Category Archives: Toys/Kids

Classic Landing Spots for Clutter

  Car If you work out of your car, commute long distances or your kids are in a lot of activities and sports, your car or minivan is bound to reflect it. Some of us feel like we spend more … Continue reading

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Children’s Room: De-clutter and Organize [Guest Post]

Do you have children? Is their room a disaster? Kid’s rooms get messy with the blink of an eye. It may seem that no matter what you do or how often you clean, the clutter of a child’s room can … Continue reading

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7 Habits to Start the School Year off Right

  Decide on ONE family calendar, whether it’s electronic or it hangs on the wall in the mud room. Get into the habit of writing every last parent or kid commitment onto the calendar. If you can review the day’s schedule with family … Continue reading

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Compartmentalize to Organize says it well. To compartmentalize is to separate into distinct parts, categories, or compartments. In a nutshell, that is a huge part of organizing. We separate out things, stuff, chaos, parts, pieces, and just about anything into categories … Continue reading

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Organizing With Your Kids

I recently organized with an 11 year old and a 14 year old. We went through their closets and organized their rooms. Both were excited to have one-on-one attention from an adult who wasn’t their mom or dad. They listened … Continue reading

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Getting Kids to Pick Up their Bedrooms

“Go clean your room” “Pick up your bedroom” “I want to be able to see your floor when I come in to check” If you have school age children or highschoolers, I’m sure these resonate with you. It was no … Continue reading

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While Your College Student is Away

Four Options for Your Student’s Room You may be an empty nester or a semi empty nester. In either scenario, there’s a bedroom that is empty and void of your high school student. He or she is now at college … Continue reading

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Using Toys To Touch Others

Organizing Toys Gives Back This Holiday Season After leaving my organizing appointment yesterday, I was reminded Christmas is right around the corner. Yes we have about nine weeks, but it will be here sooner than we realize. The family I … Continue reading

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Mudroom Mania

You’re not alone, if you haven’t cleaned out the coat closet or mudroom to make room for summer. Scarves, mittens and hats are still floating around and it’s June. This mom was very organized and made this spare bedroom closet into her off season mudroom. Instead of having everything cluttr up the mudroom, she shifted things… Continue reading

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Making Room for Baby

Creating Special Storage Spots for Baby Expecting your first baby? With a slow housing market, many couples are choosing to stay put in their condo or apartment. It may be easier to organize, downsize, and make room for a new family member instead of selling and buying a home. Prep and organize space around the home to make the tranisition smo… Continue reading

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