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Friday, February 28, 2014

Organizing Ideas For The Weekend: More Awkward Kitchen Cabinet Ideas!




Happy Friday!  Time for another organizing idea for your weekend!

Earlier this week I shared some tips for organizing awkward or hard-to-reach cabinets in your kitchen.  But since my kitchen may not have the same awkward cabinets as yours, I wanted to show you some more ideas I found on Pinterest.

Hopefully these ideas will help for any "challenging" spots in your kitchen that may not have been covered yet in my kitchen organizing tips series!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Tips for Organizing Awkward and Hard-to-Reach Places in Your Kitchen



What do you store in your "hard-to-reach" cabinets?  You know those awkward cabinets like the one above your fridge that you can hardly reach?  Or cabinets with vents in them?  What about the shallow drawer under your stove? 

I've shown you most of my kitchen cabinets now and I've shared LOTS of tips already.  Today I want to show you my over-the-fridge cabinet, my over-the-microwave cabinet, and the drawer under my stove, and give a couple more tips to help you organize those awkward and hard-to-reach places in your kitchen. 

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

365 in 365 Declutter Challenge: February Update





How is your decluttering going?  It's the 56th day of the year today so your target for 365 Items in 365 Days is to have purged 56 items by now.  Don't worry if you're behind though... there's still lots of time to declutter!


Our 365 Items in 365 Days Facebook group has been growing a lot lately!  It's so exciting to be part of such an encouraging and motivating group of people who are all decluttering their homes and their lives. 


I've been a little quiet on the blog here lately... and that's because in addition to the purging I'm doing in my own home, I've been busy the last 2 weeks helping both a colleague and my parents declutter their homes in preparation for selling, staging, and moving in the near future.  They've all done a fabulous job and it's rewarding to be able to help them achieve their decluttering goals.  I really can't say which I like more... decluttering my own home or helping others declutter theirs!

But since it's nearly the end of the month, here's my February update on everything I've purged in the last month!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Tips for Organizing Under The Kitchen Sink




Is the cabinet under your kitchen sink a catch-all for anything you don't know where else to store?  Do you find it hard to organize because of the odd shaped pipes and tubes? Are you afraid to look under your sink because an avalanche of stuff may fall out?

Under your kitchen sink is an obvious place to store dish-washing and kitchen cleaning products and supplies.  Many people have garbage cans and recycling containers under their kitchen sinks too.

But what else is hiding there?  Is there someplace else those items can be stored so the space under your kitchen sink will be more useful?

Today, I'm continuing my kitchen organizing tips series, sharing organizing tips to maximize the awkward space under your kitchen sink.

Friday, February 14, 2014

Organizing Ideas For The Weekend: School Lunch Containers




Happy Friday!  Time for another organizing idea for your weekend!

Is making school lunches one of your least favourite chores?  Maybe you started out all gung ho in September, but as the year progresses it's becoming more tedious to get those lunches packed every day.

For many people, it's hard to come up with creative and nutritional food ideas that your kids will actually eat.  Well, I'm not a food blog, so I'm not going to share ideas for what to pack in your kids' lunches. 

But, one way you can simplify the process of packing lunches is to have all your lunch containers organized.  It will save you time and ease your frustration so you can focus on the actual meal you're sending with your kids!

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

10 Ways Your Clutter May Be Costing You Money




Is your clutter costing you money?  Have you ever thought about it?  Whether you have a little clutter or a lot, you may be losing money by having it in your home!

Don't believe me?  Here are 10 ways that clutter may be costing you financially.

Monday, February 10, 2014

Check out These Printables I'm Going To Use from the Printable LOVE Bundle!



You may have seen my post on Friday about the Printable Love Bundle sale that's on right now.




Today I wanted to share some of the ways that I plan to use some of the printables in this great bundle!

Friday, February 7, 2014

Printable Love FAQ



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Amazing Organizing Printables Bundle to Help You Get Organized!


You've seen me sharing my excitement about this amazing bundle of organizing printables for a few days now, and today I'm SO excited to finally be able to share with you what's included!

If you want to get organized in nearly any area of your life, there's something in this bundle for you.  It's going to blow your socks off.  Read on for all the details of what's included and how to get it!

Printable Love Bundle


Thursday, February 6, 2014

Tips to Declutter Counters to Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger!




Do you have a small kitchen?  Or does it feel small because you have too many things in it? 

During my kitchen organizing tips series, I've shared several times that my kitchen is very small.  It's a walk-through galley style kitchen with cupboards and counters on each either side, with a breakfast nook on one end and a dining room on the other.

But, over the last month or two I've been intentionally decluttering kitchen items (always step one when I'm feeling overwhelmed!).  And, I've been actively looking for ways to get things off our counters and other surfaces so there's less visual clutter and I don't feel so crowded in my kitchen.

Today I'll share a few tips to help you do the same!


Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Want to Get Organized?



Do you love printables to help you stay organized?  
Have you been meaning to create a home management binder to help you stay on top of everything but you just haven't had the time to do it?  
Do you pay late fees because you've forgotten or misplaced bills or are your financial records a mess?  
If you're a blogger, have you been thinking about setting up a blog planner to stay on top of everything related to your blog?  

If you answered "Yes!" to ANY of these questions, then you will love the printables bundle sale that starts on Friday!



Saturday, February 1, 2014

February Family Goals Printable




It's the beginning of a new month and that means a new Monthly Family Goals printable for you!  I can't believe it's been a full year now since I started sharing these printables with you.

I hope you've found them useful in helping you live more intentionally as a family and achieving your goals together!