The Easiest Way To Do Children’s Laundry

Post originally written May 2012, but I’m happy to say this is still my method, even with the addition of child four since I wrote this post. I was inspired to share this because my mom is here visiting now and commented on how she loves my laundry system for my kids. Since I’ve shared […]

DIY Foaming Hand Wash Recipe

I prefer foaming hand wash for any soap dispensers in my home that might be used by my kids, though if I’m being honest, I like to use it too. I’ve watched my children put soap on their hands many times. It goes something like this: They pump a dollop of soap onto their hands and […]

Dusting & Decluttering

There is no doubt that dusting and decluttering go hand in hand. In my business as a professional organizer, I deal with a lot of dust! When you are decluttering/organizing backs of closets and rooms that don’t get a lot of attention, there is going to be a lot of dust. I am very allergic […]

How To Declutter: The Process

When you’re going into a space for the purpose of decluttering, there is a system that makes it easier. Here’s my system: Step #1: Gather supplies You’ll need the following bins, boxes, baskets, or bags. Box #1 – The Donate Box: This box, bin, basket, or bag is for all of the items that you […]

How To Kill The Laundry Monster

  Laundry happens. And then happens again. And again and again, for the rest of forever. And maybe it is the ever-presence of it that makes it feel so monstrous to some. Laundry is the most common complaint I hear from frustrated homemakers. So I’m here today to tell you once and for all how […]

Dreaming-of-Spring Cleaning!!

Get caught up with our Spring Cleaning plans HERE. Now is the time to start getting things done!! Instead of assigning you specific days to do each of these things, I’m going to instead explain how you can figure out when to get these things done at a time that works for you. How to plan […]

Year Round Deep Cleaning: Dreaming-of-Spring Edition

Last Year on the blog we did a big Spring Cleaning challenge. I think one of the things that helps me find good strategies for organizing, is when something doesn’t work, I admit it to myself and try again. The way I structured last year’s challenge just didn’t fit with my preferred approach to spring […]

How To Clean The Kitchen {or How Not To Be Gross}

If you eat, you need to clean your kitchen every day. True story. You may have caught on that I’m blogging the basics right now. Last week I explained How To Clean A Bathroom. Earlier this week I explained the Super Tidy. Right now I am going to blow your mind with teaching you about cleaning your […]

Super Tidy!

The Super Tidy! I’ve been mentioning the Super Tidy all over the place, but I’ve never formally introduced the powerful, clutter and mess fighting Super Tidy. The idea started a while ago when I started writing “tidy up for 10 minutes – put things away” on my daily planning sheet. I would write it at […]