Archive for January, 2017

Monday 30 January, 2017

Come Up With a Seasonal Storage System, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, I talked about why it isn’t a good idea to store your seasonal items pell mell by just throwing them in the attic or the closet—and why leaving them out all year is an even worse idea because they just get in your way. Now I want to talk […]

Monday 23 January, 2017

Come Up With a Seasonal Storage System, Part 1

Chances are good that there are a lot of items that you only use part of the year—sometimes only for a month or two, depending on where you live and what kinds of holidays you celebrate. If you live in a snowy climate, or even just a place that sometimes gets really cold over the […]

Monday 16 January, 2017

Quick Spring Decluttering Checklist for 2017

Are you busy creating your spring cleaning checklist for 2017? If not, you had better get to it! Springtime will be here before you know it, and if you want to keep those New Year’s organizing resolutions, it will need to start now with a plan. One of the best spring cleaning tips I can […]

Monday 09 January, 2017

Quick Spring Cleaning Checklist for 2017

We’re still in the midst of winter, so you can relax a little while longer before you pull out those mops and dusters, but soon enough it will be spring, and that means it will be time to clean, declutter, and organize. Many years, we take a casual approach to spring cleaning. We wipe down […]

Monday 02 January, 2017

Create an Organizing Calendar for 2017

What were your New Year’s resolutions this year? Did a few of them involve getting organized around the home? If so, what have you actually done so far to tackle those resolutions? Don’t be too ashamed if your answer is, “Not a whole lot.” A lot of people make big plans in January, only to […]