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From Mess to Less: Dealing With Kids Toys

by Christina Brown 7 comments
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 […]

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How to Organize a Messy Purse

by Christina Brown 2 comments
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 […]

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Cheap Food Storage Container Ideas

by Christina Brown 4 comments
Cheap Food Storage Container Ideas

One of the most frugal things you can do is to buy food in bulk when it’s on sale. But if you don’t have a good way to store that food, it could go to waste. There are plenty of food storage containers and pantry organizers on the market to help make sure that doesn’t […]

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What’s in Your Junk Drawer?

by Christina Brown 2 comments
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My husband is a regular contributor to a radio talk show.  Each week, he’s given a topic to discuss. It’s a fun exercise in creativity for him. A few weeks ago, the topic was junk drawers.  I wondered what he would say.  Lately it feels like every drawer in our house is a junk drawer.  […]

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How to Organize Your Digital Life

by Michelle 4 comments
How to Organize Your Digital Life

The new year always seems to inspire a fresh start, doesn’t it?  There is this natural desire to organize, clean out and otherwise simplify life. One area that  tends to neglect in the annual clean up is our digital content.  Just like physical clutter, this digital clutter can get us bogged down, interrupt our processes […]

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Another Way to Organize LEGOs

by Christina Brown 2 comments
Way to Organize LEGOs

Ever since Michelle shared her ideas for organizing LEGOs, I was on a mission to get our LEGO bricks organized in a similar fashion. For weeks, I lusted after her LEGO organizing system. I e-mailed her questions asking her about it.  I even put all the parts in my online IKEA shopping cart. But I […]

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How to Organize Accessories on a Budget

by Michelle 4 comments
How to Organize Accessories

One of my recent projects has been my master bedroom closet.  With use by two of us each day for over 15 years, it has taken a beating. It is not a huge space – it is considered a walk-in, but it is more of a turn-sideways-and-slide-in-so you can see what you need to find […]

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