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6 Things To Put Into Storage

Need more space? Here are 6 things to put into storage today.   1. Unused carseats. Did you know you can get money for these? ToysRUs and BabiesRUs will give you a discount on new gear for handing over old gear. Until you get around to that, store away these awkwardly shaped bad boys somewhere other than the spaces you occupy. …

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9 Things To Look For When Renting Or Leasing

This week’s post is a little out of the ordinary. Due to recent events, I have become inspired to write about important things you need to look out for when moving into a new place. Sometimes, it can take time to really check all the items we need off a list. However, when the deal is long term, it is important …

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8 Things To Get Rid Of Right Now

A lot of the clutter in our homes consists of items we don’t notice.   We never actually use them or have too much of the same thing.   Here are 8 things you can get rid of right now. 1. CARDS. What about the time I graduated high school? What about when I had my first baby? While these are great …

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4 Tips For Inventorying Your Home

  Whether you are inventorying your home for insurance or legal purposes, check out these tips. For more information about renter’s insurance, click here.

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DDR Your Life

When it comes to home organization, it can be hard to know where to start.   We have a lot of stuff and not enough time.   We want fast results and we want the end result to be pretty.   How about a little DDR?   DOWNSIZE. This is the most important aspect of what I do. I advertise …

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7 Items To Find A Home For This Weekend And Beyond

I just had it!   If you catch yourself thinking or saying this aloud, you are not alone.   We are notorious for misplacing that one item we swear we just used.   Using three basic techniques, we can find homes for every item in our homes:   Like with like Consistency Permanent placement   1. KEYS We’ve all lost these darn …

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Spring Cleaning Your Way to Sanity

This week, we are focused on spring cleaning.   Some parts of the home need a little TLC in the upcoming months so you and yours don’t feel overwhelmed by the transition that comes with the changing of the seasons.   THE CLOSET I know a lot of you were thinking don’t say it! Alas, our closets tend to need the most work during this …

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6 Ways to Stay Organized this Summer

Alright, the kids are out of school, you’re getting ready for your summer vacation or just some good ole rest…   But what are you supposed to do when the time off sinks in and you’re left with kiddos running around?   Put them to work!   I’m kidding, but there are ways you and your family can take proactive …

Rainy Day, Shoes Away

Howdy!   Here in Texas we’ve been getting some nice and much needed rain.   The rain is great for giving us some time to enjoy being at home, but it’s easier to enjoy when we know all all our wet and muddy shoes are stored properly.   When it comes to putting away shoes, following the “place it where it …