Reluctantly Minimalist - Closet to Crib

My first chicken to tackle is one that has been pecking at me for years without me really even knowing it.  A real Foghorn Leghorn....more

Home Office Organization Month is in January

January, the Blog Goddess will be celebrating home-office organization month! Find the Blog Goddess on Instagram and tag your home office organization inspiration with #bloggoddesschallenge ...more

Latest trends in storage and space organization

Nothing is more beautiful than an organized home, where every space is used for a specific purpose. Besides the fact that you get more space, you'll also create a pleasant, airy atmosphere. Everybody inside the home will be able to find what they are looking for, and you'll free yourself from plenty of nerves and concerns if the things are there when you need them. If you have no idea where to start from, here are some of the latest trends to follow in terms of beautifully organized and functional spaces....more

Chalkboard Mason Jar Lids for your Storage Needs

Since Mike and I have been juicing I've been in need of a labeling system. We like to make juice without recipes and just try as we go so when the juice is done and we throw it in the fridge to enjoy later we usually forget exactly what's inside. Enter Chalkboard Mason Jar Lids......more
What a great idea!more

College 101: Organization and Study Tips

It's getting to that point in the semester when everything seems to be slipping out of control.  We just finished midterms, and yet all of a sudden finals are... less than a month away?!  Trust me, I've had my fair share of mental breakdowns to know the pain.  Those midnights before a paper is due when you don't even have a thesis statement?  Or those all-nighters spent cramming for exams that you know no matter how much you study for, you'll never feel prepared enough?  The woes of college life are literally endless....more

Bathroom Details: Cabinet Accessories

We all know about cabinet accessories for our kitchen cabinets, but have many of you thought about designing your bathroom vanities or cabinets to hold specific items and create organization?...more

5 Tips for Toy Organization

It’s November 4th….how many of your Christmas lists are signed and sealed? Before we go dumping another boatload of toys into our once-was-a-dining-room-now-is-a-playroom, take a minute to assess the current situation. Our situation has not always been a good one. We had buckets of mismatched toys, missing pieces, broken, battered, and bruised….and, Manufacturers, if you are listening and want my kids to test the durability of your toy I can assure you it’s crap and my kids can break it…..(Apologies. Minor digression)....more

Make Life Easier: Cut Box Tops Off!

Inanimate objects are often the source of my frustration.  All I want is to reach into the cabinet and grab a straw. I don't want to take the box out, open the lid, take out the straw, fold down the tabs, close the box, and set it back in the cabinet. Who has time for such ridiculousness? ...more
I always do. What a novel idea. Lolmore

Four Ways to Keep a Clean Car

“If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.”- Lao TzuAu secours!...more

From dreams to reality

A few months ago, overwhelmed with a mountain of niggling jobs that desperately needed to be tackled but were slowly sliding into the murky abyss of laziness and procrastination, I set out to organize my thoughts in the hopes of finally getting at least a few of these jobs accomplished. ...more
@Denise Thank you so much, Denise! I'm glad. :)more