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Holy moly, YES! Mount a paper towel holder out in the garage to hold garbage bags. Rejoice in the little things in life. Image courtesy of Pinterest. Of course.

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A disorganized clothes closet can make every morning a headache as you try to figure out what to wear, let alone FIND that certain garment you had in mind. An organized clothes closet makes getting dressed feel like a daily step into a high-end boutique. But how do you get to that boutique-y feeling? Here […]

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If you are a parent to a school-age child or children, Back to School Week is a huge week for you. It’s exciting, scary, expensive, stressful and thrilling all at once. And it completely tests your organization skills. If you are a parent who struggles with organization, starting a new school year can be really […]

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Organizing idea of the week: DIY cubby unit

by respaced on June 19, 2013

Do you have an older home that has no hall closet but opens instead directly into your living room? Not much fun to trip over piles of shoes when you come home, is it? That’s why this might be a great DIY solution for you. Three bookcases have been painted and screwed together to form […]

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So let’s say you are one of those people who likes to have multiple projects going on at once. And as a result, you have a bazillion pieces of papers, scribbles on sticky notes and ripped-out magazine articles to accompany each project. And let’s also say you are a highly visual person who is deathly […]

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It’s that time of year again when the kidlets empty out their desks at school, bring home all of the year’s schoolwork and artwork and leave it in a huge pile on the kitchen table. Kind of makes you want to light a match to the masterpieces and walk away, doesn’t it? If you are […]

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Don’t buy this, do buy this

by respaced on June 7, 2013

Don’t buy this: You’re looking at future clutter here once the turtle fad dies (is that even a thing right now?) It’s a polyresin gold turtle shell meant to hang on your wall or adorn your coffee table from the Nate Berkus line at Target. It’s creepy, it’s bizarre, and it’s a $39.99 dust-catcher.   […]

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  I get asked all the time about how to keep track of all of the family’s to-do’s, their various schedules, the chores — all of those essential tasks for running a household. That’s why this DIY kitchen command center from Girl Loves Glam is so brilliant! She has separately framed a calendar, a chore […]

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Okay, all you chronic magazine-article-ripper-outers, I know you are tired of having torn out pages of magazines sitting on your counters and collecting dust in massive paper piles. You read the magazines, you want to save the articles because you want to go back and read them again or because you want to try out […]

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Have no money? You can still get organized!

by respaced on February 22, 2013

Organizing is about making room for what is important in your life and finding the time and space to live out your values. It shouldn’t have to cost you a lot of money, because the focus is on paring down what you own, not adding to the clutter by buying additional containers and devices. So […]

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