are you starting to feel overwhelmed by the routines, scheduled activities and the abundant of papers that will come into your home? Of course our children (and even parents) think all that paperwork is critically important…

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Organizing for the Holidays – What To Do In November!

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is just weeks away and Christmas and Hanukkah are right around the corner. Are you ready? Are you beginning to feel overwhelmed? Is there a pit in your stomach beginning to form? Are you dreading the Holidays … even at this point? Are you a “last minute” shopper? Well don’t let old habits get…

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Simplest Tip for Organizing!

Yesterday I spent a part of my day doing laundry. Don’t like to be doing work (unless totally necessary) on a Sunday. Saturday is my laundry and clean house day. But I was gone most of Saturday having a little fun with some neighbors and then tending to my mom’s needs. So Sunday was my laundry day. After I had…

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Children’s Artwork and Paperwork – How to Organize!

As a continuation from my last Blog Post on Children’s Toys – How to Organize!  I want to continue with children and organizing their Artwork. This is an area many parents struggle with … especially if they have a large family. It truly is impossible to store every art piece from every child for the 18 years of their educational/school…

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Children’s Toys – How to Organize!

Toys are one of the hardest areas to deal with in the home as a parent. The littler your children are, the bigger the toys. As they get older, the toys get smaller. At least you have that to look forward to. But what can you do now to manage all these toys and create a home that doesn’t feel…

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On The Road Again – Doing Summer Traveling!

Spring is here and full blown in CT. Yesterday it was in the 80’s. Don’t want to be one to complain of beautiful weather. But to me it’s ridiculous. Just the day before I woke up and it was in the 30’s in the morning. I had to turn the heat on … just for a few minutes to get…

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Small Steps/Big Results!

When we have organizational projects in our home, we can sometimes feel so overwhelmed by the massiveness of it. We become paralyzed and we stop in our tracks to only allow the clutter to get bigger and bigger. But there are some steps that can be taken that will help to STOP the clutter from even starting. But you must…

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White Storage Bench can be used to help organize your home

Winterize and Organize Your Clothes!

Last week I talked about winterizing your home (for those who live in climate change areas) to ensure your home was ready for the cold weather. This week let’s talk about getting your clothes ready for the winter. You may not yet need the heavy wools, scarves, hats and gloves. But getting them out and ready are always a good…

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Getting Ready to Get Back to School!

It’s that time of year where the sun is changing direction and there is a twinge of fall approaching. I don’t know if it’s just me and if you feel the same but something changes in August around mid month. Maybe it’s just my mind doing a paradigm shift to get ready for what September holds. For many it’s getting…

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