Spring cleaning: day eight

Alright, today’s the last day for the kids’ rooms. Yesterday, I focused on sorting and organizing my kids’ clothes, and I also highlighted some of my preferences on storing books. Today, I’ll focus on toys and craft supplies, some of the most challenging clutter monsters of all.  Mandi at Organizing Your Way shares some great (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day seven

Today’s area to tackle are the kids’ rooms. There will be lots of variations for this, as each family is so different – depending on how many kids you have, their ages, and how their living arrangements are set up, this could take you an hour, or it could take you days. And as a (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day six

Today’s focus is the bathrooms and linen closets. These tiny rooms can easily wreak a lot of havoc in an otherwise organized home, because they serve as storage for a wide range of products. From half-used toiletries, to hotel freebies, to medicine, to extra sheets, bathrooms can be filled to the brim with clutter. Let’s (read more…)

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Weekend links

Photo by Oakley Originals Simple Mother’s Day Non-Gift Ideas :: Serene Journey 3 Great Reasons to Choose Cloth Diapers :: This Natural Life How to Build an Emergency Fund When You Don’t Have Extra Funds :: Heart(h) Management Quiet Time Bins :: Keeper of the Home Notes to Other Spouses from My Husband :: The (read more…)

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Spring cleaning: day five

Today’s the last day on the kitchen! It feels really good to have the hub of the home cleared and ready to use, and to know where all the cooking tools are. Since the food is inventoried and ordered, it’s much easier to organize everything else. I can’t emphasize enough how important the decluttering phase (read more…)

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