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.

Cheap Food Storage Container Ideas

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 […]