Monday 19 February, 2018

10 Common Decluttering Mistakes, Part 1

Declutter your home in a day …declutter your home in 30 days …declutter your home in 15 minutes a day …These are all systems which people use to help them tackle the seemingly monumental task of getting rid of what they do not need. It is possible though to try any or all of these […]


Monday 12 February, 2018

What Is More Important: Organizing or Decluttering?

Thinking about decluttering and organizing your home? Organizing and decluttering are two closely related activities, but they are not the same. Nonetheless, many people tend to mix them up. They may use the terms interchangeably, approach them in the wrong order, or think that one is vastly more important than the other. Given that, you […]


Monday 05 February, 2018

How Plastic Containers Can Save You Money

Usually you don’t think about spending money as a way to save money, but in some cases, that is exactly what the right purchase ends up doing—cutting costs later down the line. When it comes to saving money with home organizing, few purchases are going to go further than a set of storage bins. If […]


Monday 29 January, 2018

8 Hidden Clutter Areas in Your Home to Organize in 2018, Part 2

Looking for ideas for decluttering and organizing your home in 2018? A great place to start is with “hidden” clutter zones which are easily forgotten and neglected throughout the year. In Part 1, I talked about the following hidden clutter areas: 1. The Mudroom 2. Kids’ Schoolwork 3. Small Under-the-Sink Storage Zones 4. The Pantry […]


Monday 22 January, 2018

8 Hidden Clutter Areas in Your Home to Organize in 2018, Part 1

It is now 2018, which means it is time to get organized for the new year. This is right around when people love to make big New Year’s resolutions, but seldom follow through on them. And that is understandable—getting organized is always a big chore! That is why I came up with this list of […]


Monday 15 January, 2018

6 Plastic Bin Resolutions for 2018

Happy 2018! What are your New Year’s resolutions for organizing this year? Do you plan to tidy up the den or the garage, re-organize the kitchen, or finally take care of that clutter in your bedroom closet? Whatever your plans, one thing you should consider doing is taking a close look at how you are […]


Monday 08 January, 2018

Should You Use Plastic Containers As Planters?

If you are into gardening, and especially if you are an urban gardener without a lot of space to work with, you may have thought of using plastic containers as planters. There are a lot of reasons why using plastic storage bins as planters is a tempting idea. Plastic tubs are cheap, they’re lightweight, they’re […]


Monday 01 January, 2018

Try Plastic Bins for Worm Composting! Part 4: Getting Set Up

This will be the last article in my series on using plastic storage totes for worm composting. If you haven’t yet, go back and read Part 1 for an introduction to worm composting. Part 2 will teach you the benefits. In Part 3, I briefly introduce you to several different worm composting systems which use […]