Monday 13 August, 2018

How to Set Organizing Goals, Part 2: S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Want to know how to get organized at home? You may start by looking up the best home organizing tips, but how much thought have you given home organizing goals? In How to Set Organizing Goals, Part 1: Why You Need Goals, I shared why it is important to set concrete goals: • Short-term goals […]


Monday 06 August, 2018

How to Set Organizing Goals, Part 1: Why You Need Goals

If you feel like you are living in a pigsty, you may be looking for the best home organizing tips. But while you are searching for free organizing ideas, have you taken the time to actually think about your organizing goals? Far too many people start out on the journey of home organization without clearly […]


Monday 30 July, 2018

6 Reasons Plastic Bins Make the Best Planters, Part 2

Have you ever thought about using plastic bins as planters? Plastic may not be the first material to pop into your head when you think about gardening, but plastic bins for gardening have a number of unique advantages over ceramic, wood or other materials. In Part 1, I shared the following 3 benefits: 1. Plastic […]


Monday 23 July, 2018

6 Reasons Plastic Bins Make the Best Planters, Part 1

Thinking about purchasing some plastic bins for gardening, but not sure if you should consider going with another sturdier material like ceramic or wood for your planters? It is understandable that you might consider these options, considering that plastic is flimsy and can break—but plastic bins provide you with quite a few significant benefits which […]


Monday 16 July, 2018

Make a Garden Fountain Using an Old Plastic Bin

If you have ever wanted to put a fountain in your garden, you have probably already figured out that this can be an expensive and rather involved project. This is true whether you are going to go the DIY route or you have been thinking about purchasing a fountain which is already pre-made and ready […]


Monday 09 July, 2018

Use Your Plastic Bins to Create Easy Furniture

When you think of clear plastic storage boxes, you probably do not think of furniture. But maybe you should. After all, a lot of outdoor furniture for your lawn or patio is made of plastic anyway. Plastic is not the most sturdy material for furniture, but it is affordable and versatile, and it can stand […]


Monday 02 July, 2018

What Is The Best Way to Reheat Food in a Plastic Container?

A lot of people wonder, “Can you heat plastic containers in the microwave?” The answer to that question is “yes,” so long as you are purchasing microwave-safe plastic food containers. But when it comes to reheating food in plastic food containers with lids, you may not be sure of the best approach to take. The […]


Monday 25 June, 2018

Should You Use Mod Podge or Tape when Decorating Plastic Bins?

If you are looking up ideas for decorating plastic bins, you will find that a lot of ideas involve attaching contact paper, wallpaper or other beautiful paper to the inside of the containers so that the colors and patterns show through the clear plastic. Some tutorials advise that you use tape, while others advise that […]


Monday 18 June, 2018

Plastic Bin Decorating Idea: Weave Ribbons or Fabric

Plastic bins may be useful, but are they pretty? Usually not. They generally look quite bland, if not downright unattractive. That might be fine in your garage, but what about the plastic storage containers for clothes, food and more in your bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, living room, and other area of the house? You have gone […]


Monday 11 June, 2018

How Can You Put Holes in a Plastic Bin?

If you have purchased plastic containers for use around the home, there are a number of situations where you might end up wondering how to make a hole in hard plastic. If something will be living in the bin for example, it might need air holes. Or you could be looking to punch holes in […]


Monday 04 June, 2018

Ideas for Hiding Recycling and Trash Bins

Do you have a set of recycling and trash bins sitting out in your yard or next to your driveway? They may be convenient, but there is no denying that they are an eyesore. If you are looking for a creative way to help them blend in with the scenery, there are plenty of ideas […]


Monday 28 May, 2018

Easy Tips for Home Recycling

In search of at home recycling tips? Whether you are struggling to declutter on your own or you are having a hard time getting your family onboard with your home recycling plan, these tips for recycling at home should help you get on track. • First of all, reduce the influx of new items into […]


Monday 21 May, 2018

Tips for Dropping Off Items at Recycling Facilities

Whether you are decluttering your home or decluttering your storage unit, chances are good that at some point you are going to find yourself with some recyclables. In some cases, you may be able to have them picked up from the curb, but in other situations, it makes more sense to head to your local […]


Monday 14 May, 2018

Tips for Freeing Up Space in Storage Units

Looking for storage unit tips and tricks? Whether you are searching for a way to squeeze all of your excess possessions into your current unit or you are hoping to downsize to a smaller and less expensive unit, there is a lot you can probably do right now to free up space in your unit. […]


Monday 07 May, 2018

Spring Retail Display Ideas, Part 2

If you are getting ready for spring at your retail store, it is time to jazz up your window! Creating congestion in pedestrian traffic zones is the first step to pulling customers through your doors. In Spring Retail Display Ideas, Part 1, I shared a number of ideas for spring-themed window displays. These included incorporating […]