How NOT to Move!I recently had 15 days to move from Sutherlin, OR to Stayton, OR. Trust me, it was not enough time. Being 62 and having no help, it was a comedy of errors to be sure. So here are some things I learned that I want to share with you.
Don't Accumulate Stuff, Give It AwayWhen my father passed over a year ago, my husband and I were faced with the daunting task of cleaning out his house to sell it. We live in another state and it took us much time and money to get this done, almost a year in fact.
Organizing Clothes the Smart WayIt's the time of year where back to school, moving to a new apartment, or just making good use of your space is at it all time high. There are good tips to make more room, sort out the old, and shop your closet, hopefully saving you time and money.
Organize Your ClosetI sorted my children's closets. I had four boxes for sorting things: toss, donate, keep, and a box for things that belong somewhere else in the house.
Organizing Your Book CollectionMost book lovers eventually encounter the same problem sooner or later: how to organize their book collection. If you have a few books then this might not be such a problem.
Organizing Your Children's ArtworkWe all want to save all of our children's art work in the beginning. We "ooh" and "ahhh" and proudly display them on our desks and refrigerators.
Organizing Your ClassroomOne of a teacher's biggest challenges is figuring out how to organize their classroom in order to make it more conducive to learning. Children, especially young children, need to feel stimulated and comfortable in a classroom.
Organizing Your FreezerDo you have stuff in your freezer that's taking up a lot of room, making you unable to get to the things that you need right away? Do you forget what you have in your freezer because you can't see it? If so, then it's time to organize!
Organizing Your Music CollectionIf you're a music lover and you've got hundreds of CDs or thousands of downloaded tunes then keeping them organized so that you can actually find what you want when you want it can be daunting.
Organizing Your RefrigeratorIf you're like most people, keeping up with the organization of your refrigerator is one of the last things on your mind. We generally tend to forget about our refrigerator until there is a problem, like we suddenly need to put something in it and there's not enough room.
Organizing Your Bedroom ClosetYou can never have too much space in your closet! If you're looking for ways to organize your bedroom closet to get the most use out of a small space then keep reading. The following suggestions might just help you find the room that you need.
Organizing Painting Tools and SuppliesOrganizing your painting tools and supplies not only makes it more convenient for you to find them when you need them, but makes it safer for your materials as well. Whenever you're dealing with flammable substances it's always better to keep them separate and in safe locations.
Organizing a Home OfficeWhether you have an entire room in your house devoted to your home office, or even just a desk in the corner of your kitchen or bedroom, organizing it is essential to finding the things that you need when you need them.
Organizing an ApartmentIf you live in a small apartment, you might find that organizing it and keeping it free of clutter can be difficult. Where do you put all of your stuff when you don't have enough room to store it in?
Organizing MagazinesDo you have tons of magazines that you want to keep but don't know what to do with? Are your magazines taking over your living room or other areas of the house that you didn't particularly want them in in the first place?
Office Organizing FunIt's fun to organize your office and enjoy crafting at the same time. These crafty ideas will not only organize your desk but also keep children busy while you finish some of your paperwork.
How to Organize Your Golf BagThere are no hard and fast rules when it comes to organizing your golf bag. Stowing your clubs and accessories in a logical way may not reduce your score, but it can have a positive impact on your game.
Pack Travel Basics In AdvanceWith vacation time just around the corner, now is the time to start planning what you want to take with you. There are a few things you can have ready ahead of time that will end up saving you valuable minutes as you're doing your final packing.
Second String JerseysAfter making an investment on a jersey or other fan apparel, is there an alternative to wearing it with its original intention? What about the jersey that is torn, worn, or too small? How can $150 stretch to its fullest life span?
Recycle, Get Organized and Save MoneyEvery day people throw out product packaging and then turn around and purchase boxes, bins, and caddies to organize their homes. Instead, reuse the things that you're about to throw away, things that will fill landfills otherwise, and use them to save money and organize your home.
How To Use ThriftyFun EffectivelyWe all love ThriftyFun, right? Lots of times I have thought, "WOW, I would never have thought about that", "What a cute idea" or "What a great tip". I vow that this is something I am not going to forget.
Organize Your Closet for LessThe key to a happy closet is organization, but sometimes that price of that organization doesn't make you happy. There are alternatives to these often pricey shelving systems and organizers.
Tips from a Reforming Pack RatThis is an organizing tip from a reforming pack rat that will also save you lots of money. It is a fun challenging idea. We love it!