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Apr 5, 2019
10 Questions To Ask Before Marie Kondo-ing Your Life
It's the trend thats swept the nation since Tidying Up with Marie Kondo appeared in our Netflix recommendations — minimalism. You may only know of minimalism through the context of art or music,...
Mar 14, 2019
How to Fold T-Shirts Like an Army Soldier to Free Up Space in Your Drawers
Once you know how to fold shirts fast for travel, you'll never again spend 15 minutes huffing and puffing, trying to shut your overstuffed suitcase. Plus, you can use this laundry-folding hack to...
Feb 19, 2019
15 Sneaky Causes of Clutter You Can Conquer This Spring
Can clutter actually lead to unhappiness? It seems like a dramatic statement, but there could be a lot of truth to these words. According to psychologist Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D., the...
Feb 19, 2019
4 Laundry Room-Organization Tips to Keep Your Messes at Bay
Pretty much every home has one of those rooms — a designated space for the things that don't live anywhere else like laundry, tools, vacuum cleaner, cleaning supplies, wine racks, and everything in...
Feb 16, 2019
Revamp Your Kitchen This Spring with the 12 Best Kitchen Island Carts
With spring only a couple weeks away, there's one thing on many homeowners minds: makeovers. Spring is a notoriously famous time for home renovations, whether it be simple spring-cleaning...
Feb 8, 2019
8 Essential Tips for Living an Organized Life
Self-confessed stationery addict Beck Wadworth is the founder of blog and brand An Organized Life, and a pro at planning ahead. It's Wadworth's amazing organizational skills and passion for...
Feb 1, 2019
Why the Marie Kondo Method Doesn't Work for Everyone — And What to Try Instead
We love us some Marie Kondo, but honestly, who among us has the energy to follow her instructions to the letter? Pulling out every single item in our home and deciding if it "sparks joy?" Cleaning...
Jan 24, 2019
7 Tips for Making Everything Fit When You're Downsizing
Homes that feel spacious and ignite admiration for their intimacy and efficiency are about making the most of the area, emphasizing their style potential, and getting clever with your possessions....
Jan 21, 2019
How to Organize Your Wardrobe in 4 Simple Steps
For many of us, a new year means taking the time to tackle our homes with a solid Marie Kondo-inspired declutter: It's out with the things that don't spark joy, and in with harmonious organization....
Jan 14, 2019
5 Life-Changing Lessons to Learn From Marie Kondo’s Netflix Series
Marie Kondo's new Netflix series Tidying Up has finally hit our screens and, like the rest of the world, I'm hooked! I don't know what I love more, seeing how messy some homes are and feeling...
Jan 8, 2019
7 Amazing Planners That Will Help Keep 2019 Calm and Chaos-Free
Whenever a new year rolls around, many of us start thinking of ways to make it a more efficient and productive one than the year before. Investing in a planner is a great way to keep things on...
Jan 3, 2019
20 Simple Tips Professional Organizers Swear By
We'd all like to be more organized. We'd all like to be that person: the one who never forgets her kids' sunscreen, who pops dinner in the slow cooker before heading to work, whose house never...
Jan 1, 2019
10 Decluttering Tips to Give Your Home a Head Start in 2019
January brings with it the perfect opportunity for fresh starts and new beginnings. For those among us who want to kick off 2019 with a home free from clutter and mess, never has there been a...
Dec 29, 2018
3 Tips to Help You Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions
So you’ve vowed to improve your fitness, spring clean your lifestyle, and pay off your credit card. Whatever your New Year’s resolution is, the sad truth is that come January, a vast majority will...
Dec 23, 2018
5 New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Actually Want to Keep
We doubt there’s a single person who isn’t guilty of breaking one (or all) of their New Year’s resolutions by January 31 — after all, we’re only human, and avoiding drinks during the...
Dec 19, 2018
17 Genius Party Hacks to Make Hosting a Breeze This Holiday Season
So, you've decided to put on a party. Congrats! You're about to have a whole lot of fun. Entertaining for friends and family is supposed to be fun, but too often it can turn into a stressful...
Dec 13, 2018
4 Ways to Be the Ultimate Host This Holiday Season
Amid the craziness of Christmas parties here, there, and everywhere, we sometimes focus too much on the "there" and "everywhere" that we forget about the "here" — as in, the parties at your own...
Dec 6, 2018
4 Lists You Need to Make for a Chaos-Free Christmas
It's the most wonderful time of the year again. But instead of "Ho ho ho!" I hear people ask "How how how?" How has the time flown so fast this year? How am I ever going to get this mountain of...
Nov 27, 2018
Why We Can Only Make a Certain Number of Decisions Per Day
Do you ever get the feeling after a busy day at work or running around after the kids (or both!) that if you're asked to make another decision, your brain might just explode? Even deciding what's...
Nov 24, 2018
5 Areas of the Home to Reorganize for Winter
Winter has a habit of creeping up quickly and catching us off guard. We do very little to prepare for its arrival and suddenly, on a particularly brisk day, we're scrambling to pull out dusty...
Nov 16, 2018
2 Simple Steps for Simplifying Your Morning Routine
There's no such thing as a smooth morning routine — or is there? Our alarms go off at 6:30 a.m., the chaos of the morning begins, and we always feel like we're running late. Either one of the kids...
Oct 30, 2018
How to Stop Hoarding Nostalgic Items and Keep What Really Matters, According to an Organizing Expert
Ready to take control of your clutter habit? Peter Walsh, expert organizer and author of Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight: The Six-Week Total-Life Slim Down ($4.95, Amazon), created this guide to...
Oct 28, 2018
5 Common Clutter Zones — And How to Give Yours an Uplifting Makeover
The end of 2018 will be here before you know it, so why not start your new year off right with a good ol' fashion clean out? But don't rush to the punch just yet. As the saying goes, "one man's...
Oct 10, 2018
5 Tidiness Tips We Can Learn From Marie Kondo That Will Freshen Your Home in a Flash
Marie Kondo is a organizing expert who has developed a radical new technique for decluttering our homes. She has written two books on the subject — The Lifechanging Magic of Tidying Up: The...
Aug 17, 2018
9 Ways to Tidy Your Financial Paperwork and Stay Sane
Whether you're fully committed to the KonMari method, or your journey to decluttering is still beginning, many of us struggle to keep one area of our lives calm, clear, and organized: our...
Jul 22, 2018
7 Ways Color-Coding Can Organize Your Life
They're the two little words that can divide crowds: color coded. But whether you swear by the organizational powers a few hues can bestow, or shudder at its mere mention, there's no denying that...
Jun 26, 2018
7 Spaces That Will Give You Serious Organization Envy
Channel your inner Marie Kondo and let these so-organized-it-hurts spaces inspire you to declutter and organize your home with creative storage solutions and a minimalist approach to...
Jun 8, 2018
4 Simple Steps to Getting the Organized Garage of Your Dreams
Ah, the garage — it's easy to view the space as a dumping ground. Rarely seen by guests, it's a place where odds and ends are left when they have nowhere else to go, and where tools and gardening...
May 14, 2018
The Best Place to Store Medicine Is Not the Bathroom Cabinet
Do you face an avalanche of orange bottles every time you open your bathroom cabinet? Then you need an Rx for how to organize medicine. Keeping your medications, vitamins, and creams in a...
May 2, 2018
15 Best Nursery Closet Organizers for a Neat and Tidy Baby Room
We all set out to have the tidiest baby room ever, but without the best nursery closet organizers, the harsh reality is that we’re soon swamped in baby clothes, toys, and general baby stuff (oh, so...