6 Weeks of Special Cleaning Projects

6 Weeks of Special Cleaning Projects

On a daily basis I try to stay on top of keeping things picked up and floor and counters clean, which keeps it from feeling chaotic, but I needed to develop some kind of schedule to do some special cleaning projects and deep clean some rooms even further than a daily clean. After a summer […]

From Mess to Less: Dealing With Kids Toys

From Mess to Less: Dealing With Kids Toys

One of the top questions I get asked about whenever I talk about getting rid of stuff and wax poetically about less stuff, more happiness, is “What do you do about all the kids’ toys?” I don’t know that I know a perfect solution.  We have three boys who LOVE their stuff, and an ample […]

How to Organize a Messy Purse

How to Organize a Messy Purse

I used to carry tiny little purses. Then I had kids. Now I just can’t leave the security of a big purse behind.  It holds the necessities – like my money and my phone – but it also holds numerous niceties that make traveling with children easier. I’ve had more than one friend and family […]

Decluttering a Messy Pantry

Decluttering a Messy Pantry

It doesn’t seem to take all that long for our pantry to be what my husband lovingly refers to as a “Swiss Watch of Doom,” and since I’d already defrosted the freezer, I figured it was high time for me to tackle the rest of our grocery stockpile by decluttering our messy pantry.