Decluttering
Our 10 favorite organizing tips from Marie Kondo

Our 10 favorite organizing tips from Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo is more than just an organizing guru. She’s officially a verb. As in, “This weekend, I’m going to Marie Kondo my condo.” If you don’t immediately recognize her name, Kondo is a Japanese organizational guru whose book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing has become a […]

How to make your spring clean go green

How to make your spring clean go green

How to make your spring clean go green The straight talk on what all those labels really mean We love everything about spring. Yes … even spring cleaning. De-cluttering and toppling the paper mountain can be arduous, and nothing puts a damper on the sweet smell of lily and hyacinth like bleach and ammonia. But […]

5 Simple Steps to Go Paperless Once and For All

5 Simple Steps to Go Paperless Once and For All

Ever feel like you’re just moving your ever-growing pile of paper from one flat surface to another, but never really getting rid of it? Being a paper-pusher in a digital world might feel like just part of the game, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Really. Going paperless is a great way to […]

Tips for Hosting Friendsgiving in a Small Space

Tips for Hosting Friendsgiving in a Small Space

When your kids were little and you hadn’t slept in years, you probably dreamt of the day when they’d move out … but it seems to have happened way too fast, doesn’t it? Whether your kids left the nest 10 years ago or just a few months ago, you likely feel a lot of emotions […]

4 Tips for Sharing a Space with Your Significant Other

4 Tips for Sharing a Space with Your Significant Other

Moving is a big step for some, but add a significant other to the mix, and you may be dealing with twice the stress. Moving in together is an exciting milestone for couples, but shouldn’t be taken lightly. Below we have some helpful tips to make this stressful experience fun, while still focusing on the […]

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress TODAY

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress TODAY

No matter what age or stage of life we’re in, no one is immune to stress. Whether it’s that big work project breathing down your neck, an upcoming move, your kids’ graduation party, or a never-ending to-do list around the house, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you feel like you’ll never get caught up. […]

Holiday Gift Ideas That Are Experiences, Not Things

Holiday Gift Ideas That Are Experiences, Not Things

Holiday gift giving and receiving makes us all feel warm and fuzzy inside. But occasionally, we’re all guilty of giving gifts (a.k.a. things), just for the sake of giving something. We could all stand to be more conscious of the items we bring into our own spaces — and those of others — and how […]

Organizing Your Medicine Cabinet

Organizing Your Medicine Cabinet

We’ve all been there. We pop into the medicine cabinet to grab some aspirin, only to be hit by a cascade of loose bobby pins, half-folded tubes of Neosporin and expired prescriptions. It’s easy for the medicine cabinet to become an overflowing, disorganized jumble. But, with a little planning, it’s also easy to transform it […]

Shoe Organization 101

Shoe Organization 101

Heels. Wedges. Ballet flats. Boots. Everyone knows the right pair of shoes can take an outfit from blah to ooh la la. But if your closet is overflowing with pairs of shoes you don’t even wear, or you can never find the shoes you want, it’s probably time to purge and reorganize. Here are some […]

5 Tips for Keeping Your Home Organized Year-Round

5 Tips for Keeping Your Home Organized Year-Round

Organization isn’t a one-time project — it’s an ongoing practice and a shift in your mindset. The truth is, keeping your home clutter-free and your closets organized takes daily maintenance and thoughtful action. The pantry you organized last weekend won’t stay organized if you don’t put the salt back in its place every time you […]

Sell It Now Series Part 5: Staging to Sell

Sell It Now Series Part 5: Staging to Sell

Your curb appeal is through the roof. You’ve decluttered every closet, cabinet and junk drawer. You carried out your realtor’s recommendations and tackled minor home improvements. And you’ve donated your unwanted items to worthwhile causes and organizations. Now for the fun part — staging your home to SELL SELL SELL! We won’t lie—it’s our favorite […]